The First International Circus Festival in Bulgaria is the only International Circus Festival in Southeast Europe. It will continue the tradition of Bulgarian circus art which has a long history since 1897. All competing circus acts are divided into 2 artistic shows. We will enjoy juggling, acrobatics, aerial and balance acts from 5 continents. Many of the participants have won prestigious international awards including a World Guinness record. All participants will impress the international jury, consist of famous circus experts from Cirque du Soleil (Canada), the Hungarian National Circus, the International Circus Festival in Girona (Spain)... With the participation of circus artists from all over the world, the festival will once again bring the glamor of the circus show to the Bulgarian audience.
The city of Sofia has the honor to host the First International Circus Festival, which marks the 125th anniversary of the Bulgarian Circus, which has brought Bulgaria so much success and glory in recent years.
The National Palace of Culture is located in the heart of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, and is the largest multifunctional conference and exhibition center in Southeast Europe. The Palace of Culture hosts some of the most prestigious events in the field of art and culture. In 2005, the National Palace of Culture was named the best convention hall in the world for the year by the International Organization of Convention Centers.
Gala tour of the winners of the First International Circus Festival in Bulgaria:
HALL ARENA RUSE- 08.10.2023
KOLODRUM HALL - PLOVDIV - 10.10.2023 - 11.10.2023