After being forced to hold their festival entirely online last year, organisers of the National Circus Festival of Ireland are delighted that, this weekend, they will be finally able to return to live, in-person acts as they celebrate an amazing 20 years in existence.
Starting tomorrow, November 4, the festival will run all weekend, finishing on Sunday November 7 and speaking to The Kerryman this week, organiser Con Horgan or ‘Fanzini’ as he’s also known as, said that it’s shaping up to be a weekend full of cultural mayhem and madness.
“We are back this year at full tilt and really looking forward to getting back performing live again. Performing live is so much more amazing, especially with something like circus when you have acts doing literally death-defying feats in front of the audience,” said Con
“It’s super-exciting because I think there’s going to be a massive buzz this year because people have really missed the arts and they have missed quality live entertainment right in front them,” he continued.
This year, the festival will feature a jammed packed programme of both Irish and international acts performing a variety of shows, ensuring something wonderful for all the family and circus folk out there to enjoy.
Festival goers can enjoy headline shows, the inimitable Nueveuno and the Circus Double Bill featuring world-renowned Wes Peden and Maleta Company over the course of the weekend while families can spend a Sunday afternoon experiencing a brand new festival-commissioned show “A Matter of Time” by Irish company, TeaTime. …
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