The Chinese State Circus is coming to town

Mayo is no stranger to playing host to some of the best events from the world of culture and arts and this spring will be no different as the fantastic production of the incomparable Chinese State Circus will be wowing audiences in Castlebar. China’s greatest circus will take to the stage at The Royal on Monday, April 15 with their premiere show ‘Yin Yang’ as part of their 12 date theatre tour across Ireland.

This extravaganza showcases only the best in entertainment; witness acrobats defying gravity as the ancient discipline ‘Icarian Games’ returns to centre stage. An act rarely seen in circus arts, steeped in tradition, this remarkable display of human juggling where the human body becomes catapult and catcher in an elaborate, explosive and highly choreographed presentation of power, poise and agility. The show features traditional Chinese acts with the amazing legendary ‘Bicycle Act’ which will keep the audience on the edge of their seats as 12 artistes manoeuvre onto a single bicycle.

Witness the unpredictable and exhilarating twists of foot juggling with drums, the famous swinging poles, the sensational contortionist and the dynamic hoop divers with their amazing somersaults, leaps and jumps which all go towards completing this action packed programme. Suitable for an audience of all ages, with elaborate sets, soaring musical score and extravagant new costumes this will entertain the entire family long after the final curtain falls. Don’t miss this stunning production that features the most daring, breathtaking and thrilling artistes to come to our shores. Take a new look at the world’s greatest circus! For more information or to book tickets visit


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