China is a
world-renowned land of acrobatics and martial arts. There are many top-notch
acrobatic troupes, including the China Acrobatics Troupe, the Beijing
Acrobatics Troupe and the Sichuan Acrobatics Troupe. Wuqiao County, Hebei
Province, is the venue of an annual international acrobatic festival.
Chinese acrobats have developed an endless number of stunts which have won
many awards in international competitions. Chinese wushu (martial arts) is
so prestigious on the global scene that Zhengzhou, Henan Province, has
become the mecca for wushu lovers who congregate there for an annual
international wushu festival. Every morning street corners and public parks
are thronged with people practicing Chinese martial arts.