(Xinhua) -- A Chinese martial arts performance group from a Chinese
university stunned local audience with healthcare exercises presented
through dancing in Namibia’s capital Windhoek Saturday evening.
According to Long Zhuan, who works for
Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, the programs focused on
traditional Chinese physical exercises and healthcare practice.
“Undergraduate students are taught and
exposed to Chinese traditional and healthcare exercises that
look at healing discomforts and other symptoms caused by
long-time sitting, and help relieve stress,” he said.
The show was hosted in celebration of
the fifth anniversary of the establishment of the Confucius
Institute at the University of Namibia.
Other performance programs included
Tai Chi, folk dances, folk songs and folk music.
Zhang Fan, Chinese director of the
Confucius Institute at the University of Namibia, said that the
celebration was also aimed at immersing people in Namibia into the
File photo shows students show
their paper cutting at University of Namibia (UNAM) in Windhoek Aug.
XINHUA PHOTO: ZHANG FAN
According to Zhang, the Confucius
Institute at the University of Namibia, is a successful example of the
exchange between Namibia and China.
The Institute, jointly built by the
China University of Geosciences (Beijing) and University of Namibia, was
inaugurated in August 2013.
The institute served more than 3,400
students in the last five years.