16.10.13 12:49

Winners of International Festival of Circus Art get red-carpet welcome in Ashgabat


The equestrian group “Galkynysh” (Revival) of the State Circus of Turkmenistan has got a red-carpet welcome at the Ashgabat International Airport for the brilliant victory at the recent Moscow International Festival of Circus Art.

Breeders, jockeys, workers of Turkmenistan’s horse-breeding industry, artists, mass media, students, youth and elders gathered at the airport to congratulate the Turkmen horsemen on their success.

Horsemen of “Galkynysh” group, inspired by the red-carpet welcome, rode victoriously their horses from the international airport to the Turkmen capital.

Riding the magnificent Akhalteke horses, Turkmen horsemen won several prizes of the International Festival of Circus Art in Moscow.  They were awarded the festival’s top prize – Golden Idol – by the professional jury; a special prize of the International Circus Festival in Monte-Carlo (Monaco); a special prize and diploma for horse riding sills by the Center of Circus Arts in Verona (Italy); and “Bronze Arena” prize by the international mass media jury.

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