Martial Artists & Acrobats of Tianjin People's Republic of Chi
Fox Tucson Theatre
Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 18:30
One of China’s finest troupes of its kind, these talented artists show off their superior skills in acrobatics, circus acts, illusions, and martial arts! Accompanied by traditional Chinese music, more than one-hundred performers take the stage in a spectacle of acrobatic stunts, feats of balance, juggling acts, contortion tricks, and martial arts that are guaranteed to dazzle and delight audiences The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin is a favorite of audiences throughout the world, has won numerous awards including the Silver Clown Award, and several of its acts also perform with some of the most renowned circuses in the western world. Perfect for the whole family!
The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China was established in 1957 as a combination of the former China Circus & Acrobats that was founded in 1948. It is one of the best acrobatic troupes in China with over one hundred acrobatic, magical and martial arts performers. With novelty and superior techniques, the acrobatic troupe is favored by the audiences all over the world.
About the Martial Arts
Chinese Kung Fu (Martial Arts or as popularly referred to as Gongfu or Wushu) is a fighting style which has developed over a long historical period in China. It is regarded as a traditional sport gaining more popularity and stands as a symbol for Chinese culture. There are many styles, including Shaolin and Wudang. Shaolin Kungfu came from Shaolin Temples whose tradition was mainly from the 6th Century of Tang Dynasty when Buddhism became an important philosophy of Chinese culture. Shaolin Temples’ origin was and is now still at the Songshan Mountain in Henan Province of China. The martial monks were responsible for protecting the renowned temples in the legend of Shaolin. Their division of martial arts is called Shaolin Kungfu by the Chinese people.