2009 Photo Contest
Theme: Circus Performance, Circus Life, Animals in the Circus, and Youth Circus
Fédération Mondiale du Cirque Competition Draws Entries from 13 Countries
7 December 2009, Monte-Carlo, Monaco – The Fédération Mondiale du Cirque (Fédération) today announced the winners of its First Annual Circus Photo Contest. Ron Mikkenie of Huizen, The Netherlands won the “best of show” in color photography with his photo of a leaping tiger from the German Probst Circus. Janeric Dahlin of Tibro, Sweden won the “best of show” in black & white photography with a photo of clown Oleg Popov performing in Circus Benneweis. Dahlin was also a finalist in multiple photo categories, as were Roy and Linda Himsel of Sweden and Oliver Stegmann of Switzerland.
Overall Winner - Performing Animals
Overall Winner - Circus Performance