At the media briefing on the seventh International Traditional Martial Arts Festival - Binh Dinh (Photo: VNA)

According to vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tuan Thanh, who is also head of the organizing board, more than 800 martial art masters and practitioners from 20 localities across the country will compete at the event.

Furthermore, it swill see 203 foreigners from 14 nations such as India, Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Canada and Morocco. As a result, the number of the participants at this year’s event will be double that of the previous edition in 2016.

Mr Thanh added that after this year, the festival will become a triennial event instead of biennial one to ensure effective organisation. 

Notably, an activity aiming to honor cultural values and the quintessence of Vietnam’s martial arts will be arranged./.