Cirque du Soleil soloist was born in Chernihiv Oblast
The soloist of world-known circus Cirque du Soleil (Canada) is a 45-year-old Viktor Kiktev (performs as Viktor Kee).
He was born in Pryluky town (Chernihiv Oblast) in a family of a musician and dancer.
At the age of 6 he started going in for acrobatics.
Graduated from the Kyiv variety and circus college.
In the 90's left for the USA where his brilliant career started.
After winning numerous international competitions he was invited to Cirque du Soleil (he's been working there since 1999).
In 2014, during Euromaidan events Viktor spent several months to raise $ 60,000 to help the families of Heaven Hundred.