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Chinese Wushu Performance


Sun 23 May 2010, 4:00pm–6:30pm

Where: Wellington Town Hall, 111 Wakefield St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Reserved - Gallery: $25.00
  • General Admission - Stalls: $20.00
  • Senior / Unwaged - Stalls: $10.00
  • Child (5-14) - Stalls: $10.00
  • Family (2Adult + 2Children) - Stalls: $50.00
  • Family (2 Adults + 1 Child) - Stalls: $40.00
  • Student (With ID) - Stalls: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Voyager

Wushu is one of the oldest martial arts in history. Spanning over 4000 years, wushu was once used as a means of survival and also a way of training soldiers.
The Chinese characters for Wushu are made up of two characters or words; Wu meaning 'martial' and Shu meaning 'art'.

Wushu has many elements whether as an art form; for combat; heath; self-defense; mental discipline; recreational pursuit or competition. Wushu is characterized by dynamic and fluid movements along with aerial kicks, circular techniques and weaponry.

Wushu training leads to increased flexibility, balance, physical and mental stamina, speed and dynamic power. Wushu is also good for developing confidence, character and self-discipline . Wushu can be practiced solo, paired or in groups, either barehanded or armed with weaponry.

The elite Wushu athletes from China are visiting New Zealand for the first time and will perform one show only at the Wellington Town Hall on Sunday 23 May 4.00PM.

The show will be in two parts with the first involving local performances. The second part will be a visually dynamic and entertaining performance by the Chinese wushu athletes.

Visit the NZ Kung-Fu Wushu Federation website for more information. Tickets through Ticketek.

Programme: .
Part 1: Local Groups
• Luminous Dragon Dance: Wellington Chinese Sports & Cultural Centre Dragon Troupe
• Kung-Fu Fan Dance: Wellington Chinese Sports & Cultural Centre Dance Troupe
• Gener8e Kung-Fu Hip Hop Dance: Performing to ‘Kung-Fu Fighting’ with multi-media of the late Bruce Lee
• Wushu Sword: Master Shi Mei Lin; New Zealand Kung-Fu Wushu Federation's National Coach
• Sanda Demonstration: Kung-Fu Fighting
• Maori Cultural Performance: [Including Maori Weaponry]
• Nga Taonga Mai Tawhiti Maori Cultural Club

Part 2: Chinese Wushu Athletes
• Group Exercise: Basic Skills [Comprehensive]
• Competition Wushu Events: Nan Quan; Nan Dao; Jian Shu; Dao Shu; Gun Shu; Qiang Shu; Tai Ji Quan and Jian
• Group Nan Quan: Southern Fist
• Traditional Events: Traditional Kung-Fu
• Group Dao Qiang: Broadsword and Spear
• Dui Lian: Choreographed Fights
• Group Gongfu Quan: Kung- Fu Fist
• Traditional Events: Traditional Kung-Fu
• Dui Lian: Choreographed Fights
• Group Sword:

[Programme subject to change]

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