On October 22nd, a picture of Wudang Mountain with Chinese “Transnational Wudang global assembly order” and “Heroes, please stay” displayed on the big screen of Times Square in New York attracted the passersby. On the picture, Wudang Mountain was like a fairyland and the Taoists practiced martial arts on the mountain ridges, which creates an infinite imagination.
The display of Wudang Mountain picture at Times Square is an overseas tourism promotion of Wudang culture jointly conducted by Wudang Mountain Tourism Bureau and Sina.com. It displays the magnificent Wudang Mountain to invite overseas tourists to visit here, become the Wudang “People” and experience the fairy-like “Tao” lifestyle and feel the charm of Wudang culture.
Wudang Mountain is located in Shiyan of Hubei Province in China and it is known as the gorgeous natural scenery, magnificent ancient buildings, boundless blue Tai Chi holy water, mysterious subtle Wudang martial arts and unique Taoism culture. In addition, Wudang Mountain is the world’s cultural heritage, the famous Taoism shrine and also the birthplace of tai-chi. It is the reflection of the imperial cultures of “The Imperial Palace in the north, Wudang in the south” and Taoism culture of “Tao following the natural rules; Man is an integral part of nature”. UNESCO experts highly praise Wudang Mountain for its ancient buildings which represent the highest level of Chinese art and architecture during thousands of years and claim that Wudang Mountain is “one of the world’s most beautiful places.”
“This is a call for Wudang cultural tourism to the world.” Sina Hubei said. On Weibo, Facebook and other platforms, Chinese traditional culture has always been a hot topic for Chinese and foreigners. As the birthplace of Taoism and Wudang martial arts, Wudang Mountain, the world cultural heritage site, is attracting more and more tourists from all over the world. In this context, Sina Hubei and Wudang Mountain Tourism Bureau jointly launched the transnational V-Wudang experience tour activity – “Transnational Wudang People gathering at Wudang Mountain to find Tao”, During this event, celebrities from six countries invited weibo users to visit Wudang Mountain. Celebrities like the youngest speaker of the Lecture Room @Wei Xin, Rio Olympic champion @Liu Huixia, Weibo well-known science blogger @Bowu Magazine, Weibo well-known culture blogger @Tao net, Weibo well-known short video blogger @RZ Mr. Smart, the Consul of the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Wuhan @Lin Cairen, the guest of Argentina at the Informal Talks of Hubei TV @Gong Biyang, Chinese Bridge champion @Bei Letai joined the event and the total number of fans reached 20 million+.
Would you like to come to Wudang Mountain gathering with Chinese and foreign guests to enjoy the scenery, taste the vegetarian food, listen to the traditional Chinese music and learn martial arts?