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Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China
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Other programmes in the "Cheers!" Series:
Cheers!: Heroic Boys by Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China

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Showing extraordinary acrobatics skills with vitality and creativity

Public Performance
24 December 2011 (Sat) 7:30pm
Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall
$180, 140, 100*
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25 December 2011 (Sun) 7:30pm
Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall
$220, 160, 100*
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26 December 2011 (Mon) 7:30pm
27 December 2011 (Tue) 3pm
Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
$180, 140, 100*

*The sightline of certain $100 seats may be restricted

Due to the overwhelming response, there are only a limited number of tickets for box seats with restricted view left available for sale at the price of $100 at the box office of the above specified performing venues from 10 a.m. on the day of performance.  Each patron can purchase a maximum of two tickets per transaction while stocks last.

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Flowers in Bloom – Contortions
The amazing feat of the human body, contortion, is demonstrated to the full in this group performance by female acrobats by combining modern dance elements.

Flying – Male aerial act
This is an action in mid-air: rolling, strap-climbing to the top, double back bends etc..

The Playful Boys – Juggling people with the feet
This is a juggling act by the feet. The young men playfully yet deftly perform suspension, cross leaping, high diving followed by bouncing, passing from one to one etc..

Fantasy – A mass performance of ball juggling by female acrobats
Balls fly on the stage, from feet to feet, floating up and down, through the excellent and rhythmic control of the female performers.

Flexing Muscles – Male duo
A fluid presentation of muscle prowess and control by two male acrobatics. Their physical idiom is a wonderful mix of masculine strength and visual appeal.

An Adventure into Dreamland – A mass performance of balancing bowls on the head
An acrobatic stunt unique to China, involves even more challenging techniques such as double-tiered bowl tossing, quartet tossing with legs, kicking bowls to add to the stack on the head etc..

Masquerade - Pole trampolining
A stunning performance featuring the best in aerial gymnastics such as three full-rotation backward somersaults, 720° turns, double cartwheel crossover, five dives followed by a grande jeté backward somersault etc..

Angels’ Wings - Aerial gymnastics for female pas de deux
The pair performs gymnastic poses in mid-air, such as handstand changing into inverted stand, horizontal back lever, 360° turns, etc..

Scaling Heights - Soft-wire walking
An act performed by young male acrobat who rides monocycle and plays single handstand, single crutch handstand, etc., on top of a swinging high wire.

At the Crossroad - Comic acrobatics
Three handsome young men play offence and defence by rounds and rounds of forward somersaults, juggling etc..

On Cloud Nine - Aerial dance
Romance is in the air with this pas de deux performing head-to-head stands, balancing, full rotation forward somersault and catch etc..

Wecker Signa – Monocycles
The famous ‘Chrono Police’ Force performs high-altitude diving, cyclist flying over a bed of daring collaborators etc..

Family Workshop by Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China

27 December 2011 (Tue) 11:30am
Function Room, Yuen Long Theatre
Audience of age 6 or above are welcome. Children age 6 to 12 are recommended to be accompanied by adults.
Standard price ticket, each ticket admits one person only
The workshop lasts for about 60 minutes without intermission
Casual wear with sport shoes are recommended

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Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China
Founded in 1959, the Troupe has upheld the tradition of Chinese acrobatics and at the same time developed a hallmark style that is exemplary of the modern performing arts of southern Guangdong in China, by assimilating modern dance, artistic gymnastics and drama into their acts. The Troupe is a dynamic, modern acrobatics company of considerable scale. Over the years, the Troupe’s repertoires have won more than 80 national and international awards. The more recent spectaculars that have won popular acclaim at home and abroad include Journey to the West, Modern Dreams – Ghost Stories from a Chinese Studio, Glory of the Forbidden City, The Five Elements and Canton Beat. Over the years, the Troupe has won acclaim with the touring spectaculars in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America and Oceania.
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Programme Length
The programme lasts for about 90 minutes without intermission
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Ticketing and Concession

Tickets available from 15 October onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by credit card telephone booking

Discount Scheme#
Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis). Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission

"Cheers!" Series Discount#
10% off for each purchase of 2 different programmes;
15% off for each purchase of 3 different programmes;
20% off for each purchase of 4 or more different programmes.

Group Booking Discount#
10% off for each purchase of 4-9 standard tickets;
15% off for each purchase of 10-19 standard tickets;
20% off for each purchase of 20 or more standard tickets.
(HKOS 2011 X’mas Concert: A Thankful Christmas offers special group booking discount)

Each ticket admits one person only. Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discount schemes for each purchase. Please inform the box office staff at the time of purchase

# All discounts are not applicable to Puppetry Workshop for Fruit Story by Fantasy Puppet Theatre, Family Workshop by Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China and The Creation of Vegetable Musical Instruments Workshop by The Vegetable Orchestra (Austria)

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Other programmes in the "Cheers!" Series:
Fruit Story by Fantasy Puppet Theatre, The Puppet Ballet – The Little Mermaid by Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu Puppet Troupe of China, An Evening of Ballet Music by Hong Kong Symphony Orchestra, A Concert of Popular Chinese Music by Hong Kong City Chinese Orchestra, The Snowman & The Bear by City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer by Weeping Spoon Productions (Australia), A Fantastic Journey @ X’mas by Jumbo Kids Theatre, HKOS 2011 X’mas Concert: A Thankful Christmas, Red Star Red Army Chorus (Russia), ONIONOISE by The Vegetable Orchestra (Austria) and The Little Snowman & Sunflower II by Make Friends With Puppet

Please refer to the booklet and individual programme leaflets for details
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Internet Booking:
Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999
Ticketing Enquiries: 2734 9009
Programme Enquiries: 2268 7323 /

Audience of age 3 or above are welcome
Audience are strongly advised to arrive punctually. No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme
The contents of this programme do not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department
The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary

Presented by Leisure and Cultural Services Department

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