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Azerbaijan's Charlie Chaplin conquers Georgia

01 November 2017 [16:56] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

There are many talented Azerbaijanis in the world who have achieved professional success abroad. One of them is a circus artist, finalist of "America`s Got Talent" Uzeyir Novruzov, who the hearts of jury and many people during the show with his famous ladder. 

He is called Azerbaijani Charlie Chaplin, because of his close resemblance to the English comic actor, when dressing for his performances.

The longest duration balancing on a 6 m ladder is 7 minutes and 15 seconds and was achieved by Uzeyir  on the set of CCTV - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China on January 7, 2016.

After his successful performance at Season 10 of America's Got Talent, circus artist once again surprised both the jury and the audience with fantastic acrobatic movements at the "Georgia's Got Talent", Day.Az reported. His unique talent was highly praised by judges, who gave him the chance to go on the next round.

Also known as the "free ladder man", Uzeyir was born in Azerbaijan’s region of Ganja, but at the age of 10 he moved to Russia. 

Uzeyir Novruzov  has performed his astonishing ladder act in front of more than 1,000 viewers across the world. Most of his life, he has toured with many famous circuses all over the world.

He moved to the U.S. in 2002, where he was featured in the Big Apple Circus’s production of Dreams of a City. He remained in North America and has since appeared with his free ladder act in Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo


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