An African young man showcases Shaolin Kung Fu skills at Shaolin Temple in Zhengzhou city of Henan province on September 25, 2013. A total of 20 African young men from five African countries began their three-month Kung Fu learning tour here on Wednesday.
Twenty African students graduated from Shaolin Temple in Henan province after three months of Chinese kung fu training, Orient Today reported on Dec 19.
The 20 students from five African countries — Ethiopia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Mauritius — began learning Chinese kung fu and culture in the temple on Sept 25, part of an effort to strengthen cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and Africa. While studying in the temple, the foreign students lived with the monks and learned the Chinese language and Buddhism meditation in addition to kung fu.