Learning Chinese | Acrobatics(杂技)


Acrobatics, 杂技 zá jì

Acrobatics, originating from labor and life, is born in the Chinese primitive culture. It's an art that can directly reflect various skills. With a long history of more than 2,500 years, Chinese acrobatics is an important part of art and culture.

The unique cultural heritage is well known in the world. There are many places in China that are famous for acrobatics, such as Wuqiao in Hebei province, Puyang in Henan province, Yancheng in Jiangsu province and Tianmen in Hubei province, among which the Hebei Wuqiao Acrobatic Troupe is the brightest star, and is loved by people around the world. With a history of more than 1,600 years, Wuqiao Acrobatic Troupe has made China's acrobatic culture continue to create achievements in the world.

Since the 21st century, the Chinese acrobatic art is constantly advancing with the times through the unique intellectual creations, performance, arrangement, publicity and other aspects, to enrich the connotation of acrobatic art form, so that a lot of acrobatic art performance works with great artistic value were born.