MEETING WITH THE ABBOT OF SHAOLIN TEMPLE IN HENAN

The 2016 session brought together 40 Chinese and French young leaders in Henan and Beijing, during a four-day seminar, from September 16 to September 19.

The main theme of this year’s session was “Heritage and Innovation”.

Overview of the Young Leaders Program in 2016:

• Discussion between young leaders on « Heritage and Innovation », hosted by Mr. Cédric VILLANI, mathematician awarded Fields Medal and Mr. Frédéric RAILLARD,  2013 Young Leader and co-founder of Fred & Farid

• Interview with Mr. LI Yuanchao, Vice-President of the People’s Republic of China

• Visit of « the New Silk Road » infrastructures in Zhengzhou

• Meeting with Mr. Jean-Pierre RAFFARIN, former Prime Minister, in the Embassy of France in Beijing

• Visit of the Shaolin temple, where kung-fu is originated and interview with the Abbot on « Why is Kung-fu so modern? »  

• Visit of SOHO 3Q co-working space in Beijing