Vietnam wins silver at International Circus Festival

Circus artist Nguyen Hong Hanh from the Vietnam Circus Federation has recently won the silver prize for her performance of balancing with a sword on the string at the first Valencia International Circus Festival.

‘Balancing with a Sword o­n the String’ by Hong Hanh is a modern circus performance, attracting audience’s attention with its national identity in harmony with skillful and aesthetic acts. This performance also bagged Hong Hanh high prizes at circus festival at home and abroad.

The festival was organised by the Gran Circo Mundial National Circus Centre of Italia in Valencia in mid January 2007.

The first Valencia International Circus Festival saw 39 performances by 13 circus troupes from countries, including Russia, China, France, the US, the UK, Canada, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Italy.

Nhan Dan