Ethiopian circus act steals the show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Two brothers from Ethiopia who dreamed of joining the circus are performing for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

    Two brothers from Ethiopia who dreamed of joining the circus are performing for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

    Circus Abyssinia fuses Ethiopian tradition and music with contemporary circus skills. It tells their story of growing up in a country with no circus tradition to become world-class jugglers.

    Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports from Edinburgh.


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