Yoga Day plans

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BRUS­SELS: Ten Bel­gian cities will join sev­eral Euro­pean in­sti­tu­tions in mark­ing the third In­ter­na­tional Day of Yoga across the coun­try, the Em­bassy of In­dia an­nounced this week.

Mass yoga ses­sions and health work­shops will be held in con­junc­tion with yoga in­sti­tutes, schools and uni­ver­si­ties be­tween June 17 and 25. A flag­ship event will be held at the Bois de la Cam­bre park in Brus­sels on June 18, where thou­sands are ex­pected to at­tend.

The UN Gen­eral Assem­bly de­clared June 21 as In­ter­na­tional Yoga Day in 2014, af­ter a res­o­lu­tion pro­posed by In­dia and sup­ported by 175 coun­tries. – Xin­hua

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