Episode of Series “Human Face of China”.
Based in Sian, on the old Silk Road to the west, the Shensi Provincial Acrobatic Troupe is skilled at their art, and loved by the people who see them perform. The Troupe’s tradition goes back two thousand years. It spends as much as eight months of the year on tour.
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