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Chinese national acrobatic team premieres in Myanmar's Yangon

2012-04-30 00:11:49 GMT2012-04-30 08:11:49(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Acrobats from Chinese national acrobatic troupe perform "Plates Spinning" during a fund-raising show for Myanmar Library Foundation at the National Theatre in Yangon, Myanmar, April 29, 2012. Under the cultural exchange program of the two countries, the troupe will proceed to Nay Pyi Taw and give a charity show next Wednesday and to Mandalay next Friday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Jin Fei)

Acrobats from Chinese national acrobatic troupe perform "Ballets and Hand to Hand Balancing" during a fund-raising show for Myanmar Library Foundation at the National Theatre in Yangon, Myanmar, April 29, 2012. Under the cultural exchange program of the two countries, the troupe will proceed to Nay Pyi Taw and give a charity show next Wednesday and to Mandalay next Friday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Jin Fei)

An acrobat from Chinese national acrobatic troupe performs "Slack Wire" during a fund-raising show for Myanmar Library Foundation at the National Theatre in Yangon, Myanmar, April 29, 2012. Under the cultural exchange program of the two countries, the troupe will proceed to Nay Pyi Taw and give a charity show next Wednesday and to Mandalay next Friday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Jin Fei)

Acrobats from Chinese national acrobatic troupe perform "Umbrella Juggling" during a fund-raising show for Myanmar Library Foundation at the National Theatre in Yangon, Myanmar, April 29, 2012. Under the cultural exchange program of the two countries, the troupe will proceed to Nay Pyi Taw and give a charity show next Wednesday and to Mandalay next Friday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Jin Fei)

YANGON, April 29 (Xinhua) -- The China National Acrobatic Troupe (CNAT) staged its first performance in Myanmar's Yangon Sunday evening under the cultural exchange program of China and Myanmar.

The show was attended by Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Li Junhua and Cultural Counselor of the Chinese Embassy Gao Hua.

The China National Acrobatic Troupe performed famous programs of plates spinning, group diabolos, contortionist, bicycle skills and other performances at the occasion.

All the audiences applauded the special eye-catching performance of the Chinese acrobatic team which plays an important part in various cultural exchange activities in and out of China.

"It is the most wonderful show that I have ever watched and I was impressed by this performance," an audience said.

The troupe will proceed to Nay Pyi Taw and give a charity show next Wednesday and to Mandalay next Friday and Saturday.

CNAT is the first national performing arts troupe established by the Central Government of China and CNTA has visited 120 countries and regions across the world up to 2011.

CNTA not only preserves many traditional programs, but also integrates acrobatics, music, dance, drama, Chinese Kungfu and Beijng Opera. It has won 52 golden awards at renowned festivals at home and abroad since 1957.

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