Hebei Province has since 1987 held China Wuqiao International Acrobatic Festival .Each time, the festival attracted acrobatic troupes from some 100 countries from Asia, Africa, Europe, America and Australia. In general the festival is held in the last week of October or the first week of November in the other year. It is held in the capital city Shijiazhuang of Hebei Province. The insignia for the festival has an iron lion against a green background symbolizing peace and friendship. The festival has the golden lion, silver lion and copper lion prizes. It has promoted the exchanges of acrobatic art and also pushed forward the social and cultural development of Hebei Province.