In just over two months, the Principality will once again become the circus capital of the world with twin attractions the 44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo, as well as the 9th New Generation Festival (1st and 2nd of February 2020). The New Generation Festival is the only competition in the world totally dedicated to young artistes and taking place in an authentic circus ring.
Under the presidency of H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie, these two events will reward the best artistes of our time with Golden Clowns and Golden Juniors, in front of an audience who will get to admire their skills in the Fontvieille big top.
The 44th edition will pay tribute to the noblest conquest of man, the horse. Arabian horses, Friesians, Spanish and Portuguese stallions will all be presented by the team of horsemen from the Swiss national circus Knie. The greatest circus family names will be in the ring: Ivan Knie and Maicol, as well as Wioris Errani. The public will be able to discover the famous Carousel of Fredy junior with its 30 horses. Ivan Frederic Knie and Wioris Errani are famous for presenting the double “Hungarian Post”, a number which consists of passing the horses between the legs of an acrobat, himself standing on two horses…
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