A Chinese martial arts tournament was held in Nairobi, Kenya on Sunday. The event was sponsored by the Chinese embassy. More than 60 young Kenyans participated in the Kungfu competition. Their age ranged from 4 to 20. Zhou Meifen, cultural counselor at the Chinese embassy in Kenya said that martial arts are a very important part of Chinese traditional culture and are getting popular among Kenyans. She said China hoped to hold more such activities in the future to promote the friendship between China and Kenya.