By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, February 02 2011 @ 06:18 PM EST
The Peking Acrobats
Since 1958, this troupe of talented diplomats of their amazing culture has been performing the ancient folk art, acrobatics, for audiences the world over. Hailing from the People’s Republic of China and carefully selected from the best acrobatic schools these gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists, and tumblers transform 2000-year-old athletic disciplines into exciting entertainment for all-ages.The Peking Acrobats made their western debut in 1986. With gravity defying contortion, dangerous wire-walking, trick-cycling, and daring chair maneuvers this group of acrobats keeps audience at the edge of their seat. They mix traditional Chinese instruments with high-tech special effects.