The results are in! FIRCO 2021, the “after-pandemic” edition, took place this October. The festival is an exhibition of Iberoamerican talent at the Teatro Price, centering Madrid as a home base for the circus arts and supporting new Iberoamerican artists. This year’s festival was particularly special, as it signified to many the return of the circus industry and celebrated art for art’s sake. At the beginning of the month, each participant was judged by a specialized jury. The jury evaluated the participants for First, Second, and Third Prize, as well as a few more awards! After a thorough display of circus, strength, and artistry at the festival’s gala, the winners have been announced. CircusTalk would like to extend our congratulations to each of the following award recipients!
b b c The Winners FIRST PRIZE: Cia Omkara, Straps, Colombia ...
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Lydia is a Sailor Circus graduate currently based in Florida who was featured in the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. She is a Florida State University alumna and former member of the FSU Flying High Circus who received a degree in Media Communication Studies and Spanish. Her disciplines include trapeze, aerial silks, and Spanish web.