From September 19 to 22, the spectators of the II Minsk International Circus Art Festival were surprised and amazed by the skill and talent of circus artistes from different parts of the globe. The details are in the materials of the "Minsk-Novosti" Agency correspondent.
While the spectators were enjoying what was happening on the arena and under the circus dome, the jury were assessing the talent and tricks of the artistes. And it’s time to sum up the results.
The Grand Prix of the Festival was awarded for the attraction with white tigers "Shambhala" under the direction of Honoured Artiste of Russia Sergey Nesterov (Russia).
Gold was awarded to the air balance "Virtuoso Five" under the direction of Vladimir Plotnikov (Russia) and "Tight-rope walkers" under the direction of Rim Un Ir (DPRK).
Silver was won by "Air gymnasts in the ring" Marina Golovatskikh and Alexey Grigorov (Ukraine) and acrobats on an oncoming swing (item on the program – "Above the Clouds") directed by Alexander Skokov (Russia).
Bronze was awarded to "Aerial gymnasts on a trapeze" Anastasiya Donchenko and Anastasiya Putyato (Belarus, Belarusian State Circus), for the item on the program "Free Wire" by Li Wei (China), "Acrobats on the Transitional Ladder" under the direction of Adlet Tikanov (Kazakhstan) and "Solo-Balancer on reeds "Lenivets" guided by Roman Khapersky (Russia).
Audience Choice Award was won by "Air Gymnasts in the Ring" Marina Golovatskikh and Alexey Grigorov (Ukraine).
The prize of the children’s jury was won by the "Solo Juggler" Pablo Martinez (Mexico) and the prize of the public jury was awarded to the acrobats on the swing "MI - PARTI" directed by Yevhen Didyk (Ukraine).
The prize from the Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee will be taken to Russia by Tatyana and Andrei Yarovy for the attraction "Amuzing Bears".