In China, opened the 8th International Festival of acrobatic arts in Wuhan. In contemporary China, the circus is treated as a matter of national pride.
China International Acrobatics Art Festival is held annually, alternating only its venue - the city of Wuhan and Uchao. Contest-Festival of Circus Arts takes place in a huge permanent circus, which seats more than two thousand spectators. Traditionally, the competition involved about 30 rooms from around the world, which include acrobatics, stunts, trained animals, tricks and clowning.