Photo Series: Chinese Street Performances Showcase Traditional Skills
Photo Series: Chinese Street Performances Showcase Traditional Skills

This is a series of photographs of traditional arts enacted by Chinese performers since the beginning of 2005. All photographs are from Getty Images.

A handstand supported by only 4 fingers. (Getty Images)
A handstand supported by only 4 fingers. (Getty Images)
Qigong performance at a traditional arts and culture exhibition in Guangdong Province on May 3, 2005 (Getty Images)
Qigong performance at a traditional arts and culture exhibition in Guangdong Province on May 3, 2005 (Getty Images)
Street performance of stabbing at the throat with spears. (Getty Images)
Street performance of stabbing at the throat with spears. (Getty Images)
Circus performers showing different traditional arts in Beijing on February 21, 2005. Performances included lion and dragon dance, ancient musical performances, traditional operas and other vaudeville shows. (Getty Images)
Circus performers showing different traditional arts in Beijing on February 21, 2005. Performances included lion and dragon dance, ancient musical performances, traditional operas and other vaudeville shows. (Getty Images)
Performers walking on stilts. (Getty Images)
Performers walking on stilts. (Getty Images)

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