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Ancient Chinese Martial Art - Taijiquan Marks First Anniversary As UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage In Times Square

On December 17, 2021 the ancient, elegant Chinese martial art of Taijiquan marked the first anniversary of its listing as a UNESCO world intangible cultural heritage, with a celebration in Times Square, New York City.

The Sino-American Friendship Association and Henan jointly held a Taijiquan event at Times Square in New York, showcasing the culture on the famous Disney LED giant billboard throughout the day.

A big crowd of Taijiquan experts and enthusiasts from the greater New York area also gathered live to practice their graceful Taiji movements in front of the global audience at the crossroads of the world in Times Square.

Taijiquan, also known as Chinese Tai Chi, is one of the best exercises ever practiced in human history. Chen-style Taijiquan is originated in Chenjiagou in the Henan province of China, which is wildly recognized as one of the cradles of Chinese civilization.

Rigid and flexible, Tai Chi demonstrates the culture of conveying its unique Chinese humanistic philosophy and practice to health and wellness.

Chen-style Taijiquan experts and enthusiasts practicing Taijiquan in front of the Disney giant LED in Times Square; pedestrians and tourists joining in the learning

The wonderful performance attracting many people to watch and learn

Batman and Taijiquan Champion friendly interaction

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