Burlington Civic Music welcomes martial artists, acrobats from China

BURLINGTON ? The Martial Artists and Acrobats of the People?s Republic of China will present an awe-inspiring performance for Burlington Civic Music attendees Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. The production is sponsored by Southeastern Community College.

Accompanied by traditional Chinese music, the artists will present a breathtaking display of acrobatic stunts, feats of balance, juggling, contortion and martial arts. Since its founding in 1957, The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin has been considered to be one of China?s finest acrobatic ensembles. The troupe is a favorite with audiences worldwide and has won multiple awards, including the Silver Clown Award at the International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo.

Tickets may be bought through the Burlington Civic Music Association by calling 319-752-0336, or at the Port of Burlington Welcome Center every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets also will be available at Memorial Auditorium the night of the show.