Yezidi circus artist Nazi Aleksandrovna Shirai

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Nazi Aleksandrovna Shirai was born on May 1, 1926 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR. She is a circus artist, Honored Artist of the Armenian SSR, laureate of the 6th International Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow (1957).

The girl was born in a Yezidi family. Being a small child, Nazi was left an orphan. One day, having fallen asleep on the street, a little stray girl was found by the Shirai couple – circus artists who adopted her. In the family of these wonderful people, she was engaged in acrobatics and underwent professional training, mastered the profession of a juggler. At the same time, Nazi studied in high school, and traveled all over the country with artists. In 1940 she graduated from the Moscow Variety Studio as a performer of a juggling act (with M. Shirai). Until 1944, she worked in front-line brigades and performed in front of fighters, and after the war, Nazi Shirai began her artistic activity.






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Yezidi circus artist Nazi Aleksandrovna Shirai

2022/07/46512-1657700663.jpg
Read: 463     12:30     13 Июль 2022    

Nazi Aleksandrovna Shirai was born on May 1, 1926 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR. She is a circus artist, Honored Artist of the Armenian SSR, laureate of the 6th International Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow (1957).

The girl was born in a Yezidi family. Being a small child, Nazi was left an orphan. One day, having fallen asleep on the street, a little stray girl was found by the Shirai couple – circus artists who adopted her. In the family of these wonderful people, she was engaged in acrobatics and underwent professional training, mastered the profession of a juggler. At the same time, Nazi studied in high school, and traveled all over the country with artists. In 1940 she graduated from the Moscow Variety Studio as a performer of a juggling act (with M. Shirai). Until 1944, she worked in front-line brigades and performed in front of fighters, and after the war, Nazi Shirai began her artistic activity.






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