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This Week: Comical Kallo Collective & Cirko Festival

When the Nordic countries have finally thawed out every May, circus artists from around the globe gather in Helsinki to attend and perform at Cirko Festival. This year the festival takes place from May 12th until the 21st and boasts performances from Finland’s own Kallo Collective as well as a host of shows by other Finnish companies.
I recently had the pleasure to interview both Cirko’s new director Riku Lievonen about the highlights of the festivities, and the festival’s own funny darlings, Kallo Collective on the world premier of their new show Chameleon. As if that weren’t enough, there are trailers too. A Few Words with Riku Lievonen How long has the Cirko Festival been running? The first festival edition took place ...
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Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.