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21.01.18: Tai Chi & Qi Gong Demo Fundraiser Day for the CLC with Shifu Liu

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Islington Chinese Association

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TJC Fund-raiser to Commemorate the Chinese Labour Corps in World War 1

21 January: 09:30 – 17:00 pm

please come and support our fundraiser, all proceeds to be donated Suitable for everyone to enjoy!

Shifu Liu with Tai Ji Circle are presenting a day of fabulous tai ji performances and hard qi gong demonstrations with tai ji and qi gong workshops for you to join in. Many celebrate Chinese doctors, among whom is Dr Wang Tian Jun, are also coming to give free treatments in the afternoon.

We all aim to raise funds for a new memorial to be opened in the autumn of 2018, to commemorate the Chinese labourers who joined British and Allied troops in the First World War. The Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) of up to 140,000 men came from China to Europe to repair trenches, bury dead bodies, repair tanks and provide backup to the troops.

We are delighted that Steve Lau who is the Chair of 'Ensuring We Remember' will also be giving us a short talk explaining the role of the CLC and the importance of their work being remembered and how that contributed to the positive outcome of World War 1.

Campaign group ‘Ensuring We Remember’ have been fundraising for a memorial since 2014, it will be a white carved stone decorative column, called a Huabiao (they serve as markers of the exceptional in Chinese), and will erected in East London, at the Royal Albert Dock, Newham. At 9.6m. tall, each metre will represent 10,000 members of the CLC. It will face due east towards the Chinese city of Jinan in Shandong Province, from where the majority of the CLC labourers originated.

For more details about the CLC see:

http://ensuringweremember.org.uk

http://multimedia.scmp.com/ww1-china/
Image from South China Post link above. Caption: A “passing out” parade at the Weihaiwei recruitment centre.

TIMETABLE OF EVENTS

9:30 Arrival and registration
10:00–11:00 Chen Taiquan & Hard Qi Gong Demonstrations
11:00–12:30 Da Bei Qi Gong workshop, the linking energy circles, and 5 Element Healing Sounds
12:30–13:30 Lunch break
13:30–15:00 Chen Taijiquan workshop Foundation training and Chen Xiao Wang’s 9 Part form
15:00-17:00 Free Chinese massage, Acupuncture, Chinese Health and Medicine advice

Fund-raiser Day Fee: £30.00 cash only if paid on the day

Tickets must be reserved for entry. Email info@taijicircle.

VENUE: Islington Chinese Association 21 Hatchard Road, London N19 4NG
Archway underground or Upper Holloway (Rail) or buses up Holloway Road.

Tai Ji Circle are members of the Chen Xiao Wang World Taijiquan Association, the Chenjiagou Taijiquan Association, the BCCMA and the Tai Chi Union of Great Britain.

https://www.facebook.com/taijicircle1 • https://twitter.com/taijicircle

Registered Charity Number 1151369

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