A nostalgic twist on the circus takes centre ring
TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ -
WHAT: A brief preview of some of the new attractions and
performers at the 2008 Canadian National Exhibition
HIGHLIGHTS: Hippike: A Gypsy Legend - a glimpse at a spectacular
equestrian/aerialist show featuring a recreation of the
Human Flag Pole combined with ten year-old twins
performing on horses.
Sarakasi - an authentic African Circus that will create
the classic human pyramid.
Grand illusion and Escape Artist Show - an incredible
illusion that will defy explanation.
The Rodeo - a demonstration of fast and furious barrel
racing along with lasso tricks.
WHERE: Horse Palace, Exhibition Place grounds
DIRECTIONS: Enter grounds via Strachan just north of Princes' Gates.
Proceed west along Manitoba Drive (between CNE buildings
and Gardiner Expressway). Park anywhere between Gate
No.58 and Gate No.57 and enter via Gate No.58.
WHEN: Thursday, August 14 from 10:00 am until 11am.
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