Young artists from the Viet Nam Circus Federation will perform at the Young Talent Competition. (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - About 200 young artists from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia will compete at the Young Talent Competition to be held in Hanoi from December 8 to 12.

Nine artists from the Laos National Circus Troupe will participate in the competition with eight items, while the Circus Troupe from Cambodia Kin g dom will present five items with 13 artists.

The Vietnamese artists will be from the Vietnam Circus and Variety Arts School, the Vietnam Circus Federation, the Hanoi Circus Art Theatre and the southern Long An Circus Theatre.

The artists have to be under 27, and the youngest competitor is 14-year-old Vi Thi Van Ngoc, a fourth-year student at the Vietnam Circus and Variety Arts School.

The competition will have six categories, such as acrobatics, juggling, clowning and magic, besides sport acrobatics.

Hosts Vietnam Circus Federation will present five items such as the swinging trapeze and acrobatics, which are new stage performances.

The circle theatre of the Vietnam Circus and Variety Arts School in Mai Dich, Cau Giay district, Hanoi, will host the events.

The first competition was held in Hanoi in 2014.-VNA