Acrobatic show 'Straw Hat'

( )| Updated : 2018-08-20

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"Straw Hat", the acrobatic show that has won the 10th Golden Chrysanthemum Award — the top award of national acrobatics competition -- was invited to a performance staged for US President Donald Trump's state visit to China on Nov 9, 2017.

The acrobatic show was spoken highly of by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan and US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania.

Created by the acrobatic troupe of Shandong province in East China, the lively show boasts funny elements and artistic features, combining some difficult acrobatic skills.

It contains many acrobatic movements such as throwing and catching three hats at the same time in a forward somersault, and continuous somersaults with throwing and catching of hats. Individual skills include taking turns to throw and catch six hats, and throwing and catching four hats in a rush.