The Directorate of the Bulgarian Academic Circus Balkanski and the world-famous circus dynasty Balkanski present in the city of Sofia, from the 30th of March until the 23rd of April their new mega-show for season 2017 – “Europe under the canvas skies of Circus Balkanski”
Artists from 8 countries are participating – Italy, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Columbia and Bulgaria. The major attractions are “The Flying motorcycle” and “The Giant wheel of death”, performed by the winners of “Silver clown” award from the World Circus Festival in Monte Carlo and of “Ikar” award from the Union of the Bulgarian actors - Velizara and Nikolay Balkanski (with two Guinness records), and the extreme performance „Globe of death” is performed by six motorcyclists from distant Columbia - Hell Riders. The equilibrist Kristina Kostova, holder of the honorary reward “Golden century” from the Ministry of culture, participates in the show with her own trick.
The best clown duet from Portugal – Mariani, is taking care of the cheerfull mood of the children. Academic Circus „Balkanski” is the biggest circus on the Balkan peninsular, member of the European Association of circus ECA since 2012. Since 16.04.2016 it is the only Bulgarian circus awarded with the title “academic” from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and Arts.