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31 Mar 2017

First Minsk International Circus Art Festival scheduled for 21-24 September

First Minsk International Circus Art Festival scheduled for 21-24 SeptemberMINSK, 31 March (BelTA) — The first Minsk International Circus Art Festival will take place in Minsk on 21-24 September, BelTA learned from representatives of the Belarusian State Circus.

Applications will be open till 1 July, but the organizing committee of the festival timed to Minsk's 950th anniversary has already got more than 100 applications from different countries. There will be about 25 acts. The organizers want to offer Minsk residents and visitors the best acts of the world circus and to discover new names in this kind of art.

After demonstration of all the competitive performances there will be a gala concert. Professional jury will choose participants from different countries who can take part in the concert. Circus artists will contend for a Grand-Prix, gold, silver and bronze medals. There is also will be the Audience Choice Award.

First Minsk International Circus Art Festival scheduled for 21-24 SeptemberTicket prices during the festival will not differ from the regular price. The best performances will be shown in the autumn program of the Belarusian State Circus.

The idea to organize such a festival in Belarus has existed for a few years as the level of circus art is high in the country. Such events take place in many countries.

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