9​th city - Ningbo host ​2nd IDY celebration with joint Yoga - Taichi session of 1000 yoga lovers at Hai Shu Sports Stadium. (26 June 2016, Ningbo, Zhejiang)

9​th city - Ningbo host ​2nd IDY celebration with joint Yoga - Taichi session of 1000 yoga lovers at Hai Shu Sports Stadium. (26 June 2016, Ningbo, Zhejiang) (Jun 26, 2016)


1.       The ninth and final event in 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 Ningbo Municipal People’s Government today.

 


2.      The 2nd IDY celebration was hosted at the prestigious  Hai Shu sports stadium  with nearly 1000 yoga, and taichi lovers performing three hour long yoga cum taichi session to mark the 2nd IDY celebrations. It may be noted that in the Eastern China Region, Ningbo, is home to a large number of taichi and yoga clubs, many of whose followers turned out in large numbers today to participate in the event

 

 


3.      The yoga session commenced with a dance performance by  kids holding flags of India and China, followed by another​ performance by a group of Chinese girls on an Indian song. The event was attendedby DDG Sports Bureau He Changyuan and DDG FAO CHEN Guomiao along with other dignitaries

 

 


4.     Consulate General of India Shanghai had arranged an Indian Yoga teacher, who conducted the Yoga session for the 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 following community in Ningbo. A special publication chronicling the global celebrations of last year’s IDY from nearly 192 countries in the world was also presented to Ningbo city leadership.

 

 


5.       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 (20th June), Shanghai ( 21st June) Taizhou (22nd June), Yiwu (23rd June), Shaoxing (24th June), Yangzhou (June 25), and Ningbo (today), were prestigious venues

Ningbo
26 June 2016

 

 
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