Not only does Beijing offer breathtakingly beautiful scenery, but it also allows you to experience one of the most accessible and traditional forms of Chinese entertainment; acrobatics. China is highly regarded as having some of the most amazing acrobatic shows around the globe, so why not follow the bandwagon and visit one of these amazing shows today with The China Travel Depot.
The tradition of Chinese acrobatics has existed in the culture for over two thousand years and continues today at the country s main training school; Wu Qiao (located in Hebei province) where training begins for students at the age of 5. Some of the most common acts include lion dances or dragon dances (acrobats in hefty costumes dance, roll and jump like lions and dragons), sword swallowing, fire breathing, conjuring and juggling. You may even be treated with a costumed ostrich while the acts prepare their next act.
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