Jianhu County named 'Hometown of China's Acrobats'
2018-10-16 15:32:00

China Acrobats Association awarded the title of “Hometown of China’s Acrobats” to Jianhu County, Yancheng City on Oct. 12.

Jianhu is one of three birthplaces of traditional Chinese acrobatics. In 2008, Jianhu Acrobatics was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Known for its profound acrobatics culture, large number of acrobats and breathtaking shows, Jianhu is also home to the Jiangsu Acrobatic Troupe and Jiangsu Acrobatic Training Center.

Over the past 10 years, the Jiangsu Acrobatic Troupe has created more than 50 programs, with more than 30 winning awards in the province, East China, national and international competitions.

Monkey: Journey to the West, a spectacle with acrobatics, kung fu and music based on the Chinese classic had 27 performances in a row at the Lincoln Center in New York, setting a number of records.

Source:jschina.com.cn Editor:Dylan
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