Clowns from around the world gather in Mexico City

19 October 2017

Mexico City is celebrating its 22nd Annual International Clown Convention yesterday. The convention is also known as Fair of Laughter. It is organised by the Brotherhood of Latin Clowns. During four days, nearly 500 clowns from 14 countries will attend seminars and workshops to show off their talents and pick up skills and skit ideas. Clowns are very important to Mexican culture and life. According to the Latin-American Clown Association, there are some 10,000 professional clowns registered in Mexico.