We are happy to announce that the Without Socks Russian Clown Trio has arrived in Hungary to make their audience laugh in the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival.

We are happy to announce that all tickets are sold for the Straight Labyrinth, the first accompanying program of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival!

Diplomatic corps, ambassadors, cultural attaches based in Budapest were invited to the Budapest Circus Festival. On the 18th of December, Monday, at 19:00 Maximiliano Gabriel Gregorio Cernadas, the ambassador of Argentina, invited the employees of the Capital Circus of Budapest to his residency. Now our video is available about this event.

Diplomatic corps, ambassadors, cultural attaches based in Budapest were invited to the Budapest Circus Festival.

Artist Interview: Boris Lazarov

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Our Christmas show, the MAGIC BUBBLES for Christmas in the Circus is widely popular. The Lazarov Troupe also perform in this show with their dzhigit act. Now we made an interview with the leader of the troupe, Boris Lazarov that how he likes here and where did he find inspiration for the act.

The Rippel Brothers will also perform on the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival! Both A and B shows will start with the two brothers’s, Ferenc Rippel’s and Viktor Rippel’s spectacular handstand opening number, after which the competition will start!

Dear Visitors!

Packages are available in our website, that not only contains tickets but accommodation as well!

Castle Garden Variety

Monday, 04 December 2017

Castle Garden Variety is an all evening long, highly entertaining, spectacular and unforgettable show, in which the most entertaining, award-winning, well-travelled and selected illusionists, comedians and artists will astonish, make laugh and amaze the audience.

Two frenetic student groups of the Artist School of Kiev will make their audience laugh hard with their joined comical pantomime performance. 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.

Budapest Castle Bazaar, 13th of January, 2018, 15:00

Six street musicians find each other by accident in the whirl of the big city and then they settle for an adventurous journey around the world. Their own music and instruments serve as vehicle, their own playfulness, imagination and joy are their fuel. The journey occurs through instruments, tunes, gestures, the language of pantomime, without words, with hilarious, witty humour, while they make the audience laugh hard. Csaba Méhes is an illustrious Hungarian comedian, pantomime, the master of visual humour and he joins together with the members of Brass in the Five brass quintet in this production!

People stand in queues in front of the circus! MAGIC BUBBLES for Christmas in the Circus is very popular, for many of the show times there are only limited seats available! Because of this MAGIC BUBBLES will be on show for one more day, so those who missed the opportunity, now will be able to visit the show. That is why MAGIC BUBBLES will be on show on the 20th of December at 15:00!

You can read here more about our show times.

Maski Theatre (Ukraine): Maski Cubed

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The world famous Maski Theatre will travel to Budapest from Odessa to provide more than one and half hour with full of laugh and carefree fun to the Hungarian audience. The Ukrainian comedians will perform in the National Theatre as participant of the program of the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival held between the 8th and 14th of January. They will present plenty of colossal ideas and comedic situations on the stage.

Circus and public education

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Since 1991, the 22nd of November is the Day of Hungarian Public Education, which goal is to draw attention to the significance and importance of public education, since school is the first station on the way to the future. This is a truth we are aware of too, and that is why started to hold circus pedagogy presentations called special lectures since 2016’s fall in the Capital Circus.

Artist Interview: Agustín Viglione

Monday, 20 November 2017

We had the premier of the Magic Bubbles for Christmas show at the 4th of November. For this occasion, we made a mini-interview with Agustín Viglione who creates magic bubbles since 2010, and he also performed this act in many television show.

On the 18th of November 2017, Saturday, the closing day of the VI St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, “Russian State Circus Company” (“ROSGOSCIRK”) and Capital Circus signed a cooperation agreement with a ceremony. The agreement signed by Dmitry Ivanov, director general of ROSGOSCIRK and Peter Fekete, director of the Capital Circus.

Stirring international life in the cultural forum of the European circus art!

The VI St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum was opened on the 16th of November. It is one of the biggest cultural and universal art conference, visited by circus directors and artists from seventeen countries.

Dear circus fans! Our circus show, the Magic Bubbles – for Christmas in the Circus directed by Tünde Vincze is highly popular among our visitors! Because of this, all tickets are sold for the following days:

New ways to reform circus art

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Circus pedagogy – using circus art for public education purposes

In connection to the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival organized by the European Circus Association (ECA) a scientific conference will be held on the 10th of January next year with the participation of many countries. The main topic will be about the exploration of the possibilities of circus art for public service.

Artist Interview: Las Bellas Chicas

Thursday, 16 November 2017

We had the premier of the Magic Bubbles for Christmas show at the 4th of November. For this occasion, we made a mini-interview with the Las Bellas Chicas, six Cuban ladies who recalls the mystical atmosphere of the jungles with their ’Chinese’ rod act.

Artist Interview: Duo Supka

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

We had the premier of the Magic Bubbles for Christmas show at the 4th of November. For this occasion, we made a mini-interview with the Duo Supka, a juggler couple, whose production takes the audience to a futuristic world.

We had the premier of the Magic Bubbles for Christmas show at the 4th of November. For this occasion, we made a mini-interview with the Kalashnikov Brothers, who are the fourth generation of their family performing in the ring, have presented their productions for ten years now, and who also perform in our Christmas show. 

The 12th Budapest International Circus Festival will be held between the 8th and the 14th of January, 2018. Now You have the chance to buy Season tickets for the Festival for more than one show! We have the following Festival Season tickets:

The Birth of the Modern Circus

Monday, 13 November 2017

The roots of the modern circus originate back to the 18th century England. This new genre that revitalized entertainment was born here. We consider Philip Astley as the creator of modern circus: he was the first man who combined animal training, acrobatic performances and burlesque into one show, laying the foundation of circus art.

Artist Interview: Gärtner Family

Monday, 13 November 2017

We had the premier of the Magic Bubbles for Christmas show at the 4th of November. The Gärtner Family also perform in our show with Rani, the charming elephant lady, who will surely enchant the audience.

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