Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Circus on Belarus stamps. Europe 2002


Posteurop issued theme of Europa stamps on year 2002 is Circus. Belarus Post Office as member of Posteurop has been issued stamps with this theme. The stamp set consist of 2 pieces stamp depicted clown’s action on the string hanged, and head of Circus horse.

Circus is accompany of performers that acts include a variety of acrobatics, gymnastics (including tumbling and trampoline), aerial acts (such as trapeze, aerial silk, corde lisse), contortion, stilts and a variety of other routines. Juggling is one of the most common acts in a circus; the combination of juggling and gymnastics is called equilibristics and include acts like plate spinning or the rolling globe. Clowns are common to most circuses and are typically skilled in many circus acts; "clowns getting into the act" is a very familiar theme in any circus.

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