“The Hungarian circus arts are going through an amazing development” – Interview with Dmitry Chernov

Dmitry Chernov, prize winner of multiple circus festivals, is performing a juggling act in our show "Which one of the 9?" inspired by the short story of the same name by Mór Jókai. We spoke to the world-famous juggler about his childhood, the defining moments of his life, his role in the world of The Capital Circus of Budapest and our winter show. You come from a family...

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For the fourth year now, the academic circus repository, or more precisely the library and museum public collection, has been growing within with the National Circus Arts Centre. On the 10th of November 2022, the Museum, Library and Archives of Hungarian Circus Arts was officially established in a ceremony, and we took a look around the library of the museum with the eyes of a museologist on the...

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Hungarian guest appearances and a gold at the 23rd International Circus Festival of Italy

On the 13th of October, Fabio Montico premiered his newest edition of The Festival Circo Latina in Italy. They have produced a new festival every year since 1999, each with new and exciting artists from around the globe. Thanks to the efforts of General Director of the Capital Circus of Budapest; Péter Fekete; Urban Verbunk, along with the balette of The Kijev Academy of Circus Arts, have been...

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The Russian-Ukrainian war has rewritten the plans of the Capital Circus of Budapest

Due to the Russian-Ukrainian war, the latest show of the Capital Circus of Budapest will feature a German mixed dog act instead of a Russian dachshund act. The National Centre for Circus Arts, following the principles of the circus arts, does not differentiate between performing artists. Regardless of gender, skin colour, religion or political ideology, it is the knowledge and artistic values that count. In a move to...

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Free high-wire performance in front of the Capital Circus of Budapest

Circus art is for everyone! From the 15th of October to the end of November, depending on weather conditions, a free high-wire performance will be held before each performance on the square in front of the circus building. Two astonishing Colombian performers, Manuel Beltran and Jhon River, will balance on a thin wire rope at a height of 7 metres, without safety ropes or safety nets. If you're...

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Magical Christmas show at the Capital Circus of Budapest

The Capital Circus of Budapest is preparing a special Christmas gift for its beloved audience: an all-arts production to help them get in the mood for the most sacred family holiday and escape the rush of everyday life. Based on the short story Which one of the Nine? by Mór Jókai, this Christmas tale is a harmonious synergy of circus arts, music, singing, theatre and puppetry. Under the...

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