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Monday, September 24, 2012


Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) presents the second edition of CirCairo, the Cairo International Circus Festival that will take place from Thursday October 4 to Sunday October 21, 2012 in Cairo, Mansoura, and Monofeya.

The opening ceremony of the festival will take place on Thursday October 4 in Cairo’s Abdin Square. The opening program will include performances by the Darb Al Ahmar Arts School, The Egyptian National Circus, the Tunisian Circus performer Radwan Chalbaoui, M Circus of Belgium, and the Rebel Clown Army of the Netherlands. Performances will include acrobatics, comedy shows, magic shows, fire shows and other different circus arts.

CirCairo festival will take place at several theaters in Cairo: El Genaina Theater, the Balloon Theater, the Falaki Theater, and in public spaces such as Abdin Square, Aslan Square in Darb Al Ahmar, the entrance of Al Azhar Park, and Al Moez Street.

Keep track of all festival related events on CirCairo facebook page

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