Last update: 17:11 | 08/02/2018
The Vietnam circus festival 2018 will entertain audiences in Hanoi and the three central provinces of Thanh Hoa, Quang Binh and Nghe An from March 3 to April 16, in order to welcome the Lunar New Year festival.
An acrobatic circus performance using leather straps by artists Van Thai and Thu Huong
According to the Vietnam Circus Federation, the festival will feature award-winning events on domestic and international stages, including an acrobatic circus performance using leather straps by artists Van Thai and Thu Huong from the Vietnam Circus Federation, which won a silver medal at the 33rd Golden Circus Festival, held in Italy in 2017.
A special animal circus performance in the form of a carnival will be held at the National Circus of Vietnam in Hanoi, from the third to the fifth day of Tet.
Circus performers will then entertain audiences in Thanh Hoa from March 3-11, in Quang Binh from March 21-25, and in Nghe An from April 6-16.
Artist Tong Toan Thang, deputy director of the Vietnam Circus Federation, said that the festival also aims to honour the Vietnam's circus sector on its 62rd anniversary.
Outstanding circus performers from across the country will gather at the festival, promising to bring extravagant performances to the audiences, Thang said.