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.
The photograph captures an American circus party group Firebird Productions, acrobat Alexei Goloborodko (Alexey Goloborodko).