The X International Internal
Arts Festival will take place on the 10 - 11 of November 2007 in
International Internal Arts Festival.
St. Petersburg. The First Festival was held in October 1997, only 30 internal
arts practitioners from
St. Petersburg and Moscow participated in it.
2007 marks the tenth annual festival, and more then 200 participants and
guests are expected to come.
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.
Organizing Committee of the Festival.
Tel: +7 (812) 973 26 39,
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org