All across the globe people from more than 80 countries will gather to celebrate the practice Tai Chi and qigong. Every year on the last Saturday of April at 10:00 am local time, groups will gather in different cities for the event. This year the World Tai Chi and Qigong day will fall on April 29th.
Please enjoy the World Tai Chi and Qiqong Day press release video!
The worldwide events for World Tai Chi and Qiqong Day will begin in the tiny country ofFiji, at 10:00 am their local time. The yearly event will then move west through such countries as Australia, Japan, China, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, North and South America. The last of the countries to celebrate 22 hours later are the Hawaiian Islands, at 10:00 am their local time.
It all began in 1999, when Bill Douglas organized an event to celebrate the healing benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong. He organized a group of about 200 participants to demonstrate the arts on the lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, in the United States.
The many World Tai Chi and Qigong Day events are generally organized by different local groups and schools of Tai Chi or Qiqong. To join an existing World Tai Chi and Qiqong Day event, you can visit the official World Tai Chi and Qigong Day website