Vietnam wins highest prize at Cuba circus festival

15:18 | 10/07/2017 Society

Vietnamese artists have triumphed at the Circuba international circus festival held in Cuba’s capital city Havana from June 25 – July 2.

The two Vietnamese artists receive the prize from the organising committee

Employing sophisticated techniques and Vietnamese characteristics such as bamboo and traditional folk music, the aerobatics performance “Canh chim Viet” (Vietnamese wings) by Ngoc Anh and Thu Thuy artists, delighted spectators and jurists, winning a gold medal, the highest prize at the event.

The festival provides Vietnamese circus performers with an opportunity to enhance their skills while promoting their homeland to international friends, said Hoang Minh Khanh, Headmaster of the Vietnam Circus Art and Vaudevilla School.

The Circuba festival is the world’s third biggest annual circus competition. This year’s event brought together 34 performances from 16 countries around the world.