Mongolian contortionists win Silver Mammoth Cup at International Youth Festival of Circus Arts

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The 4th International Youth Festival of Circus Arts, also known as Baby Mammoth, took place in Yakutsk, Russia, from June 17 to 21.
Guests from 10 countries including Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Vietnam, and Russia participated in the festival.
Contortionists from Otgoo Studio of the New Circus Center competed in the festival and won the Silver Mammoth Cup.
The Mongolian team included contortionists N.Anujargal (16 years-old), E.Khulan (18), and B.Serchmaa (17). The New Circus Center previously won a bronze prize at the festival.
Diamond Circus of Yakutia received the Gold Mammoth Cup through an acrobatic performance.
The Baby Mammoth aims to promote young talent, stimulate the search for new forms of creativity, and to promote traditional cultural values. Winners are rewarded with valuable prizes, diplomas and cash bonuses.
The first festival of circus art Baby Mammoth was held in 1999. In 2004, the festival gained international status and received the name, International Youth Festival of Circus Art Baby Mammoth.

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