Performance’s circus artists mark 15-year career

A Circus art & contemporary dance performance marking the 15-year career of circus artists Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep of Ho Chi Minh City Circus Troupe will be organized at Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on November 3.

Circus artists Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep at the press conference.

The show will honor the beauty of the country, Vietnamese people, love for the country, brotherhood as well as highlighting national pride, unity and solidarity.

Artist brothers Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep were born into a circus family. They have performed in more than 30 countries and territories throughout the world and receive many local and international circus awards.

The event also celebrates the 10th anniversary of the “Power of the Arm” performance by circus artists Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep.

“Power of the Arm” performance was invited to participate in the Monte Carlo International Circus Festival in January 2013.

It triumphed over many contestants and won the Grand Prix Award at the 10th International Circus Festival ‘Circuba 2011’ in August in La Habana in Cuba.

The performance also won three prizes at the 13th International Circus Festival in Italy from October 13-17, which included a silver medal and two minor titles awarded by the world’s leading circus groups- - Monte Carlo Circus and Cirque du Soleil.

‘Power of the Arm’ got the Silver Lion Award on October 31, 2011 at the 13th Int’l Circus Festival in Hebei Province in China.

The item also took first prize at the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia young circus talent competition in 2009 and a gold medal at the Hanoi International Circus Festival in 2010.

By Van Tuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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