PHOTO GALLERY: Water works: a look into a traveling circus

Elena Stefanova, another female contortionists of Cirque Italia, poses in the air held by silk aerial wraps while spinning a hula hoop around her arm on Sunday night in the parking lot of Sears in Greenwood Mall.

Manuel Rebecchi created the traveling show Cirque Italia back in 2012, performing all over the United States. The Italian entertainment company brings this aquatic performance for the first time in Bowling Green this weekend starting on Thursday and ending on Sunday. The performance consist of many talented artists from all over the world including U.S., Portugal, Cuba, Brazil, Bulgaria, Columbia and Italy. The artists performed many acts such as aerial, hand balancing, contortion and other surprising acts on a custom built water stage.