Chinese"Monkey King" visits Hanoi

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Chinese'Monkey King' visits Hanoi

Chinese actor Liu Xiao Ling Tong, who is very popular for his role in Monkey King (Sun Wukong) and the very popular TV series ‘Journey to the West’, arrived in Hanoi on December 25.

Chinese actor Liu Xiao Linh Tong performed the Monkey King's martial art in the exchange with students of Hanoi University of Culture. (Photo: Sggp)

He visited President Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and contemplated at Uncle Ho's house, in the mausoleum area. He also talked with students from Hanoi University of Culture and took part in a press conference the same day.

The warmth he received from a number of Vietnamese fans, moved the actor. He said that his role in the Monkey King (Sun Wukong) was of the most impressive parts he has ever performed in his career. Admirers have called him ‘Sun Wukong’, instead of his real name ‘Liu Xiao Ling Tong’.

The actor said that he would like to work for the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, as an ambassador in Hanoi’s University of Culture.

The 51-year-old kung-fu master also performed the Monkey King’s martial art, which has made him so popular throughout the world.

He also took part in an art performance, at the Hanoi Opera Theater, together with other actors in the evening on December 25.

He visited Ha Long Bay and voted for it a natural wonder of the world on December 26.

The actor signed a number of books at Fahasa Book Store in Hanoi on December 27 and visited the ‘SOS Children's Village’. He met with Hoang Tuan Anh, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

He will leave Hanoi on December 28, for Ho Chi Minh City and then return home on December 30.

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