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U.S. kungfu fans visit Shaolin Temple in Henan Province

2011-06-30 02:35:04 GMT2011-06-30 10:35:04(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A monk performs kungfu for the visiting U.S. martial art fans and other tourists in the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng City of central China's Henan Province, June 29, 2011. A group of more than 70 Shaolin kungfu fans from a U.S. Shaolin kungfu center on Wednesday visited the Shaolin Temple, the ancient Chinese monastery famed for its Buddhist traditions and kungfu. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

A monk performs kungfu for the visiting U.S. martial art fans and other tourists in the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng City of central China's Henan Province, June 29, 2011. A group of more than 70 Shaolin kungfu fans from a U.S. Shaolin kungfu center on Wednesday visited the Shaolin Temple, the ancient Chinese monastery famed for its Buddhist traditions and kungfu. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

Shi Yongxin (2nd L), the current abbot of Shaolin Temple, applauds the foreign disciples' performance in the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng City of central China's Henan Province, June 29, 2011. A group of more than 70 Shaolin kungfu fans from a U.S. Shaolin kungfu center on Wednesday visited the Shaolin Temple, the ancient Chinese monastery famed for its Buddhist traditions and kungfu. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

U.S. kunfu fans perform traditional Chinese kungfu in the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng City of central China's Henan Province, June 29, 2011. A group of more than 70 Shaolin kungfu fans from a U.S. Shaolin kungfu center on Wednesday visited the Shaolin Temple, the ancient Chinese monastery famed for its Buddhist traditions and kungfu. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

Shi Yongxin (2nd L, back), the current abbot of Shaolin Temple, watches two foreign "disciples" performing martial arts in the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng City of central China's Henan Province, June 29, 2011. A group of more than 70 Shaolin kungfu fans from a U.S. Shaolin kungfu center on Wednesday visited the Shaolin Temple, the ancient Chinese monastery famed for its Buddhist traditions and kungfu. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

Foreign "disciples" salute Shi Yongxin, the current abbot of Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng City of central China's Henan Province, June 29, 2011. A group of more than 70 Shaolin kungfu fans from a U.S. Shaolin kungfu center on Wednesday visited the Shaolin Temple, the ancient Chinese monastery famed for its Buddhist traditions and kungfu. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

A group of more than 70 Shaolin kungfu fans from a U.S. Shaolin kungfu center on Wednesday visited the Shaolin Temple, the ancient Chinese monastery famed for its Buddhist traditions and kungfu.

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