- In accordance the internal regulations of the World Council of Masters of Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo,
- In accordance the statutes of the World Federation of Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo,
Dear Masters, members of the World Council of Masters,
Dear leaders of the national federations,
We are pleased to inform you that the 9th World Masters Congress as well as the General Assembly of the World Federation of Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo and the 6th Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo World Cup will take place in Paris – France, July 20-23, 2022.
Here is the provisional program:
- From 16 to 19/07/2022: Reception of masters and international delegations.
- Wednesday 20/07/2022: World Masters Congress and General Assembly of the World Federation.
- Thursday 21/07/2022: Technical examination & defense of masters’ theses.
- Friday 22/07/2022: Congress results – Opening of the 6th World Cup.
- Saturday 23/07/2022: 6th world cup final.
The 9th World Congress, initially scheduled for May 2020, has been postponed until July 2022 due to the covid-19 global health crisis. This world congress will mark a new step forward for our organization on a global level as we will have to re-elect all our leaders:
- The World Council of Masters Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo: A technical executive board responsible for ethics, philosophy, the curriculum, the degree system, examinations, thesis defenses…, with the mission of monitoring, supporting and developing Vovinam’s national federations and training centers Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo throughout the world.
- The World Federation of Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo: administrative executive board that represents our Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo in legal terms, with the mission of controlling, coordinating and developing all national federations.
It will be an exceptional moment for masters and leaders to make their contributions, express their opinions and vote on decisions… on projects, proposals or international conventions… in order to make improvements to our organization.
Get ready now to attend this conference and run for election as the new management team to actively participate in the development of our organization.
The World Congress is also an opportunity for masters from all continents to take the degree examination, defend their thesis or be promoted to the next grade according to the “International Convention of Ranks”.
The organizing committee will be placed under the direction of the World Federation with the support of the Federation Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo France.
For the duration of the World Congress, we will cover the costs of accommodation and meals for the masters and presidents of the member national federations (from July 20 to 23, 2022).
Especially, the 9th World Congress will be jointly organized with the 6th World Cup of Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo.
In the coming days, the International Technical Board will send you detailed program and registration details.
We look forward to seeing you in Paris – France for the success of the 9th World Congress and the 6th World Cup of Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo.
General Secretary of the World Council of Masters,
Master Hà Kim Khánh
President of the World Federation of Vovinam-Việt Võ Đạo,
Grand Master Nguyễn Thế Thierry