Daniel Golla has discovered his passion for flying Model Airplanes at the age of eight.
Now he performs with his unique Showpilot Act all around the world. He started to work in Circus Flic Flac, appeared in more than 2.000 shows at the most important circus venues, and was featured in many international TV shows. Since the 20th of April, he performs in our FlyingCircus summer show – now we talked with him about how he started to make his hobby for a real job, what is the secret of a good Airplane and how does he create such a unique show act that enchants millions!
Behind the scenes of the circus, professionals work day by day in the background to make the wonder, the catharsis happen, which is the essence of this art. They devote their life to the miracle of the circus and performing art. Their dedication, humility, love of circus and professional skills are all exemplary, they push the boundaries and as the technical background of an artist production is created, the impossible happens.
Our FlyingCircus show which premiered on the 20th of April was directed by the world-famous Krisztián Kristóf who was asked by Tim Burton to be the circus professional advisor and choreographer of Dumbo and also to direct the circus scenes of the movies. However, besides that Krisztián Kristóf is in the movie as well, since Burton was so satisfied with his work that he offered to appear in one of the scenes of Dumbo.
FlyingCircus directed by the internationally famous, multiple festival award winner, Hortobágyi Károly Award and Guinness Record-holder Hungarian artist, Krisztián Kristóf debuted with thunderous applause and all tickets sold! The show evoked the magical and grandiose world of the circuses that existed one hundred years ago and astonished adult and child alike!
We held the premiere of our summer show, FlyingCircus today at 19:00. The show is directed by the world-famous gentleman juggler, Krisztián Kristóf. Our show FlyingCircus will evoke the magical world of the circus that existed one hundred years ago with its atmosphere. Krisztián Kristóf was the circus professional adviser and choreographer of Tim Burton’s Dumbo, as well the director of the circus scenes, and he wishes to bring that experience and the grandiose golden age of the circuses visualized in the film to the circus of floor of the Capital Circus of Budapest.
What does a clown think before he enters the circus floor? Who is behind the painted face and the red nose? How does he prepare for the performance? Adam Urban has given glimpses for years behind the curtain of the Capital Circus of Budapest with his brilliant photos - now he guides us through behind the scenes of SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW!
SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW said goodbye to the Capital Circus of Budapest with all tickets sold and thunderous laughterSunday, 14 April 2019
The world-famous company of SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW bid their farewell to the Capital Circus with their performance started today at 20:30. SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW was performed for the first time in Hungary! The spectacular show dreamed by clown legend Slava Polunin arrived in Hungary at the invitation of Attila Vidnyánszky, General Director of the National Theatre and Péter Fekete, Minister of State for Culture so that the VI. MITEM Festival would start with this performance.
Today from 20:30 the hilarious show dreamed by Slava Polunin, SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW was featured for the first time in Hungary, in the circus floor of the Capital Circus of Budapest! All tickets were sold for the show weeks before the premier, so we installed a few more seats regarding the great interest. During the one and half hour long show the clowns made the audience the part of the show, and reacted to each of their reaction, with which they provided a merry entertainment, which featured sophisticated mime humour and overwhelming spectacle, like the snowstorm, fog and giant balls. The audience awarded the show with mirthful laugh and thunderous applause, they barely wanted to leave the auditorium!
Today at 18:05 Slava Polunin, creator of multiple-award-winner SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW production has arrived at the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport - the production will be presented between the 11th and 14th of April in the Capital Circus of Budapest, for the first time in Hungary! The clown legend was welcomed by Péter Fekete Minister for State for Culture, who, with Attila Vidnyánszky, General Director of National Theatre, has invited the company to Hungary, so the MITEM Festival would be opened with their performance!
The Mongolian Circus Production performing in our FlyingCircus show premiering on the 20th of April has already arrived at the Capital Circus of Budapest! The company performs two productions, one is a rope skipping act, the other is a Hand Voltige on Ball production, with which they have won the Golden Elephant Award of the International Circus Festival of Elephant d’Or and the Silver Award of the International Circus Festival of Bayeux! Since the requisites of the group has arrived already, they can soon practice in the circus floor!
