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The World Famous Golden Dragon Acrobats Present “Cirque D’OR”

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty seven centuries ago. Direct from Hebei, China, the company has traveled around the world to all 50 states and to over 65 countries on five continents.

With performers trained in the rigorous art of acrobatics since early youth, the troupe has garnered international acclaim. Cirque D’ Or includes incredible performances such as; Chinese traditional dance, shocking contortionists, jugglers and tumblers and human pyramids while riding tiny bicycles.

Celebrating their 30th anniversary of continuously touring the United States, experience the Golden Dragon Acrobats as they dazzle audiences with their powerful performances.

“The impossible can be achieved, and once achieved surpassed, then surpassed again.”- AP Associated Press

“The performers show just why they’re world-famous.” – New York Post

“The acrobats are almost too perfect.” – Newsday

“The Golden Dragons present a well-paced sampler of a highly stylized art form . . . There is a precision and beauty about everything these performers do.” — The Washington Post

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“The Golden Dragon Acrobats have arrived! Men climb high up tall poles and jump between them to the sound of drums. A woman in a shining gray python-colored body stocking balances a lamp as she twists upside down on a pedestal, her body bending like cooling taffy so that it is hard to see where her limbs begin and end. Paper umbrellas twirl effortlessly, held by a pair of upturned, kneading feet; plates spin three at a time atop long, slender sticks; and a man juggles balls at the top of a three-man pyramid, effortlessly dropping down to the ground afterwards to screams from the audience.” -New York Times

Don’t miss this Gravity defying Family friendly event at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre!

WHEN: SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 & 6, 2009, Show starts at 7:30 PM

WHERE: ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE, 1340 C A1A SOUTH, ST. AUGUSTINE FL 32080

ON SALE: FRIDAY JULY 31 AT 10:00 AM

PRICES: $12.00 for Adults & $6.00 for Seniors & Children under 12 years old

For more information, please contact:

Dan Larson – St. Johns Cultural Events Division 904 209 0366 dlarson@sjcfl.us

OTHER SJC EVENTS ON SALE AT ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE

SUNDAY AUGUST 2 SLIGHTLY STOOPID, STEPHEN MARLEY, & MICKEY AVALON

FRIDAY AUGUST 7 JACKSON BROWNE

SUNDAY AUGUST 9 ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH’S 50TH “PARTY ON THE PIER” (ST. AUG BEACH PIER)

FRIDAY & SATURDAY AUGUST 14 & 15 PRO RODERO (SJC FAIRGROUNDS)

FRIDAY AUGUST 14 COUNTING CROWS & MICHAEL FRANTI

SATURDAY AUGUST 15 JUDAS PRIEST & WHITESNAKE

SUNDAY AUGUST 23 CROSBY, STILLS & NASH

FRIDAY AUGUST 28 O.A.R.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 4 ALAN JACKSON

SUNDAY OCTOBER 11 THIRD DAY

SUNDAY OCTOBER 24 BONNIE RAITT

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