Flashnews … World Circus Day – Budapest 2018.

District XIV., 12/a Állatkerti Blvd. Budapest

Since 2007 the Capital Circus celebrate the wondrous world of circus on every third Saturday of April.  Previously, it was originally called European Circus Day until 2010, it was also deemed popular and soon spread over the wide world, so to-day it is called the World Circus Day. This day is the biggest international festival of circus communities in the world. It is a special occasion to celebrate together this unique type of performing art, the art of wonder.

This year celebrating World Circus Day on Saturday, 21st of April,  and due to the occasion the Capital Circus awaiting visitors  young and elder with many colorful programs. With one hour before each show, starting at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. respectively artists, clowns and circus animals will occupy the area in front of Capital Circus, where everyone can try out their courage and dexterity with the help of circus tools in the circus playhouse.

In the one-hour event starting at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. respectively, the students of Baross Imre Institute of Artist Education will perform, and visitors can meet with the animals performing in the show (from 10 a.m., there will be dogs and parrots, from  2 p.m.and 6 p.m. there will be seals, dogs and parrots). Besides the circus playhouse visitors can try out their luck with the wheel of fortune, with which they can win different gifts, and there will be also face-painting table as well.

Besides that, for this occasion Budapest will be covered with giant posters which calls the attention for the social values of this art. With its colorful, rich world, circus art addresses communities, conveys messages that inspires thinking, conversations, arguments. The more than ten giant posters created for the World Circus Day by the creative team of Capital Circus also conveys these messages – we chose them with the help of fifty noted artists, public figures, and more than hundred visitors.

You can buy tickets right before the performance or in advance at the circus box office. During the weekdays and on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturdays the box office has extended opening hours from 10 a.m to 7 p.m.

For children under the age of 4 sitting in your lap during the performance, entrance is free. Any question to catch up call: + 36 1 343 8300.

Did You know? World Circus Day was started by Federation Mondiale du Curque 11 years ago, of which honourable president is Stéphanie Monacan princess, who invites every circus fan to participate on this event!

 

Update Aggie Reiter

 

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