24 April 2008

Nearly 200 artists to participate in SEA Pencak Silat Champs

The first Southeast Asian Pencak Silat Championships is opening at 7pm today, April 24, at the Tan Binh Sports Centre in HCM City.

Nearly 200 artists from five Southeast Asian countries, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and host Vietnam, will compete in the contest for 16 sets of medals for Tanding (one v.s one) and 6 sets of medals for Seni (performance).

Vietnam hopes to take the lead at this competition because it has selected its best artists for the event.

Sourced from http://english.vietnamnet.vn/sports/2008/04/780048/

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