China Wuqiao International Circus Festival

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Country and Region ChinaHebei
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China
Festival Contact Information

China Wuqiao International Circus Festival
No. 169 Yuhua West Road
Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China 050000
Phone: +86-311-87871418
Fax: +86-311-87881748

Festival Description

China Wuqiao International circus Festival—CWICF is named after the famous birthplace of acrobatics—Wuqiao, Hebei, which is a magnificent and comprehensive international meeting of circus and acrobats. CWICF is held in Shijiazhuang, the capital city of Hebei Province, only in odd years once every two years, generally in the last week of October or the first week of November since 1987. CWICF has become a splendid meeting place of acrobatics famous both in China and abroad. Every country who excells at acrobatics has sent acrobatic groups to participate in the festival. More than 30 countries and over 180 programs have appeared on the stage of CWICF, therefore the scale, the quality and the organizing methods of CWICF have all reached an international standard.

CWICF promotes domestic and foreign exchange of acrobatics arts, and it has greatly influenced the world and has been honored with “The Oriental Acrobatics Racing Place of the World”. Performers from China, Russia, France, the United States, Germany, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Spain and other countries and regions will present 31 repertoires during the festival which will last for nine days.

Festival Dates October 30 - November 15, 2010
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