Young acrobats to amaze Hong Kong audiences
Young members of the Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe will visit Hong Kong to perform at the Young Acrobats' Showcase from April 25 to 27.
The talented troupe will perform at various town halls as part of the Family Series programme presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
The young acrobats, aged 14 to 17, took Japan by storm during a recent visit there. The Hong Kong programme includes award-winning items Handstand - Morning Dew, Balancing Bowls - A Crane Standing Tall, and Diabolo Play - Happy Angel. Other attractions include acts such as "Rolling with Cups of Water - The Magical Cups", "Passing through the Loops - Yearning", "Spinning Plates - The Dancing Green", etc.
Established in 1957, the Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe is one of the most famous acrobatic groups in China. The troupe has toured many cities in China and about 40 countries and has won praise worldwide.
Schedule details of the performance are as follows:
April 25 (Fri) 8pm Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall
April 26 (Sat) 8pm Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall
April 27 (Sun) 8pm Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall
Tickets priced at $130, $100 and $70 are now available at all URBTIX outlets. Half-price concessions will be granted to senior citizens, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Discount tickets for students and CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis). Details of other group booking and package booking discount schemes are contained in programme leaflets.
For ticketing enquiries and reservations, call 2734 9009; for programme enquiries call 2268 7323, for credit card telephone booking call 2111 5999, and for internet booking, www.urbtix.gov.hk. For more programme details, visit the department's webpage at www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp
The Family Series programme also includes Eleven Cats by Chung Ying Theatre Company, The World Magic Gala, Super Kids!? by Jumbo Kids Theatre, Comet in Moominland by Manitoba Theatre for Young People (Canada), Hong Kong Children's Symphony Orchestra, Chinese Music Dynamica Concert by the Hong Kong Music Lover Chinese Orchestra and the Workshop series.
End/Tuesday, March 25, 2003