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Giang Brothers prepare to make new Guinness record in Italy

The Guinness World Records has invited Vietnamese acrobat brothers Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep to perform in a head-to-head balancing act in the northern Italian city of Milan this February in an attempt to set a new world record.

Hanoi to host international circus festival this December

Circus performers from 20 foreign countries are set to join Vietnamese artists at the International Circus Festival 2022 which will be held in Hanoi from December 1 to December 10.

Circus provides new tricks to attract young fans

A circus show staged by Phuong Nam Theatre, one of HCM City’s leading private art troupes, is attracting children and young audiences in HCM City and neighbouring provinces.

Seasoned teacher returns from France to inspire new generation of circus acrobats

Ms. Nguyen Thi Huyen My (born in 1975) has dedicated her life to pursuing a profession in circus performance, which she has done since she was 11 years old.

VN circus artist brothers break world record in Spain

Vietnamese acrobat duo Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep broke their own world record by doing a head-to-head balancing act and climbing 100 stairs of the Girona Cathedral in Catalonia, Spain on December 23.

Daredevil Giang brothers to attempt another world record in Spain

Giang Quoc Nghiep jumps and lands upside down, supported by the hands of his brother, Giang Quoc Co. He then spins on top of Co's head. Nghiep begins walking around while his brother tries to keep his balance.

Keep the fire of passion on the circus stage

Only with the passion that makes the artists continuing the job while encouraging each other to overcome this difficult time.

“The Magic Stick” - first-ever combination of circus and traditional music

“The Magic Stick” has debuted in Hanoi as the first-ever combination of circus and “cai luong”, a form of Vietnam’s folk opera using a signature melancholic song structure nostalgic for the past.

Circus shows cancelled due to COVID-19

Many circus shows and programmes have been postponed due to the resurgence of COVID-19, according to the Vietnam Circus Union.

Quang Ninh to host World Circus Festival

The 2019 World Circus Festival, themed ‘New chapter for a wonder’, will be held in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh, from November 11-17.

Circus wild animals retire, pets get job

Over one year since the Asia For Animals Coalition’s call for not using wild animals in circus performance, Vietnamese kids have now been getting acquainted with familiar pets on stage.

Circus performance calls people to protect environment

A circus with an environmental message opens in Hanoi this week. Its aim is to entertain and educate youngsters to mark International Children’s Day on June 1.

Vietnamese photographers win prizes at international contest

Vietnamese photographers were awarded several prestigious prizes at the 5th International Photography Competition in Finland.


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