12th Budapest International Circus Festival – 6th day

Friday, 12 January 2018

12th Budapest International Circus Festival – 6th day

Tomorrow show A will be be in the Capital Circus twice, at 11:00 and 15:00.

At 15:00 PlanSHET will perform their PinUp and Quartet DEKRU will perform their Light Souls production. The PlanSHET formation were created in March 2016, it was formed by six ladies in their early twenties, they are all students in their third years. Their visual, wordless acts are full of creativity, charm, sensitivity. The second group, Quartet DEKRU is formed by one lady and three gentlemen, whose mature, imaginative performances full of gestures are the highest form of making the audience laugh.

The show has a break and we recommend it to everyone regardless of age.

 

Performers of Show "A":

Overture 

RICHTER FLÓRIÁN

Horseback acrobat act
Hungary

 

The acrobat, who was awarded by Golden Clown prize at the 32nd Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival, is paying respect to the 250-year anniversary of modern circus art by his breath-taking riding act on the opening ceremony of the jubilee event series in Budapest. The audience will see his large scale attraction of trick riding presented with virtuosity together with his son, Kevin Richter, and 22 horses of theirs sprinting in the manege.


 

 

RIPPEL BROTHERS

Handstand in the air
Hungary

 

The world-famous brothers, who have been performing world-wide for 30 years now, present their programme with the participation of the trainees of the Rippel Brothers Academy, where these acrobats teach their skills to thousands of students day by day. Their show which is opening the festival is the symbol of the future: masters and trainees together perform in the ring and convey the miracle of trained skills by amazing attractions.

 

Competition program

LAS BELLAS CHICAS

Chinese rod act
Cuba

 

The ’Chinese’ rod act of the six Cuban ladies recalls the mystical atmosphere of the jungles. In the unforgettable actions fulfilled with outstanding charm and flexibility appears the passion of a wild, intact world driven by instincts too. The troupe of the company Circo Nacional de Cuba toured throughout Latin- America, they also entertained the audience in Europe lately. 

 

DUO CARDIO

Perch act
Mexico

 

Solene and Rodrigo has been working together for 10 years, they chose the stage name Duo Cardio in 2010.  Their production is full of charm and provoking palyfulness, the unique technique of which the duo acquired from Vladimir Lissovsky in Mexico. Duo Cardio improved the show by themselves persistently, until it gained the present style introducing the classical elements with young exhilaration.

 

WITHOUT SOCKS

Clown trio
Russia

 

The show of this clown trio is innovative, refreshing and first of all full of humour. While the production keeps the traditions of clowns, this Russian trio impresses with a young breeze. Without Socks won the Bronze medal at the Idol Circus Festival in Moscow, also the Special Prize from Nikulin Circus (2017), it was awarded Silver medal at the 2nd Israeli International Circus Festival (2016) as well as the 'Clown of the Year' (International Master Award, 2016).

 

AGUSTÍN VIGLIONE

Bubble act

Argentina

Agustín was contracted as an illusionist at the age of 18. He’s become extremely popular in his homeland. The show using giant bubbles has been on his programme since 2010. It’s been invited to several TV shows and to the art show involving different genres of art titled Innovacirco Tigrou. The avant-garde style e, dreamlike show combining circus and theatre enchanted its audience with a co-production of circus artists, singers and dancers.

Presentation of the Jury

DUO SOLYS

Handstand

Cuba

The show of Tatiana and Hector has a dramatic line of a touching love story, which combines the Cuban passion and the elegance of Paris. They formed Duo Solys in 2010, and presented their shows at the most prestigious circuses throughout Europe. They joined to company Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for three years.

 

NOMUNA

Hand voltige

Mongolia

The acrobats from the nation with nomad traditions of Genghis Khan brought two acts for the Budapest Circus Festival. The troupe of 12 members, which was found by Erdene Nergui, the Head of the Mongolian State Circus in 2013, has acquired extraordinary knowledge of rhythm and precision. For their outstanding shows Nomuna received two Grand Prix, five gold medals plus a silver one during the past 3 years.

Intermission

DUO SUPKA

Jugglers
Czech Republic

The production of the juggler couple takes the audience to a futuristic world: a new creation is being born in the ring within a spectacular machine by the master who handles the balls with an exceptional virtuosity. Zdenek and Natalie met in 1999, and has developed a unique style called ’Steampunk’. It combines their craft of juggling with a dramatic composition contributed by Anett Simmen, a German choreographer.

 

ANDREJS FJODORVS

Dog and Pigeon act
Latvia

Andrejs treats his doves and dogs as if they were his family, he loves them and they spend all day together playing, practising besides taking care of them. The production proves the harmonious relation between animal and humankind. The birds are trained to obey any instruction, there is no impossible action for them.

 

ÁDÁM AND BENJAMIN

Chinese rod act
Hungary

The Chinese rod act is one of the special genres of the circus world. In this production performed on a vertical rod the elements of both the gymnastics and acrobatics appear. In this production the artists require significant physical strength, flexibility and stamina.

 

RAFAŁ WALUSZ

Illusionist
Poland

Watch it, tricks around! No one can give an explanation for the amazing tricks of the Polish illusionist. He works with unrivalled, masters’ skill in an adorable style meanwhile objects are transported from one place to another. Rafał is also a director of shows besides performing and magical acting, and he gained the ’Magic Badge’, which is acknowledged as an exceptional honour among circus artists.

 

HAMETOV FAMILY

Aerial strap act
Uzbekistan

The cohesion of a loving family from the first moment of rising love to the tender care of parents for their child is presented symbolically in the programme of the Hametov family lifted up to the air. The troupe has been the member of the Uzbek National Circus of Tashkent for 15 years. Their production which is presented in Budapest, was made in 2016.

 

WITHOUT SOCKS

Clown trio
Russia

 

The show of this clown trio is innovative, refreshing and first of all full of humour. While the production keeps the traditions of clowns, this Russian trio impresses with a young breeze. Without Socks won the Bronze medal at the Idol Circus Festival in Moscow, also the Special Prize from Nikulin Circus (2017), it was awarded Silver medal at the 2nd Israeli International Circus Festival (2016) as well as the 'Clown of the Year' (International Master Award, 2016).

 

CHINESE NATIONAL ACROBATIC TROUPE

Diabolo
China

 

The show reveals a new dimension of juggling in an image of the pulsing lotus created from bodies referring the roots of the harmonious Chinese culture, and it exceeds the traditional concept of Chinese umbrella acts. The delicate beauty of the Chinese character coruscates from the fine composition of the branch of people juggling with umbrellas looking like petals on stage. The Chinese team will present in the festival the world-famous diabolio group act wich was resented in Europe's many cities.

Finale

 

Follow Us on Facebook