Jinan Acrobatic Troupe wins top award in Russia
The Jinan Acrobatic Troupe added another gold medal to its collection during the 11th International Circus Art Festival held in Izhevsk, capital city of the Udmurt Republic in west-central Russia from March 7 to 11.
The festival staged a total of 18 acts presented by circus troupes from 10 countries and regions including the United States, North Korea and Russia, involving more than 100 senior circus jugglers and acrobats.
Four Chinese acts took part in the contest, and Fearless, staged by the Jinan Acrobatic Troupe came on top with superb acrobatic skills and fascinating art performance.
According to Meng Zhaoqing, deputy head of the Jinan Acrobatic Troupe, the rules of the competition are slightly different from other ones, during which each team will contest two times and take the higher score while this one, each team has only one opportunity to present their show.
“The competition was rather tough but we still managed to hold our own and put on a wonderful performance”, said Meng.
The International Circus Art Festival in Izhevsk has been held since 2008.
Performers from Jinan Acrobatic Troupe stage the foot juggling show, Fearless during the 11th International Circus Art Festival in Izhevsk. [Photo/WeChat account: Jinan Acrobatic Troupe]