40 years celebrations to include North America's largest Chinese dragon, back
from Olympics - Hundreds parading from Yonge-Dundas Square to spread
awareness of health benefits of Taoist Tai Chi(TM) arts

TORONTO, Aug. 11 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:  A colourful parade, comprised of hundreds of members of the
    International Taoist Tai Chi Society, complete with marching bands, flags
    and the LONGEST TRADITIONAL CHINESE DRAGON in North America, measuring
    330 ft. (100 m.). As participants gather for the parade, Society medical
    adviser will explain benefits of the Taoist Tai Chi(TM) internal arts of
    health to the public.

    Why:   The International Taoist Tai Chi Society, the world's largest non-
    profit Tai Chi organization with 40,000 members in 26 countries, is
    celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2010.

    When:  Thursday, Aug 12, 2010 - rain or shine

    Where: Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto
           10:00 Introduction of international representatives
                 Conference by Dr. Bruce McFarlane MD
           11:30 Parade
                 Parade route: From Yonge-Dundas Square, north on Victoria to
                 Dundas, west on Dundas to Yonge, south on Yonge to Shuter,
                 east on Shuter to Victoria, north on Victoria to Yonge-
                 Dundas Square.
           12:30 Dragon Dance in the Square.

    Who:   All events are public.

         NOTE TO EDITORS: Selection of photos file will be available
                     from CNW Newswire as event unfolds.

SOURCE Taoist Tai Chi Society of Canada

For further information: For further information: Media Contacts (Cells): Bernard Voyer, (514) 995-5271; Dave Draper, (647) 984-5892; Mitchell Davis, (917) 208-9312; www.taoist.org

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