Vietnam wins Silver Lion Award at Int’l Circus Festival in China

‘Power of the Arm’ performance by circus artists Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep of Ho Chi Minh City Circus Troupe won the Silver Lion award on Oct.31 at the 13th Int’l Circus Festival in Hebei Province in China.

Artist brothers Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep perform "Power of the Arm".

Earlier, the performance had won three prizes at the13th 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.

The ‘Power of the Arm’ performance had also won the 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.

The Circus Festival in China attracted artists from the US, Canada, Russia, France, Belarus, Mongolia, Germany, Spain, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Sweden, Australia,  the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Vietnam and China.

By Do Hanh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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