World’s top clowns revealed in Monaco

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HSH Princess Stephanie. Photo: Facebook Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo

An international jury under the presidency of HSH Princess Stephanie has awarded the Gold, Silver and Bronze Clown awards for the 41st edition of the Monte-Carlo Circus Festival.

The Golden Clown Award was won by the Trushin Troupe and Sky Angels, while the Silver Clown award went to Xianjiang Acrobatic Troupe, Chilly & Fly, Marek Jama, Erwin Frankello, and the Brothers Zapashny.

Winners of the Bronze Clown Award were: The Gerlings, Sons Company, the Troupe Holmikers, Mario Berousek, Alexandre Batuev, and the Troupe Skokov.

The Festival is the biggest circus event in the world, created by Prince Rainier III in 1974. It continues until January 29 in the famous marquee at Espace Fontvieille.

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