PERFORMING HEL SHOWCASE

Arranged for the first time in 2018, performing arts showcase Performing HEL will take place on 29th of August – 1st of September 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. Performing HEL happens at the same time with Helsinki Festival – the largest arts festival in Finland. With performances, demos and production pitches, the event will showcase the … Continue reading PERFORMING HEL SHOWCASE

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Silence is coming…

The Silence Festival will this year be held for the tenth time, from June 5 to 8, 2019, in the village of Kaukonen in Kittilä, Finnish Lapland. It is a multi-art festival with a programme made to measure for the living-rooms, yards and lanes of the little host village. The heart of the festival is … Continue reading Silence is coming…

Announcing new project: Rigorous Practise

We are launching a new project! Rigorous Practise! A transnational cooperation project focused on capacity-building to practically facilitate circus arts to be presented and co-produced under increased awareness of rigging, contracting and safety practises. The project will start at the later part of 2019 and run until the summer of 2020. Theatre professionals who work … Continue reading Announcing new project: Rigorous Practise

Residency announcement: Karavan BNCN International Residency

On international women's day we are happy to announce that M.P.A.C will be our resident company at Karavan in October 2019. The international reference group (Subtopia (SE), Riga Circus, (LV) Brazil Jack (SE), Arts Printing House (LT) and Dynamo Workspace (DK) has looked over applications and we are excited to share the news with you. … Continue reading Residency announcement: Karavan BNCN International Residency

International Residency OPEN CALL DEADLINE EXTENDED

Karavan is a performing arts collective of circus artists and musicians who "build our dream of an independent stage in an abandoned industrial hall in the middle of Malmö". In collaboration with Baltic Nordic Circus Network and with support from Region Skåne are happy to announce a call out for a new residency opportunity. The call … Continue reading International Residency OPEN CALL DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Rising Wave: Contemporary Circus in Norway and Around the World

The Rising Wave: Contemporary Circus in Norway and Around the World Funded by Kulturrådet (Norwegian Arts Council) and produced by Cirkus Xanti, The Rising Wave aims to give an overview of contemporary circus art at European and national levels. With its contents based on a review of literature, around twenty in-depth interviews, and an open survey, the … Continue reading The Rising Wave: Contemporary Circus in Norway and Around the World

Registration OPEN ARTiculate Circus 2

ARTiculate Circus 2 - Developing methods of teaching circus practise in the Baltic-Nordic region BNCN is interested in articulated in how the Baltic and Nordic region can work together to develop circus education and its’ relationship with artistic thinking. As a result we are hosting two workshops for circus teachers. The first took place in … Continue reading Registration OPEN ARTiculate Circus 2

Karavan and BNCN International Residency OPEN CALL

Karavan is a performing arts collective of circus artists and musicians who "build our dream of an independent stage in an abandoned industrial hall in the middle of Malmö". In collaboration with Baltic Nordic Circus Network and with support from Region Skåne are happy to announce a call out for a new residency opportunity. The call … Continue reading Karavan and BNCN International Residency OPEN CALL

Decision to accept new members in 2019…

BNCN currently consists of 17 member organisations across the Baltic and Nordic region. These are organisations that work towards the development of contemporary circus beyond their own interest. They bring resources, knowledge and experiences to the table which can be useful in creating collaborative projects for all. BNCN is currently running a 3-year development project … Continue reading Decision to accept new members in 2019…