Pizza acrobats come to Istanbul .hurriyet2008-detailbox-newslink { font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:13px; font-weight:bold; text-decoration:none; color:#000000;} .hurriyet2008-detailbox-newslink:hover { font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:13px; font-weight:bold; text-decoration:underline; color:#990000;} ISTANBUL - The biggest name in pizza acrobatics, World Pizza Champions comes to Turkey to perform. Pizza is not only a tasty meal but its preparation can be an interesting and artistic to watch. Now the most talented representatives of pizza shows, the World Pizza Champions will come to Istanbul to perform Jan. 30.

The event, organized by Turkey’s largest pizza chain, Pizza Pizza, will be the team’s first appearance in Turkey.

The six-members of World Pizza Champions have come together to form an affiliation to promote their restaurants and skills. Individually each of them has performed on shows across the nation, but now they will tour the world as a team. They perform and compete at festivals, fairs, sporting events and food shows all year long. They have won more gold medals than any other pizza team in the world.

One of the members, Siler Chapman, said he had heard from his friends that Turkey was an amazing country, adding: "World Pizza Champions, are very excited to perform a show in Turkey. We have performed all around the world but the show in Turkey will be very special for us. We hope participants will see what can be created with a pizza dough."

The World Pizza Champions have appeared on many TV programs such as the Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Tony Danza Show, The Tonight Show, The Ellen Show, Rachel Ray Show, Emeril Live and Good Morning America. The group has even been entered into the Guinness Book of World Records. Many pizza operators worldwide consider its members professionals and