People's Artist of Russia, Chairman of the Board of the Guild of Circus Artists Yuri Kukes, died on 70 – m year of life after a serious and prolonged illness, Rosgoskirk informed.
“Management, trade union committee of the Russian State Circus companies with deep regret inform that on yesterday 70 – m year of life after a serious and prolonged illness the people's artist of Russia Yuri Kukes died ”, – transmits RIA Novosti a message from the organization.
The entire staff of the Russian State Circus express their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Kukes. “A good memory of this wonderful person and wonderful artist will forever remain in our hearts,” the message says.
Kukes is a hereditary circus performer, he devoted more than years to working in the circus industry. He worked for a long time in Japan, was awarded the Medal of the Emperor of Japan as the best artist of the year for his achievements in the field of art. In recent years, he headed the theater “Grandfather Durov's Corner”, from 2014 he was the chairman of the board of the Guild of Circus Artists.
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