2,000 to attend Macao International Martial Arts Festival
MACAO, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The Macao Chinese Traditional Sports Association announced on Monday that around 2,000 athletes and coaches would attend the Eighth Macao International Martial Arts Festival.
Huo Zhizhao, vice-chairman of the association, said 160 teams from France, India, Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, United States and other countries and regions would compete at Macao Polytechnic Institute from July 24 to 26.
The Macao Chinese Traditional Sports Association was established in 2012, with the aim of promoting and carrying forward traditional Chinese sports. Over 10,000 martial arts professionals from all over the world have attended the event and relevant forums.