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ballet danceChinese Acrobatics started from Warring States Period. By the time of the Han Dynasty, the acrobatic art further developed in content and variety. In the Tang Dynasty, the number of acrobats increased enormously and their performing skills improved a great deal. Now, Chinese acrobatics can also be called a national art. The acrobatics in Shanghai is something that visitors to the city will not want to miss.

There are two famous Shanghai Acrobatic Theatres: Shanghai Circus World and Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe. Varieties of exciting programs with countless near-impossible feats of flexibility, strength, endurance, and sheer will-power are performed on stage that will leave you completely astounded. Here, you can enjoy the sight of an art form closely related to people's production and daily-life activities, uses labor tools and objects as props, including ropes, whips, poles, bowls, plates, jars, cups, ladders, tables, chairs, hats and umbrellas, etc.. Some items are based on production activities, folk games and sports, like lassoing horses or cattle, driving carts and skipping rope.

performanceIn order to give the tourists from home and abroad a brand new impression of Chinese Acrobatics culture, Shanghai Acrobatics Troupe created the new performance of "Huangpu Sensation" in 2008. This performance uses the fantastic acrobatic skills to combine the present and future, the oriental China and the Western World, the fashion and Nostalgia. In this performance, audiences can see the romantic old Shanghai sightseeing, the modern Shanghai fashionable rhythm and the Jiangnan water town attractions.

You will be enchanted by ERA- Intersection of Time that is the combination of traditional Chinese acrobatic arts and modern technology, such as multimedia, lighting, sound effects, and elaborate costumes. You will be delighted and amazed by Shanghai Fantasia, featuring some of China's most skillful acrobatic performances. Besides, you will be impressed by the Charming Shanghai, the combination of several sectors of innovation for China Acrobatics.


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