Chinese movie star and kung fu master Jet Li landed in Hanoi Thursday afternoon and will stay in the capital for five days to attend charity activities as a goodwill ambassador for the International Red Cross.
The Hollywood actor is scheduled to appear at the Youth Park in Hanoi from 8:30 – 9:00 am January 22 to attend a blood donation, expected to attract 2,000 and is aimed at storing blood for patients during Tet.
At 11:00 am, Jan Li will visit a mangrove forest in Nghe An province in the central region and engage in Red Cross activities in Thanh Hoa and Nghe An.
He will be back in Hanoi the following day and present gifts to 40 enthusiastic volunteers of the Vietnamese Red Cross and will reply to questions about volunteer activities from youths in the capital.
He will have a question-answer session during a press conference in Hanoi on January 24 before returning home.
At his hometown, he is chairman of the Chinese Red Cross Foundation.
Jet Li, 47, is a real martial art master that makes international fame as an action star. Jet Li is arguably one of the most famous Chinese in the world.
He began practicing Wushu at the age of 8 and after years of training he represented Beijing Wushu team in various performances and competitions.
Jet Li already started acting when he was still an active martial artist. His debut movie was Shaolin Temple in 1982, followed by 2 sequels which made him a national action star.