The war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region disrupted the dreams of young acrobats. But as a peace agreement takes hold, Mekele’s world-famous circus is back in swing of things.
22 Oct 2021
Portuguese stunt performer Kevin Chaves launched on Thursday (October 21) a record breaking attempt to perform his rola-bola motorbike act in 50-cities around the world, starting with London. The 21-year-old, who performs with Circus Berlin, balanced on skateboards stacked on a motorbike. "Well I performed the skateboard stunt which I balance on a cylinder, which is my act," he told Reuters.
24 Jul 2021
When the coronavirus forced circuses in Mexico to close last year, one family converted a warehouse in the suburbs of Mexico-City into a gym to keep practicing their performances and to offer acrobatics lessons to local children.
22 Sep 2020
Seoul's annual circus festival goes ahead with drive in audiences amid the coronavirus pandemic. Clowns juggled and acrobats launched themselves through the air above a stage in an open field as onlookers clap their hands. A maximum of 30 cars with three people in each vehicle were permitted at the free event which also streamed to viewers online.
15 Mar 2020
The week-long festival, featuring acrobatic equestrian shows, aims to bring traditional circus shows for free on the streets of the poorer neighborhood of Abobo to the more well to-do Cocody.