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41ste Internationale Circusfestival Monte Carlo 19 t/m 29 januari 2017

2 januari 2017

41ste Internationale Circusfestival Monte Carlo 19 t/m 29 januari 2017:

Monte Carlo (Monaco), Maandag 02 januari 2017 – Het 41ste Internationale Circusfestival Monte Carlo in Monaco is van maandag 19 tot en met donderdag 29 januari.

Maar liefst 10 dagen circus van hoog niveau. Er doen meer dan 120 circusartiesten uit 16 landen mee. De top van de wereld weet de weg naar dit festival te vinden en daarom is het een lust voor het oog om de voorstellingen bij te wonen of later te bekijken op de televisie. Acts die winnen kunnen meestal rekenen op talloze interessante boekingen. Prinses Stéphanie is één van de drijvende krachten achter dit evenement.

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Bron: Circus.blog.nl

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Russia’s World-Famous ‘Sunshine Clown’ Oleg Popov Dies at 86

3 november 2016

Russia’s World-Famous ‘Sunshine Clown’ Oleg Popov Dies at 86
Oleg Konstantinovitsj Popov 31 july 1930 – 2 november 2016


Photo: © Sputnik / Alexei Danichev

Rostov-on-Don – The celebrated performer passed away from a heart attack in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday, according to the director of the Moscow State Circus Edgar Zapashny.

Russia’s State Circus Celebrates 95th Anniversary 10 “Oleg Popov died in Rostov, he was there on tour. I got in touch with his producer — his wife was not able to talk — and said that we are ready to provide all possible assistance and to organize a farewell at the Moscow State Circus,” Zapashny told RIA Novosti. The Russian State Circus Company, Rosgostsirk, said in a Facebook statement in the early hours of Thursday that the time and location of Popov’s funeral were being discussed with his daughter, who is currently in Germany.

According to Rosgostsirk, Popov “died peacefully, sitting in an armchair” at his hotel. Oleg Konstantinovich Popov was born in Virubovo, Russia, on July 31, 1930. He was known the world over for his talents, and was nicknamed the “sunshine clown” by French journalist Jaqueline Cartier. He toured internationally beginning in the 1950s, and was honored with the title of People’s Artist of the Soviet Union in 1969. Popov moved to Germany in the 1990s, and in 2006 was invited to perform at the International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo, where he received a lengthy standing ovation.Popov also appeared in several films.

Bron: www.sputniknews.com (November 2, 2016)

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