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Yoga event celebrates China's 70th anniversary



A mass group of enthusiasts eagerly practice yoga together in Hohhot, in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on June 22. [Photo/nmyouth.org.cn]

A yoga event was held in Hohhot, in Inner Mongolia autonomous region on June 22, attracting more than 1,000 yoga lovers from companies, universities and clubs across the region.

The event was staged to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. And it was also part of activities to welcome the 14th National Winter Games, which will be held in February 2020.

Organized by the regional Youth League Committee, sports authority and volunteer association, the event was a demonstration of yoga skills, with an aiming of promoting a healthy lifestyle among locals.

According to the organizers, they will also hold hiking activities, a series of marathons and winter camps this year to celebrate China's 70th anniversary.


Yoga lovers wave national flags during a yoga event staged in Hohhot, in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on June 22. [Photo/nmyouth.org.cn]


Get-togethers like this one are a source of joy for enthusiasts. This event attracted over 1,000 yoga lovers, when it was staged on June 22. [Photo/nmyouth.org.cn]