Local group sponsors World Vovinam Federation
Saigon Investment Group (SGI) has signed a contract to sponsor 100,000 USD for the activities of the World Vovinam Federation (VVVF) in 2009.
The fund will support Vovinam ( Vietnam martial arts) competitions in 2009, including the first world championship from July 26-30 and the third Asian Indoor Games, both in November in Ho Chi Minh City.
Two Vovinam training courses will be held for players from Asian and East European countries and others for referees and coaches.
The Vietnamese traditional martial arts will also be introduced at the Asian martial arts festival in Thailand and other festivals in the Republic of Korea and France.
With this move, SGI, major sponsor of the Vietnam Vovinam Federation, shows its commitment to developing Vovinam in order to make it known around the world.