Canada’s Fantastic Circus to perform in Cuba this summer
The world renowned Fantastic Circus from Canada is scheduled to visit Cuba this summer for the first time as part of the 11th Circuba 2012 Festival.
The entertainment company, based in Montreal, already confirmed the attendance of ten of its most outstanding performers, including founder and artistic director, Marie-Josée Lévesque.
Five circus acts will be presented by the Canadian group in Havana, whose dwellers will have the opportunity to witness internationally famed performances, such as the aerial fabric act by artists Anouk-Vallee and Guillaume Blais.
Director Marie-Josée will star in a number of German wheels with his nine-year-old daughter Ophélie.
The attendance of Russian top model, Miss Russia and Miss Europe 2005, Yulia Larina, who also joined the Canadian company with a number of fire, has also been confirmed.
The troupe is completed by Swedish twin contortionists Sara and Jenny Hauglund, who have been part of important circus companies such as Monti from Switzerland, Franco Dragone from Belgium, Tiger Palast from Germany and Eilat from Israel.
The annual Cuban circus festival will be held from August 22 through 26 at the official headquarters of the Circupa competition -capital’s Trompoloco tent-.