The opening of the MITEM Festival will be held in the Capital Circus of Budapest on the 11th of April!Friday, 05 April 2019
The opening of the Madách International Theatre Meeting will be held on the 11th of April, before the first Hungarian premiere of the SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW in the Capital Circus of Budapest. Before the show at the opening ceremony held at 19:00, Péter Fekete Minister of State for Culture, Attila Vidnyánszky, general director of the National Theatre, and Slava Polunin world-famous renowned clown will make a speech. In the opening the Mongol Circus Production will perform their sensational Hand Voltige on Ball production, with which they won the Golden Elephant Award of the International Circus Festival of Girona this year and the silver award of the 8th International Circus Festival of Bayeux! Besides that, Nelli Szűcs and the actor band of the National Theatre and the Capital Circus of Budapest will perform together a production, and the Anima Prizma popular fire juggler group of our previous show, the Phoenix - Circus of Fire, will also perform as well!
The adult clown class of the Baross Imre Institute of Artist Education has achieved outstanding success in the international Comediada Clown and Mime Festival of Odessa. The Tadam Group consisting of six pupils has won the award in “Best Director and Screenwriter category”. Csaba Méhes, one of their head teachers spoke about their experience in Odessa.
The „Tadam” production of the clown class of Baross Imre Institute of Artist Education was awarded in the Best Director and Screenwriter category by the international jury!
The Mongolian Circus Production won a Silver Award on the 8th International Circus Festival of Bayeux held between the 27th and 31st of March – they will perform this production in our FlyingCircus show premiering on the 20th of April! This magnificent production has won the Golden Elephant Award pf the Elephant d’Or Circus Festival of Girona 2019, and now it was acclaimed in another international circus festival! We wish to congratulate to the Mongolian Circus Production for this outstanding success!
From the 20th of April, You can also see this fantastic production with Your own eyes in the Capital Circus of Budapest!
The Grand Prix Award-winner Csaba Méhes and the six member group of the Adult Clown Training of the Baross Imre Institute of Artist Education, the Tadam Group arrived at Odessa for the Comediada Clown and Mime Festival on the 27th of March, Wednesday evening. The group will take part in the festival with a twelve-minute-long production, which will be evaluated by a jury of fifteen members.
Yesterday, on the 26th of March, at 18:00 the Hungarian premiere of Tim Burton’s Dumbo was held in the Arena Plaza, in Budapest, in which Réka Szabó and Klaudia Tóth who played dancers in the circus scenes of the movie also attended. They will perform in our FlyingCircus show premiering on the 20th of April, of which dance acts will be choreographed by Réka.
We are happily announcing that all tickets have been sold to SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW which will be in the Capital Circus of Budapest with the co-operation of the MITEM Festival between the 11th and 14th of April for the first time in Hungary! However, on the webpage of MITEM Festival there are still tickets available in a limited number! Thanks for the outstanding interest!
Today, on the 10th of March, at 15:00 we have held the last Phoenix – Circus of Fire show! The show was an enormous success, we have sold all tickets for the weekends and the last week. The directors and performers of the show, the Rippel Brothers built their show around the prime element of fire, which became the fundament of our whole civilization. All the productions of the performing artists – who were all Hungarians without the exception of Diaz Brothers – showed one of the aspects of the fire.
Today Gábor Németh performed his spectacular illusionist productions in the Phoenix – Circus of Fire show of the Capital Circus of Budapest directed by the Rippel Brothers, after Dávid Nagy Molnár stayed away due to health reasons. Gábor Németh, one of the most promising illusionist talents enchanted the audience and put smile on their faces with an illusionist and escapist act. His sensational illusionist productions will be in tomorrow’s shows in the circus before the Phoenix would fire from the circus floor once and for all!
On the 5th of March 2019. the press conference of the Madách International Theatre Meeting (MITEM) was held in the National Theatre. The VI. MITEM Festival will start in the Capital Circus of Budapest with the SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW, that the audience can see on six occasions between the 11th and 14th of April. Dániel Levente Pál, dramaturg of the Capital Circus and András Kozma told us some interesting details about the world-famous production.
We talked with Kevin Richter, performing artist of the Phoenix – Circus of Fire show about his exciting production, the current innovative show which will end on the 10th of March and his plans.
Capital Circus will take flight in the summer! FlyingCircus in the direction of the world-famous Krisztián Kristóf!Monday, 04 March 2019
The internationally famous, multiple festival award winner, Hortobágyi Károly Award and Guinness Record-holder Hungarian artist will direct the summer show of Capital Circus inspired by the movie “Dumbo” with the title: “FlyingCircus”.