The troupes came from six countries, namely Canada, Belarus, Laos, Cambodia, Egypt and host Vietnam. Vietnam was represented by four troupes from Phuong Nam Art Theater, Vietnam Circus Federation, Hanoi Circus  & Variety Theater and Vietnam School of Circus and Variety Arts.

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Speaking at the closing ceremony, Ta Quang Dong, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, hailed the success of the festival, saying it offers a good opportunity for artists to exchange experience, contributing to the development of circus in Vietnam and the world.

Chairman of the arts council Ta Duy Anh stated that the quality of this year’s festival had improved with many promising young talents.

The organizing board also awarded three gold, eight silver and three bronze medals to the best acts and prizes to the best director, trainer and troupe.

Source: VNA