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The Liazeed

Hand-Head/Partner Equilibristic Act (JAMAICA)

liazeed001.jpg (6835 bytes)Father and daughter, Omar and Zaida Liazeed -"Stars of Balance"- have together introduced a style of entertainment in the area of equilibristic. They present arts and skilful performance an esthetical act which manages to enchant the audience all over the world.

The present act started to develop in Spain in 1980 and has since then been improved during the years.

Omar is descended from a family of artistes from Jamaica. His father was an excellent equilibrist. As a teenager Omar began his artistic career with a handstand equilibristic act.

 

 

As he still was quite young, he married Katy Jartz, the famous Italian trapeze artiste from the troupe THE FLYING JARTZ. She became well-known in the world of circus by being the first woman in the world performing the three double-somersault with catching. Eventually, Omar joined the troupe working together with his wife in the trapeze act.

Zaida, the daughter of both artistes, showed already in her early childhood a special talent for acrobatics. She then started to perform as equilibrist together with her father.

In 1984, at the age of 14, she was awarded the trophy of "Best Young Talent of the Year".

The Liazeed have during their career performed for the Prince Family Grimaldi-Renier III of Monaco, King Hassan II of Morocco and for the Swedish monarch Carl-Gustav XVI and Queen Sylvia.

Presently, both artistes with their originality, professional skills and charisma have managed to become part of the best artistes in show business.

Previous appearances (1993-2002):

MOULIN ROUGE Paris (France), CIRCUS KRONE Munich (Germany), TIVOLI COPENHAGEN (Denmark), CIRCUS CONELLI Zurich (Switzerland), GOP-GEORG PALAST Hanover (Germany), APOLLO VARIETY Dusseldorf (Germany), FRIEDRICHSBAU-VARIETY Stuttgart (Germany), AUSTRIAN NATIONAL-CIRCUS LOUIS KNIE.

The Liazeed are winner of the "Golden Artist" award at the 6th INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS FESTIVAL OF THE NETHERLANDS in December, 2001. 

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