for participation in the International Internal Arts Festival
Internal arts cover many
methods of personal improvement through cultural and spiritual traditions.
The festival presents mainly Chinese internal arts schools which were based
on pre-16th century Taoism .
These schools practice “soft” Chinese martial arts: Taiji Quan, Baguazhang,
Hsing I Quan and I Quan. The development of “internal” power and other internal
qualities of human nature is the foundational principle in these schools.
Qi Gong (methods of internal energy control) is also presented.
I. The aims and tasks of The Festival.
- popularization and development of traditional internal arts as health-improving
methods, contemplation and
internal harmony discovery methods,
- strengthening friendly and creative connections between schools and
clubs, practicing IA,
- schools and training systems’ creative development , as well as experience
and information exchange in these fields.
II. When and where: 10 and 11 of November from 10-00 till
Saint-Petersburg, Kamennoostrovsky prospect, h.68, Outstanding Sportsmanship
III. Leadership and Founders of the Festival:
Festival’s Founder is StP RPO “ Wushu Federation”. Currently an organizing
Committee leads the Festival.
Famous Russian Taiji and Qigong schools and clubs from Moscow, St. Petersburg
and other cities of Russia take part in the Festival.
IV. Festival’s schedule.
November 9 , friday – arrival of out-of-town guests and participants.
November 10th, (First day, Saturday ):
Seminars by head instructors – from 10-00 till 20-00.
Evening program – dinner for Festival participants and guests (optional)
November 11th (Second day, Sunday ):
Demonstrations of groups and instructors – from 10-00 till 13-00
free time – from 13-00 till 14-30
networking (Tuishu, consultations from instructors, answers for the questions)
from 14-30 till 19.30.
V. Participation in the Festival
We invite the traditional internal school representatives to participate
in the Festival.
Participation fee is 25 Euro, tickets for guests (spectators) – 5 Euro.
Could you, please, send us participant application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications after 15.10.07 will be considered individually.
Please, in your application form list all participants, name your Club (school)
and style, name your head instructor (Master), and also if you plan to participate
in the demonstration program.
Please let us know if you need accommodation in a hotel or if you will provide
it by yourself.
Head instructors may propose a seminar topic which they would like to lead.
Please bring your displays and brochures with information about your practice
a place is reserved for advertisement. Individual permission is needed to
sell books, CDs, clothes or training weapons.
The program of seminar topics will be finalized after the application deadline.
Registration of participants and fee payments will be 10 November at 9-00
Festival (or in advance with special permission).
Organizing Committee of the Festival.
Tel: +7 (812) 973 26 39,
e-mail : email@example.com