Photo Opportunity/Media Advisory - Thursday, August 14-10:00am - Sample the Sizzle of the 130th Annual CNE

    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.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Chris McDowall, (416) 263-3817,; Tran Nguyen, (416) 263-3823,; Marcy
Kuzemchak, (416) 263-3821,; Rhiannon Clifford, (416)

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