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Grand Master Lam Cho's 96th Birthday Celebration

Lam Cho with sons Lam Chun Fai and Lam Chun SingGrand Masters Lam Cho, the living legend of Hung Gar, celebrated his 96'th birthday on Wednesday 15th February 2006.Hundreds of guests, family, friends and Hung Gar practitioners from all corners of the world joined Grand Master Lam Cho to celebrate his birthday at the Grand Lord Sea Food Restaurant located in Prince Edward/Hong Kong.

As in previous years an overwhelming number of guests joined the birthday party to convey their best wishes and pay their respects to Grand Master Lam Cho.The international flavor of this years birthday party was evident from the hundreds of Hung Gar practitioners and students from nations such as; China,Hong Kong, England, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, Brazil, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan etc.

The entire floor of the Grand Lord Sea Food restaurant was booked of for this truly enjoyable and memorable night. A remarkable display of Lion Dance marked the beginning of this years birthday celebration. The whole restaurant was filled with the sounds of the drum, gong and cymbals as the guests enjoyed the lion dance performances. After the opening Lion Dance performance, Hung Gar students, grand students and practitioners taking part in the performances joined Grand Master Lam Cho and his immediate family to take group photos.


Grand Masters Lam Cho 96th Birthday

The photo session was followed by the eagerly awaited gung fu performances. The next couple of hours of the night was packed with gung fu demonstrations by Hung Gar sifus, practitioners, students and grand students from around the world. The gung fu demo kicked of with the inspiring performances by the future generations of Hung Ga. Nervous and excited yet full of energy and talent the younger generation of our gung fu family performed variety of hand/weapon and 2 men sets. Following the youngsters performance, one by one everyone displayed their hard earned skills by performing wide range of hand, weapon and two men sets. As far as hung gar demonstrations would go, grand masters birthday party is the place to be to see some of the best hung gar demonstrations anybody would hope to see. With great concentration, precision, power and strength, students and sifus performed many different Hung Gar forms, including; Lau Gar Kue, Jing Jeung, Gung Gee Fook Fu Kuen, Dai Pa, Kwan Do, Fu Hok Seung Ying Kuen, Sup Ying Kuen, Kuan Lan Gim, Pek Kwa Darn Do, Mui Fa Seung Long Do, Fu Hok Doy Cha, and much more.

Lam Chun Fai - Seung Long Do

As in the previous years, the main highlight of the performances and eagerly awaited demos included breathtaking performances by grand master Lam Cho's sons, Lam Chun Fai and Lam Chun Sing. The spectators were thrilled with the amazing accuracy, speed and skillfulness displayed by grand masters sons.

The night continued with the birthday feast. Everyone settled down to enjoy the delicious food and delicacies served by the Grand Lord Sea Food restaurant. The birthday party concluded with grand master thanking every guest personally for joining him at his 96th birthday.

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