Two Vietnamese artists win international circus silver medals in Russia

Tuesday, 19/09/2023 15:48
Meritorious Artist Le Dien, director of Phuong Nam Art Theater in Ho Chi minh City, has announced that two Vietnamese artists, Hien Phuoc and Thanh Hoa, won silver medals at the International Circus Festival entitled “Without Borders” held in Russia.
Meritorious Artist Le Dien (Right, bottom row) with two circus artists Hien Phuoc - Thanh Hoa at the festival. 

A circus act titled “Moment of love”  by artists Thanh Hoa and Hien Phuoc left a positive impression on thousands of international spectators and won the hearts of the judge at the festival, reported VOV.

They ultimately won a silver medal, together with other two performances from Russia.

Three circus acts from Russia and China bagged gold medals. Meanwhile, performances by artists from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and hosts Russia claimed three bronze medals.

The second "Without Borders" International Circus Festival opened on September 15 in Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg, seeing about 200 artists from Russia and abroad joining the event.

The festival is jointly organised by the Russian Ministry of Culture and the Russian State Circus Company. Teams from more than 10 countries and regions, including Russia, China, Mexico, Italy, and Ethiopia, used the event as a platform to conduct circus art exchanges.

The function lasted through to September 18, featuring over 30 circus acts of more than 200 artists from 16 countries worldwide such as Ethiopia, Germany, Italy, China, Mexico, Japan, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, and hosts Russia./.

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