The much anticipated Nigeria First Chinese Wushu Performance Championship, popularly known as Wushu Kung-fu has began in Lagos, the open registration which is the first stage of the competition came to a close on Saturday July 31, 2021, followed by a rigorous screening.
After selecting the men from the boys, 72 contestants were picked, consisting of 48 senior and 24 junior both male and female, all made it to the next stage.
The next stage of competition which will give the contestants the opportunity to move to the finals with their performance, which will be judged by highly respected Wushu practitioners from China, Nigeria and other Africa Countries.
The event, which is the first in its series is organised by the Wushu Development Association of Nigeria and Huaxing Arts Troupe Nigeria, is supported by Nigerian Wushu Kung Fu Federation and Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos.
The next stage of the competition will be broadcasted on national television and radio and as well, streamed online across all social media platforms, while different lots of excitement, as cash prizes and lucky draws will be won by viewers and participants who take part in voting for their favourite contestants .
While Urging the public to take part in the voting, the Chairman of the Chinese Industrial and Commercial Enterprises Association and Huaxing Arts Troupe Nigeria, Dr Eric Ni, has emphasized that public voting on www.huaxingwushu.sgelbuilding.com has become very crucial at this stage to keep the contestants moving for the grand prize which is sum of 1million Naira for the gold medalist, and 700 thousand Naira for silver medalist and 500 thousand Naira for the bronze medalist in the senior category, also in the junior category, prizes will be 700 thousand Naira for the gold medalist, 500 thousand Naira for silver medalist and 300 thousand Naira for the bronze medalist respectively.
The Huaxing Arts Troupe Nigeria with the support from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos and the assistance from all Chinese Communities are solely working for the good relationship between China and Nigeria.