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Chinese acrobatics, balance and magic in Porta Ferrada Festival

Twenty artists from Beijing’s National Circus o present ‘The Dream of a Journey to the East’ at the Porta Ferrada Festival, in the Costa Brava's town of Sant Felíu de Guíxols. The show, with a mix of entertainment and acrobatics choreographed to music, is directed by a showman who leads the narrative in close proximity to the spectators. Beijing’s National Circus has visited over 60 countries in the past 40 years and has won several international competitions.

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17 August 2012 08:46 PM

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ACN / David Tuxworth

Barcelona (ACN).\u2013 Beijing\u2019 National Circus has returned to the Porta Ferrada Festival, held in the Costa Brava's town of Sant Felíu de Guíxols. The Chinese circus troupe returned to the Catalan festival after its success four years ago. They put on a show called \u2018The Dream of a Journey to the East\u2019, with twenty artists showcasing the essence of Chinese acrobatics. The show comprised a wide range of entertainment, acrobatics and lighting effects choreographed to music. Founded in 1948, Beijing\u2019s National Circus has a company of more than 180 artists and a repertoire of 100 different types of acrobatics.


In the past 40 years, Beijing's National Circus has visited more than 60 countries worldwide and has won awards in several international competitions. This year\u2019s show is part of the Beijing\u2019s National Circus\u2019 tour of Spain. The performance is led by a showman who reveals the plot in close proximity to the spectators.

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  • Chinese acrobatics were enjoyed at Catalonia's Porta Ferrada Festival, at the Costa Brava (by V. Gumà)

  • Chinese acrobatics were enjoyed at Catalonia's Porta Ferrada Festival, at the Costa Brava (by V. Gumà)