Turkmen dzhigits win Grand Prix at China International Circus Festival

The dzhigits from the Galkynysh national group of equestrian sports games were recognized as the best among 32 famous circus groups from 22 countries, performing in the 2nd China International Circus Festival, held in the Chinese city of Zhuhai in November, 2015, and won the Gold Award Grand Prix. 

The Galkynysh group of equestrian sports games has become famous in the world circus art on many occasions. They returned home with the triumphant victory in the Idol World Festival of Circus Art, held in Moscow in October 2013 and won several main prizes in nearly all the categories of the competitions: the Golden Idol – the main award of the jury; the special prize of the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo – an invitation to the Galkynysh group to participate in the 15th Festival of Monte Carlo; the special prize and diploma for mastery performance of the Academy of Circus Art in Verona (Italy) and the Bronze Arena – the prize of the jury of international journalists. 

The XVI International Circus Festival – City of Latina, held in Italy in October 2014, brought a triumph to turkmen dzhigits. The Turkmen horsemen, whose performance was a great success, were recognized as the world-class stars. They received the Gold Cup Latina – 2014 and the prizes of the circus festivals Di Albacete, Consegina il Premo, Comune Di Latina and the diploma of the Ahalteke Horse Association of Italy. 

State News Agency of Turkmenistan