Performance refers to the well-known Disney story about a young, brave lion, in which he becomes a king. In the interpretation of Pan Ząbek the protagonist’s fate is quite different. Our festival Simba as a little lion cub goes to the circus, where he grows up under the guidance of a trainer, master, director.
This circus trio will distract you from mundane things. Artists from Wise Fools specialize in aerial acrobatics. Their signature act consists of virtuoso choreographics on triple trapeze, dance trapeze and cloud swing. But there’s also place for a story – three characters get stuck in the land of trash.
It is a crazy and unpredictable street fireshow. Three characters - Ninja, Panda and Circus Director - at first seem like they come from different tales, but they will take you for an unusual journey with surprising ending. The show is full of gags and interactions with audience.
Show takes from the aesthetic of Elizabethan theatre while the content is inspired by Shakspearian plays. Jester is the main character which shares his story about eternal problems and contemporary challenges. Artists mix various scene technics like physical theatre, graphic theatre and contemporary circus.
A street spectacle in which two characters play an acrobatic clowning. She and He – mix subtle gesture with circus madness. They are perfectly synchronized, friendly, funny and brave. You will get to know them as the protagonists of a dynamic show filled with acrobatic shows, juggle, well-thought choreography and perfect balance.
We would like to present you circus artists who have joined forces in order to reach for the stars. The show tells the story of the cosmic journey of hoop bunkers – astronauts – celebrities to Saturn, which is the only “hula-hoop” planet in our Solar System. Unfortunately, their spaceship crashes on the way, into an unknown part of the outer space.
Kapela Timingeriu is a family band formed from a need to experience music as a situation in a particular place, time and context. Making music is a pretext for the band to meet, a living and open situation. They play and sing lively, dance-provoking interpretations of Gypsy, Balkan, and Jewish music, creating a relaxed, convivial and fun atmosphere.
During this year's festival, the Cie Balltazar group will perform on the street stage with two shows. The show "Balls of Baltazar" is primarily a live music show with a gypsy soul, circus acts and a moving story in the background. Two artists will charm the audience with their skills, creating a show filled with sound, magic, juggling, acrobatics and clownery.
Two inconspicuous men in suits will take you to the land of the absurd. They will appear on stage without any fanfare or loud greetings - one tall, the other one short. Nothing will distinguish them from ordinary mortals. During an hour-long performance, they will confront various situations in everyday life and only then will their quirks become apparent.
The blues duo - a father and son are known to European audiences as Light Chilli or The Canales. The artists come from southern Italy, but their music will take you on a long journey all the way to the Mississippi Delta. The guitar, harmonica and vocals are a tribute to the musical inspirations of the artists that range from blues, country, rock and soul.
Huenchulaf's performance is actually a street improvisation. The artist performs alone but he is never alone on stage. His intention is to make contact with the audience and use the surroundings for artistic purposes. Thanks to this the performance is always new, original and different.
Kamil Malecki will prepare a performance using the best ingredients of circus art.You will see the elements of clownery, juggling, mime and acrobatics seasoned with a pinch of didacticism. During the show you will learn why it is worth eating vegetables and why juggling with cleavers should be left to professionals.
A performance by a group founded by a juggler and performer Stefan Sing. Originally, the artists met in an informal formation to experiment and improvise. Along the way, the group called Critical Mess emerged from these meetings combining theatre, dance and juggling in their performances.
The actor, performer and circus artist is known to the international audience as the king of absurd. During this year's festival, he will tell a story of a lonely and frustrated postal worker who seeks oblivion in his Sunday fishing trips. This time helps him rediscover himself and dream about his success.
Javier, Sergio and Jorge, right in front of the audience, will make a journey to the center of the earth to find the life-giving spring. Their circus skills will help them on their quest. However, to accomplish it they will also need creativity, determination and some help from the audience. The performance is symbolic.
In this performance, balance is the key word. The creator of the show uses the tools of the circus acrobatics and applies them in a comic manner. The viewers witness a variety of tricks and the chosen ones become an important part of the show. A whole collection of specially prepared props, such as golf clubs, glasses, whips and fire plays an essential part in the performance.
Three artists from both sides of the Black Sea: Moldova and Armenia and their stage on wheels. Referring to the traditions of a traveling circus, they have created a musical show interspersed with juggling, acrobatics, balance and magic tricks. Energetic music with a strong ethnic touch will delight the audience.
It’s going to be a truly fairy-tale street performance with extraordinary actors. Let us introduce to FABIOLA and GIULIO - a girl and her dog. This crazy couple will take the audience on a whirlwind adventure to their world of puppets. Everything will be supervised by a puppeteer and puppet maker: Nives Valsecchi with Giancarlo Casati.
The artistic duo, Julia and Liam, will present a juggling set wrapped in magical choreography. Using their hands, they will construct an abstract world of angles and curves where they create their own terms of principles of physics. They will invite the audience to it, forming a place for random improvisation.