Performers from 16 countries will compete for the medals of the first Minsk international circus art festival that opened on 21 September.
Minsk has gathered more than 100 circus artists, including performers from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Germany, Australia, Vietnam, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Egypt, Ethiopia, and the United States. The three-day competition will determine the finalists for the gala concert. The festival is sponsored by the Belarusian State Circus, the Belarusian Potash Company and the Minsk City Hall.
Photo by Oksana Manchuk