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The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China

October 8 @ 2:30 pm

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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, 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 award-winning Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin is a favorite of audiences throughout the world, having also performed with some of the most renowned circuses in the western world.  A spectacle like no other, this is a performance fit for the whole family!

About The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin
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.  The troupe of acrobatic, magical and martial arts performers is widely regarded as one of the most storied and best acrobatic troupes in all of China.

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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.

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Phone: 972-252-2787 (ARTS)
Hours: Noon to 5 pm, Tuesday through Saturday

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Date:
October 8
Time:
2:30 pm
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Organizer

Irving Arts Center

Venue

Carpenter Hall
3333 North MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75062 United States
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