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BNCN welcomes new member; Riga Circus

Following the recent BNCN members meeting in Stockholm the network is pleased to announce Riga Cirks / Riga Circus as new member.

“Riga circus has a long history but it has always been an important part of Latvian culture life. The profound building of Circus in Riga is going to be renovated soon; but it does not mean that Riga Circus has stopped working. Just the opposite: Riga circus is vigorously changing towards becoming an international, modern, multifunctional and traditionally rich circus art center, which creates, hosts and receives a variety of circus, music, dance and other interdisciplinary art form events.”

Riga Circus, is a building of historical significance and undergoing big developments to host an ambitious state funded education and artistic development programme for contemporary circus. Currently Riga Circus are engaging a new strategy for development of contemporary circus in Latvia.

This December Riga Circus opens its 1st season since the new strategy on December 16th with 5 shows of Thom Monckton “Only bones”

Next year; 2018

Riga Circus will host the international network meeting of BNCN and a Conference on Pedagogy on the 11th of April.

To find out more about Riga Circus check their website:


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