To all Taekwondo fans & fanatics, World Taekwondo is coming to town. The Festival has been scheduled to be held at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium in Cheras from June 28 to July 2.
South Korea, the birth place of taekwondo, has chosen Malaysia as the venue for the 9th World Taekwondo Festival due to its rich heritage, culture, and wide variety of eastern and western cuisines.Last year 1,328 exponents from 44 countries took part in the festival held in South Korea and this year more countries are expecting to come, maybe 50 countries to coincide with Malaysia's 50 years of independence, The main objective of the festival is not about winning medals or competition, it is about bringing people together and educating them about the various cultures and traditions. The participants would comprise those aged from 7 to 77. Malaysia will become only the second country to host the festival after Taiwan played host in 2005.