Beijing Acrobatic Show Culture
Acrobatic means different kinds of skills including various force and skill performances. In ancient time, the painters always took the acrobatic performances as the important contain in the paintings. These art works reflect the acrobatic culture and the important position of Chinese acrobatic show in people’s life at that time.
When the Chinese acrobatic troupe was found, they performed in more than fourteen countries. Chinese acrobatic show takes great function on the communication of china and world. The foreign people see the industrious, brave, optimistic and civilized characters of Chinese people through the Chinese acrobatic show. The members in Chinese acrobatic show have become the messengers of Chinese culture and peace. Chinese acrobatic show gives deep impression to the foreign people. In June 8th 2007, the Hebei Wuqiao acrobatic troupe got the first national cultural relic award.
There are many Chinese acrobatic shows in many cities. Beijing also has some acrobatic skills. Beijing Tianqiao Zhongfan is a kind of flag with weapon character and be used in competitions. It is well decorated. The main part is a ten meters long pole and there is a 0.5 meter wide and 5.5 meter long silk banner on the top of the pole. The exquisite Zhongfan also add the Yingluo Baogai ornament which is consisted of one or more colorful silk cloth, ring, small flag or sateen. When people wave it, the color and sound is beautiful. When stop waving, the Zhongfan should be straight and thrown. Then people should catch it steadily. There are more than 26 kinds of movements when people play it.
Zhongfan was from Jin Dynasty and it has had thousand years’ history. Zhongfan is an ancient folk art. It is also the epitome of old Beijing especially old Tianqiao culture.
Diabolo is another skill of Chinese acrobatic show. Diabolo is usually made of wood or bamboo. It has long history in China. From the Ming Dynasty book and the historic relics in Ming tomb, we can know that the diabolo has had more than 600 years’ history at least.
The Earth Temple in Xiaxie Street Guang’anmennei Xuanwu District was built in Ming Dynasty. During the Republic of China, Every third day, thirteenth day and twenty-third day in one month, the diabolo performance and selling diabolo are important part in temple fair and festival especially in Spring Festival and the second day of the second year in Chinese lunar month. Chaoyang Theater in Beijing is a good place to enjoy the Chinese acrobatic show during your Beijing trip. If you are interested in Chinese acrobatic show, you can’t miss it in your Beijing tour. This is a good chance to know more .
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