Circus Artists from 16 Countries Coming to Havana

HAVANA TIMES — Circus artists from 16 countries will participate in 11th International CirCuba Summer Festival, which will run from August 22 to September 2, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.

In addition to activities planned for Havana, Circuba will — for the first time — go to the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, which will host its closing ceremony. The participants will then go on a tour of the cities of Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Cienfuegos, Pinar River and Havana itself.

It was learned at a press conference, that as part of Circuba, the Fifth International Erdwin Fernandez Memorial Clown Competition will also be held from August 23 to 26 at Havana’s Miramar Movie Theater.