The Circus Ring of Fame Inductees

willie edelston Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

William Lewis (Willie) Edelston

Willie Edelston – From early beginnings as the 1941 National YMCA Ring Champion, Willie Edelston had a love for performing. He served his country from

Merle Evans Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Merle Evans

Merle Evans From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Merle Evans Born Merle Slease Evans December 26, 1891 Columbus, Kansas Died December

Espana Family Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductees

Flying Espanas

Ramon Sr., Irene Gonzalez Espana, Ramon “Monchis” Espana Jr., Gladis Espana Anastasini, Carolina Espana Nock, Irene Espana, Noe Espana and Ivan Espana. Innovated by Ramon

gee gee engesser Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Gee Gee Engesser

Gee Gee Engesser The Blond Bombshell of the Circus World A Biographical Snapshot: Gee Gee Engesser was born into the circus business and mastered a

The highest of achievements in circus arts and culture is celebrated annually in Sarasota, Florida. The Circus Ring of Fame Foundation organizes and hosts the dignified ceremony on beautiful St. Armands Circle before thousands of admirers. The end result is part Academy Awards “Lifetime Achievement”mixed with a Hollywood Walk of Fame style plaque, representing permanent recognition for the artist. After the ceremony, the inductees remove elegant red velvet covers revealing large bronze wagon wheels and biographical plaques, providing a synopsis of their lifelong contribution to circus arts and culture.

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