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Announcing the Winners of the IDOL Circus Festival 2017

In the aftermath of the tragic accident, let’s celebrate and share the extraordinary achievements of the IDOL Circus Festival 2017.

The professional jury, awarding the IDOL Awards and the Grand Prix, among others included the founder and director of the German circus “Roncalli” Bernhard Paul, Deputy Director of the Great Moscow State Circus, Tatiana Zapashnaya; stage director of the Moulin Rouge Thierry Outrilla, Russian and American actor, producer Igor Zhizhikin, award-winning clown, David Larible, and the head of the Hungarian Capital Circus, Peter Fekete. Along with the professional jury, a media jury assigned the RING awards. With their votes, the audience awarded the AUDITORIUM Prizes.

GOLDEN IDOL

1. Training of the Predators “Baronets” led by Natalia and Andrey Shirokalov’s. Troupe of Giya Eradze · Russian State Circus Company (Russia)

2. Aerial ring “Secret of My Soul” performed by Oleksii Grigorov and Marina Glavatskikh (Ukraine/Russia)


SILVER IDOL

1. Russian Cossacks led by Violetta Alexandrova-Serzh. Russian State Circus Company (Russia)

 

2. High School of Equitation led by Yuriy Volodchenkov. Troupe of Giya Eradze · Russian State Circus Company (Russia)

 

3.  Ropewalkers Over the Net led by Roman Chizhov. Great Moscow State Circus (Russia)


BRONZE IDOL

1. Aerial silks Tangoperformed by Ambra and Yves (Italy/Spain)

 

2. China National Acrobatic Troupe Pagoda of Bowls. People’s Republic of China

3. Gymnasts on horizontal bars led by Alexander Rudenskiy. Russian State Circus Company (Russia)

4. Clowns trio Without socks. Russian State Circus Company (Russia)


GRAND PRIX OF THE JURY

Teeterboard acrobats led by Kim Kang Chol (DPRK)


Media Awards
GOLDEN RING

Aerial ring Secret of my Soul performed by Oleksii Grigorov and Marina Glavatskikh (Ukraine/Russia)

SILVER RING

Russian bar Cheerful Singing from the Bamboo Grove. Fujian Acrobatic Troupe(People’s Republic of China)

BRONZE RING

High School of Equitation led by Yuriy Volodchenkov. Troupe of Giya Eradze · Russian State Circus Company (Russia)


Audience Awards
GOLDEN AUDITORIUM

Teeterboard acrobats led by Kim Kang Chol (DPRK)

SILVER AUDITORIUM

Aerial ring Secret of My Soul performed by Oleksii Grigorov and Marina Glavatskikh (Ukraine/Russia)

BRONZE AUDITORIUM

Ropewalkers Over the Net led by Roman Chizhov. Great Moscow State Circus (Russia)

 

Congratulations to the winners and all the participants!