In a letter from the Fédération Mondiale du Cirque, many learned on March 25th of the cancellation of the beloved event World Circus Day, originally scheduled for April 18th, 2020. In the letter, President Urs Pils and Executive Director Zsuzsanna Mata said in response to the COVID-19 virus “Under such circumstances, the FÉDÉRATION MONDIALE DU CIRQUE feels responsible and obliged to CANCEL for the 18 April the WORLD CIRCUS DAY 2020 celebrations. Thanks for the registrations already done on FMC’s website before the outbreak of the epidemics. We hope and wish that the pandemic finishes the soonest possible, and soon after normal activities could be recovered.” They urge the circus sector to take action locally to secure funding, stating,”FMC in collaboration with its members urges politicians, national governments to ease the los...
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