An item performed by the Vietnamese delegation at the International Circus Festival 2019 (Photo: dantri.com.vn)

The information was unveiled by the Department of Performing Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The festival is a cultural event, aiming to promote cultural and art cooperation between Vietnam and other countries in the world.

It is also an opportunity for artists from the host country to introduce Vietnam's circus art values to international friends, as well as help Vietnamese art managers and circus artists to have conditions to exchange, learn and share experiences with international units in the process of art creation.

The Vietnamese delegation includes five units: Vietnam Circus Federation, Phuong Nam Art Theater, Intermediate School of Vietnamese Circus Art and Vaudeville, Vung Tau Legerdemain and Circus Troupe, and Ho Chi Minh City Theater Association.

Circus skills registered to perform at the festival include acrobatics, juggling, balance, legerdemain and humor.

The International Circus Festival 2019 is scheduled to take place from October 15th -20th at the Hanoi Central Circus./.

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