In December 2017 the Hungarian Parliament unanimously voted for that the 22nd of February would be Hungarian Parasport Day. The Capital Circus also took part with pleasure in the festive events of Hungarian Paralympic Committee, and for this reason we held a gala show of Carnival of Champions in the Circus for para athletes on the 22nd of February 2018, at 16:30. Before the show we commemorated about the accomplishments of para athletes and Hungarian Parasport Day with two videos on the LED wall of Capital Circus.

Multi-festival-award winner László Simet Jr. and his team were awarded with Gold and Special Prize for their The Astronauts act on the 11th International Circus Festival of Albacete!

“Culture prospers!” The Ministry of Human Capacities held a professional conference with this title in the Upper Parliament Hall of the Hungarian Parliament Building on the 22nd of February. Many noted experts gave a lecture about the role of culture and its reposition in the prosperity of the nation.

Artist Interview: Without Socks

Friday, 16 February 2018

Our new show, Carnival of Champions in the Circus premiered on the 19th of January and features the best, award-winning productions of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival. Now we have made an interview with Without Socks about how they like to be here and where do they take inspiration.

Our new show, Carnival of Champions in the Circus premiered on the 19th of January and features the best, award-winning productions of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival. Today we made an interview with Yan Sokolovskyy & Maria Ilienko about how they like Budapest and why they chose a bicycle act for their performance.

József Richter Jr. and his wife, Merrylu also came to our show where we greeted with great applause and love and congratulated them for the Golden Clown Award they won on the 42nd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo. Besides that, they will be the guest of honours on the Artist ball held on the 12th of February, Monday, at 19:00 in the Capital Circus. Once again, we wish to congratulate them for this excellent achievement!

Artist Interview: Duo Romance

Friday, 09 February 2018

Our new show, Carnival of Champions in the Circus premiered on the 19th of January and features the best, award-winning productions of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival. In the newest part of our interview series, we talked with Duo Romance about the Lyrical Circus Late-Night Show and how did it feel to come back to Budapest.

Artist Interview: Andrejs Fjodorvs

Thursday, 08 February 2018

Our new show, Carnival of Champions in the Circus premiered on the 19th of January and features the best, award-winning productions of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival. In our newest interview we talked with Latvian artist Andrejs Fjodorvs, who received the Silver Pierrot-award for his pigeon and dog act on the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival.

József Richter Jr. and his team returned from Monte Carlo with a Golden Clown Award! In celebration they made a lap of honour in Budapest in Heroes' Square, and they drove past Capital Circus!

We wish to congratulate them again for this illustrious achievement!

Attila Vidnyánszky, general director of the National Theatre and Péter Fekete, general director of the Capital Circus strengthened the cooperation between the two institutes.

Jörgen Börsch circus producer's thanking letter regarding the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival:

Artist Interview: Gallea act

Monday, 05 February 2018

Our new show, Carnival of Champions in the Circus premiered on the 19th of January and features the best, award-winning productions of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival. This time we interviewed the performers of Gallea act who won the bronze award on the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival.

We talked with József Graeser, circus manager of the Capital Circus about the Carnival of Champions in the Circus show that he directed.

Yesterday, on the 1st of February the trampoline act of Hungarian group High5 was an overwhelming success in the II. Winterprogram of Krone Circus of Munich! In the premiere the audience of 3500 people gave a standing applause for the young artists’ performance!

Thanking letter of László Endrész, director and producer of Blackpool Tower Circus, who received Pro Cultura Hungarica award on the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival to Péter Fekete Ministerial Commissioner, general director of Capital Circus.

Artist Interview: Duo Feeling

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Our new show, Carnival of Champions in the Circus premiered on the 19th of January and features the best, award-winning productions of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival. For this occasion, we made an interview with Duo Feeling from Ukraine who perform a highly emotional aerial bungee strap act that expresses family care, tenderness, a couple's respect and trust to each other.

Artist Interview: Stanislav Vysotskyi

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Our new show, Carnival of Champions in the Circus premiered on the 19th of January and features the best, award-winning productions of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival. For this occasion, we made an interview with Ukrainian juggler Stanislav Vysotskyi, who ties his hand and uses his feet and other body parts for juggling during his performance.

The 42nd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo opened with the Pas de deux – Ballet on horseback act of József Richter Jr. and his wife, Merrylu, for which they received Golden Clown Award and the Special Award of the Audience. With one and half week before the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival started with the horseback act of Flórián – József Richter Jr.’s brother – and his son, Kevin, for which they received Budapest Grand Prix Award.

József Richter and his wife, Marrylu performed four spectacular animal acts on the 42nd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo. On each occasion, the audience awarded them with standing applause and ovation for the special show, and one could suspect from this reaction that the production deserved the gold award.

It is a tradition that during the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival the European Circus Association /ECA/ holds an official presidential conference in the private room of Hermitage Hotel. Since 2017, Peter Fekete, general director of the Capital Circus has been the member of the board of ECA, and is primarily responsible for being in contact with the cultural sphere and other arts within the organization.

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