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.

On the 13th of January, Sunday, the competition program of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival was ended with an award giving banquet in Vajdahunyad Castle at 20:00. Many artists who participated in the festival were rewarded with special awards in the banquet. The awards were given by important professionals of the circus profession.

Lyrical Circus Late-Night Show directed by Péter Fekete Ministerial Commissioner, General Director of Capital Circus received the Special Award of Firebird Production. The Award was given by Peter Dubinsky American producer.

Cie Defracto: Flaque

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Cie Defracto: Flaquein Trafó House of Contemporary Arts at 20:00 on the 18th and 19th of January!

A delicious blend of juggling, dance and physical theatre, Flaque is like butoh mixed with slapstick. Defracto wittily illustrate their passion for juggling, treating it as a rhythmic and graphic discipline that flirts with dance and absurd humour.

On the 14th January, Sunday, at 19:00 pm, the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival ended with the gala show in Capital Circus and thus ended the opening event of the 2018 event series celebrating the anniversary of 250 years of modern circus art!

The 12th Budapest International Circus Festival continued! On the 11th of January, Thursday, at 15:00 and 19:00 show B was in Capital Circus again, while at the same time as the second show Castle Garden Variety was held, which revived the variety genre which was neglected during the last two decades in Hungary. The spiritual father of the night was István Vásárhelyi, its host was illusionist Ferenc Kőhalmi, Bronze Award-winner of the Illusionist European Championship.

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

The 12th Budapest International Circus Festival offers programs all through the city for the fans of classic and modern circus, as well those who like all related arts with. On the 11th of January 2018, at 19:00 in Castle Garden Bazaar the Castle Garden Variety show was held that featured variety productions which was neglected during the last two decades in our country.

Today at 19:00 Castle Garden Variety was presented. In this all evening long, highly entertaining, spectacular and unforgettable show the most entertaining, award-winning, well-travelled and selected illusionists, comedians and artists astonished, made laugh and amazed the audience.

On the 10th of January, Wednesday, at 19:00 the premier of B show of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival was held. Representatives of eight nations performed in show B to astonish the audience of the festival.

Tomorrow, on the 12th of January, Friday, two show will be presented in Capital Circus: Newcomer Show at 15:00 and Lyrical Circus Late-Night Show at 22:00.

Boundless creativity, absurd humor and so many funny situations!

On the 9th of January 2018, at 19:00 the official professional program of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival started with show A in Capital Circus. At the opening act of the show, Hortobágyi Károly Award and Monte Carlo Golden Clown Award winner Flórián Richter and his son, Kevin performed their horseback acrobat act, with which they paid respect to Philip Astley, father of modern circus. After that the Hortobágyi Károly Award winner Rippel Brothers performed their handstand in the air act. The students of Baross Imre Institute of Artist Education held the flags of the nations performing on the festival.

On the 8th of January 2018, Monday, at 16:00 the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival has started with the arrival of the artists, with which the festive year of 2018 celebrating the 250th anniversary opened!

Tomorrow, on the 11th of January, show B of 12th Budapest International Circus Festival will be on show twice, at 15:00 and 19:00. Besides that Castle Garden Variety will be presented at 19:00 in Budapest Castle Bazaar.

 

Tomorrow, on the 10th of January, Wednesday, at 19:00 in the Capital Circus show B of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival will premiere. At the same time the world famous Maski Theatre from Odessa will perform their Maski Cube show in the National Theatre.

Tomorrow, on the 9th of January 2018 Tuesday, at 19:00 in the Capital Circus the official professional program of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival will start with show 'A'!

Program 'A' contains the following acts:

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