|HCM circus artists Hoang An and Thu Hiep won the prize with their act Du Chong Dau. — VNS photo sggp.org.vn
HCM CITY (VNS) - Two Vietnamese circus artists from the HCM City Circus Federation won the silver medal at the four-day Figueres International Circus Festival that concluded in Spain yesterday.
Hoang An and Thu Hiep won the prize with their performance Du Chong Dau (Swinging). Last year, this piece won them the Silver Bear prize (equivalent to the silver medal) at the NiKulin Moscow Circus Festival in Russia and the Golden Horse prize (Golden prize) at the Almaty Circus International Circus Festival in Kazakhstan.
The festival this year drew the participation of 27 circus acts from 14 countries and territories across the world including the US, Russia, China, Brazil, Japan, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Ukraina, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Argentina and the host country Spain. — VNS