3rd city - Zhenjiang - hosts the 2nd IDY celebration in Eastern China today, 1000 Yoga lovers join in at the Zhenjiang Sports and Convention Center

3rd city - Zhenjiang - hosts the 2nd IDY celebration in Eastern China today, 1000 Yoga lovers join in at the Zhenjiang Sports and Convention Center (Jun 20, 2016)

3rd city – Zhenjiang – hosts the 2nd IDY celebration in Eastern China today, 1000 Yoga loversjoin in at the Zhenjiang Sports and Convention Center

( 20 June 2016, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu)

The third of the nine city celebrations of the 2nd International Day of Yoga (IDY) in the Eastern China Region was jointly organized by Consulate General of India, Shanghai along with Zhenjiang Municipal People’s Government today.

2. The 2nd IDY celebration was hosted at the Zhenjiang Sports and Convention Center and nearly 1000 yoga lovers from Zhenjiang registered and participated in the Yoga celebrations. It may be noted that in the Eastern China Region, Zhenjiang, hosted the third such mass Yoga performance, given the large numbers of the participants that joined in the celebrations today.

3. Giving the inaugural address at the IDY launch, Vice Mayor of Zhenjiang, Mr. Wang Changsheng, welcomed the introduction of Yoga culture into Zhenjiang and hoped that Yoga, given its large following in Zhenjiang, had the potential to promote values of harmony and peace between India and China.

4. Consulate General of India Shanghai had arranged through local resources a Chinese speaking Indian Yoga teacher, who conducted the Yoga session for the nearly 1000 Yoga practitioners, based on the Common Yoga Protocol sent by the Department of AYUSH. The event was extremely well received by the large number of Yoga follower community in Zhenjiang.

5. A special publication chronicling the global celebrations of last year’s IDY from nearly 192 countries in the world was also presented to Zhenjiang city leadership by Consul General of India in Shanghai, during the inaugural ceremony.

6. It may be noted that in the Eastern China region of Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu, 2nd IDY celebrations are being organized by CGI Shanghai from 18 – 26 June, one day each across nine cities in ECR, with theme of “Nine cities, Nine Days, Bringing together 9000 Yoga Lovers closer to India”! Each of the venues chosen in the nine cities, i.e. Wenzhou (18th June), Wuxi (19th June), Zhenjiang (today), Shanghai (21st June) Taizhou (22nd June), Yiwu (23rd June), Shaoxing (24th June), Yangzhou (25th June), and Ningbo (26th June), will be at prestigious open/ public spaces with participation from more than 1000 people at each venue.

Zhenjiang ( Jiangsu)
20 June 2016

 
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