He began his circus career as a gymnast, and later joined one of the most difficult circus genres - the Russian swing act. He created the first in Bulgaria private acrobatic troupe of the Russian Cradle, known as the "Stefani Troupe".

The troupe has been working around the world for 10 years, culminating in the troupe's career with the world's largest circus - Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey - USA. In 1994 he won a gold award at the Pyongyang Spring Festival of Friendship with the Stefani troupe, and as a participant in the Eshimbekovi troupe - a gold award at the Golden Circus International Circus Festival in Rome - Italy in 2001 and first prize at the International Circus Festival in Massi - France.

He was invited to represent Bulgaria through the Stefani Art Agency at the world's largest International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Lachezar Stefanov is a member of the international jury of the international circus festivals in WIquao and WUHAN - CHINA, HANOI - VIETNAM.


Artistic Director of Stefani Art Agency and Director of Golden Horse Production.  A former rhythmic gymnast, as a circus artist - Russian swing act and Perch, and later trick riding and high wire in the Eshimbekovi troupe.

Veneta has participated in many international circus festivals and won a number of awards.  She has worked at the world-famous Ringling Bros. § Barnum and Bailey in the United States.

In 2003, Veneta and Lachezar created the Stephanie Art Agency, which quickly rose to become one of the world's leading circus agencies.  Their artists have dominated many well-known international shows and won awards at a number of festivals, including the Golden Clown at the 2017 Monte Carlo Festival.