China has one of the oldest civilisations in the world. Za Ji, a variety of feats, were interwoven with the people’s productive labour, daily Lives and cultural beliefs. Over the long course of its development, Za Ji has always retained its explosive vitality, its roots run so deep into the daily lives of the people. Among the world’s rich heritage of performing arts, Za Ji is one of the nation’s specialities.
Founded in 1956, Anhui Acrobatics is a full-time professional troupe dedicated to performing on both the domestic and the international stage. Recent Chinese policies of opening-up and reform have brought about unprecedented changes to the troupe. A number of new items combining traditional Chinese characteristics and modern rhythm as one are now being presented to the public and are winning rave reviews both at home and abroad. As of 1995, China had signed cultural co-operation agreements with 133 countries, and has developed close cultural relations with over 160 countries and regions.
With its astonishing performances, Anhui Acrobatics has become a leading player in Chinese acrobatics
and in international cultural exchange. Anhui acrobatics has won a host of medals for such acts as ladies and their chairs, the jumping stunts and rolling cups.For half a century Anhui acrobatics has performed in over forty countries including France, Germany, Italy, USA, Canada, Japan, Norway, Sweden and Australia.
This is the first time that Anhui acrobatics visited Britain. Through its performances, The show has received many media reviews: