Budapest Circus, Цирк, Cirque, Zirkus, Circo, 马戏团, サーカス, Circ, Cyrk, Sirk Festival

A WEEK IN THE SPIRIT OF CIRCUS ART!

6 DAYS – 9 SHOWS!

THE BEST REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PROFESSION, CIRCUS DIRECTORS, ART LEADERS IN ONE PLACE!

ABOUT

Honourable mention and respect for the ancestors!

The art of circus has been kept alive for centuries, thanks to those people who believed that the human performance has no limit, and they managed to maintain this conception for generations. Twenty-five years ago a group of professionals led by István Kristóf created the Budapest International Circus Festival. We have high respect for our ancestors, and we would like to thank all the former leaders, circus directors, artists and supporters dedicated to circus arts for their work and commitment! We can only renew, refresh and reinterpret this miracle,what we call circus art, with the respect for the past and preservation of the merits of our ancestors.

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We were also open during the pandemic!

All circuses in Europe, apart from the Capital Circus of Budapest, shut down when the pandemic broke out. However, the management of the Capital Circus of Budapest took a bold step: several times a week, it entertained the audience with live broadcasts, giving hope and faith not only to them but to all those working in circus arts as well. More than a hundred Hungarian circus artists performed in the show of four different themes named ‘Dynasties’ in the Capital Circus of Budapest. The premiere performances of the plays of ‘Dynasties’ of the Capital Circus of Budapest were held online. They were not only followed by the audience, but many circuses from abroad also celebrated with us. The world was paying attention to Hungary, since the Capital Circus of Budapest was the only one to provide work to the circus artists, and to entertain the Hungarian audience, complying with the epidemiological measures in force.

We are planning a new school!

The Imre Baross Artist Training Institute, which looks back on a seventy-year history, provides a uniquely high-quality training for artists, actors and background professionals. In order to continue to create a new supply of Hungarian circus art, a new school building is needed to satisfy all needs.

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GREAT TALENTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD!

EXCITING AND INSPIRING COMPETITION!

ALMOST 25 YEARS OF ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE!

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Red Carpet Show

Red Carpet Show

In a unique way in Europe, a show reminiscent of Hollywood, the Red Carpet, will be held on January 12 at 5 pm in the square in front of the Capital Circus of Budapest, where the world-famous artists of the 14th Budapest International Circus Festival will take part in a ceremonial setting. The show is directed by a multiple Guinness record holder and worthy artists, the Rippel Brothers!

International Juries of the 14th Budapest Circus Festival:

This year, too, a professional jury of several members will decide the winners of the festival.

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Vevey Comedy Festival - President - Switzerland
Eugene Chaplin
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International Circus Festival of Italy - President - Italy
Fabio Montico
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Russian State Circus Company - Artistic Director, Stage Director - Georgia
Gia Eradze
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Firebird Productions, Inc - President - USA
Peter Dubinsky
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Cirque de Soleil - Senior Casting Director - Canada
Pavel Kotov
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Blackpool Tower Circus - Director, Managing director - England
Tom "Bubu" Endrész
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Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione - CEO - France
Odette Bouglione
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Russian State Circus Company - CEO - Russia
Belyakov Sergey Grigoryevich
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Kharkiv State Circus - General manager, Artistic Director - Ukraine
Oleksii Zhytnytskyi
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International Circus Festival in Girona, Circus Art Foundation - Director, Producer And Tickiting Manager - Spain
Genis Matabosh
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Founder and artistic Director of Monte - Carlo Circus Festival - France - Monaco
Dr. Alain Frére
Hosts

The hosts of the XIV. Budapest International Circus Festival:

Zoi Florosz

She finished the classic flute major at the Vocational Art School of Pécs, then she majored in acting at the University of Theatre and Film Arts after which she completed the jazz singing major at the Liszt Academy. She continued her studies as a musical actress at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy of New York and studied filmmaking at the Digital Film Academy. Zoi is a classically trained singer, a versatile performer who traveled around the world with her concerts and performanced. She has performed at a number of famous events. She is associated with the theme songs of various films a number of which have been awarded at different film festivals.

Gyula Maka

He has been the host of the Capital Circus of Budapest since 2013. As a professional actor, he performed on stage for more than ten years, but as he says, he found himself in the circus, this is where he really feels at home. He was awarded with the Blackpool Tower Circus special prize for his work at the 13th Budapest International Circus Festival. Besides the circus, he has appeared in the Roma lottery Somnakaj.

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PERFORMERS

Performers of the 14th Budapest Circus Festival

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