|Jump has toured around the world, no translation needed|
It was performed at the Jockey Club auditorium in Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hung Hom and practically all the seats were filled. It's a relatively intimate space which is good for a show like this.
|An "old man" hands out candies to kids|
Each of the performers owned their own characters by creating their own moves to add a bit of personality, particularly the uncle, the suitor and one of the robbers with crazy hair.
|He insists on everyone letting him pass by...|
Their first performance was in Japan in 2002 and soon afterwards the show was renamed Jump. Since 2005 it has toured around the world with over 10,000 performances seen by over 4 million people.
It's a pity the Chinese with its long acrobatic history, could not come up with a show like this. It's right up their alley, being the home of martial arts. There's Cirque de Soleil and now Jump. What about China combining all its talents into a money-making show like this? And even better -- a soft power initiative?