Born on July 11, 1976 in Yalta
The representative of the world-famous circus dynasty Zapashny in the third generation. Honored Artist of Russia (1999). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (2015). Director of the Great Moscow State Circus (2012).
My father, Walter Zapashny, was the laureate of the World Festival of Youth and Students in 1957, which took place in Moscow. He awarded a gold medal, which he was always proud of, then. I've heard a lot about the festival from my father and was pleasantly surprised when I learned that the XIX Festival would be held in our country. I believe that such a global event is very necessary in today's realities. Our country should take this opportunity to hold the XIX Festival at a high level.
Bolshoi Moscow State Circus troop, my brother and I will gladly take part in the organization and conduction of the festival. It is important to reach as many areas of art and culture as possible. To make a really good and bright holiday. For young people, who participate in the festival - it is a great opportunity to prove themselves, to use and to spend their time with pleasure.