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Circus Festival spins on in Guangdong Province

11-26-2013 09:15 BJT

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The biggest circus festival in the country is continuing in the southern city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province. Let's check out some of the moves at the China International Circus Festival.

Keep steady, take aim, and...shoot!

This unusual trick is performed by Alexandra Sasha from the United States. Born in New York in 1994 to acrobatic parents, Sasha began her training at the tender age of just 7. She has headlined many productions around the world, including the famous “Cirque Du Soleil”.

We caught up with the acrobatic prodigy after her show.

Alexandra Sasha, Acrobat, said, "It takes a lot of control...I’m the first and only one in the world to have mastered the trick."

And this next performance might just hypnotise you, or at least make you queasy...Canadian acrobat Francis Pero presents this head spinning display.

Acrobat Francis Pero said, "To get rid of being dizzy i have to work hard for a year and a half....I was able to spin without it. "

The festival, which started last Wednesday, features a total of 30 performances. The event runs until December 1st. So come and witness some heart-stopping action for yourself.

 

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CCTV.com

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