CIMU celebrates Ohio Kung Fu and Tai Chi Day

people watch as a large group performs martial arts on an outdoor stage

The Confucius Institute performed at Ohio Kung Fu and Tai Chi Day on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Staff, visiting international scholars, and student club members traveled to Dublin, Ohio for the annual festival, of which CIMU is a sponsor.

CIMU hosted a calligraphy booth, where visitors could learn how to write Chinese characters.

As the performances started, several hundred guests crowded around the stage to see various martial arts groups.

CIMU’s martial arts instructor Zenghui Xing demonstrated a sword routine. Later, CIMU staff, students, and international scholars performed a routine, which combined kung fu and tai chi.

Throughout the event, many talented groups demonstrated their mastery of Chinese martial arts.