CIRKOBALKANA FESTIVAL 2019 – trilogy with two tents

The idea of ​​a travelling festival continues to develop in 2019. through the seventh edition of the Cirkobalkana Festival. Same as before, the festival will be realized with the united forces of its originators Cirkusfera (SRB) and Cirkorama (HR) with new partners – Un Loup Pour l’Homme (FR), which comes with their tent as part of the Ride & Camp project, and good old partners – Gledališče Ane Monro (SLO). Realization is planned in the form of a creative trilogy that will take place in May in Zagreb (HR), in June in Ljubljana(SLO) and in September in Belgrade(SRB).

In the desire to cooperate with European partners, to connect regional circus scenes and support artistic initiatives, as well as consolidating and growing the community gathered around the contemporary circus in the region, Cirkobalkana and Ride & Camp will open their doors to the entire range of young regional artists and productions. So their place in festival’s selection has found the performances “ Face Nord” and “Rear Birds” by Un Loup Pour l’Homme, new creation of Cirkobalkana Collective: ”The Pheripherians” and several artistic creations from Spain, Italy and Finland. There is also programming through the CirkusNext Platform some of the pre-selected artists and / or laureates of 2017-2019 editions.  Since it is a regional festival in the service of regional circus scene development, Cirkobalkana program strongly underlines the regional selection and in 7th edition will present even five regional circus premieres- such as Malinada collective with the “(UN)connencted “, Petroleja Štulić: “ Pushing BO (un) D (ar) IES “, Danka Sekulović with” Not the Right Leg “, Trycicle Trauma & House of extreme music theatre with a performance: “Formed in position”,  as well as MismoNismo – CircusNext Platform’s  laureates with the performance of “NOise Circus”. There are also to the audience well-known contents: educational programs, labs, creative gatherings, seminars … which are an integral part of this festival.