European Circus Day was created by Fédération Mondiale du Cirque in 2007, which soon became so popular that from 2010 it is celebrated as World Circus Day all over the world on the third Saturday of April in every year, commemorating the genre of the colourful circus art. Capital Circus celebrated this occasion with diverse programs before each show of Atlantic Flight – Fountain Show.

We celebrate Earth Day on the 22nd of April, and on this occasion, they hold different events all over the world to call attention to protect the natural environment of Earth. Earth Day was first held in 1970, today it is celebrated in 193 countries coordinated globally by Earth Day Network. Capital Circus also takes part in this event.

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

The audience gave a thunderous applause at the premiere of Atlantic Flight – Fountain Circus Show on the 7th of April, Saturday, at 19:00 in Capital Circus! The show will be featured in Capital Circus for five months until the 9th of September.

The famous circus artist prepares a unique, special production for the Sziget Festival, with which he creates with the third and fourth year student and graduates of the Baross Imre Institute of Artist Education. The casting combined with the casting was held all through last week, and soon it will be announced, that who will be those 12-20 people, with whom he will start the rehearsals for this incomparable contemporary circus art presentation.

Ludas Matyi in the Circus will be on show in the Capital Circus until the 2nd of April! On this occasion we have made an interview with the director of the play, Péter Fekete Ministerial Commissioner, General Commissioner of Capital Circus!

From tomorrow, the 21st of March Ludas Matyi in the Circus will return to Capital Circus! We created this production mainly for elementary school students, but it entertains the whole family regardless when they got acquainted with the poem of Mihály Fazekas.

The last show of the Carnival of Champions in the Circus enjoyed great success! On the 11th of March, Sunday, ambassadors of 27 countries visited the show started at 15:00 with their families. The ambassadors and their families were greeted with red carpet in front of the Capital Circus. There was wheel of fortune, face painting, and animators for the entertainment of the guests.

It has been only a few days since Péter Fekete ministerial commissioner, General Director of Capital Circus made his speech about the state of circus art in the conference titled “Culture prospers” in the Upper Parliament Hall of the Hungarian Parliament Building, where many leaders of Hungarian national institute held a presentation. Today, on the 6th of March 2018 he made his speech in London, in the Palace of Westminster about the subject of circus art.

Today, on the 4th of March the guest of 15:00 Champions of the Carnival in the circus show was Aija Balode Latvian artist, who performed herself in the Capital Circus with her pigeon and dog act in 1986. The artist was first greeted by Andrejs Fjodorvs performer of the show, then the management of Capital Circus with one bucket of flower by each of them.

Today a new Hungarian Record was made in the Champions of the Carnival in the circus show at 11 o’clock: 17 years old Kevin Richter horseback acrobat – who performs in this show – set a new world record with his Hungarian Post production, in which he works with 20 splendid horses.

On the 24th of February, Saturday the Pedagogy Expo was held in the Budapest Congress Center where the Capital Circus presented its circus pedagogical programs. In front of our booth the students of the Baross Imre Institute of Artist Education performed.

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.

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