Circus News

China, Mongolia Win Gold Prizes at 12th Budapest Int’l Circus Festival

BUDAPEST, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — The Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe and the Mongolian Nomuna Troupe placed first at the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival Sunday at the Capital Circus of Budapest.

Besides the two gold prizes, three silvers went to Andrejs Fjodorvs from Latvia, the Russian duo Funcoholics and the Russian trio Without Socks.

Spectators watched a special lotus bloom during the performance of the Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe. Unlike traditional umbrella jugglers, new juggling skills were offered through the pulsating movement of elegant human lotus that originated in the Chinese culture.

The umbrellas shone as the petals of the bloom of a magnificent human composition, and demonstrated the amazing beauty of the Chinese temperament. The Chinese troupe also wowed spectators by presenting an amazing diabolo act.

 

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