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…

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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

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

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…

REGISTRATION OPEN: ARTiculate Circus workshops for Circus Teachers

ARTiculate Circus - Developing methods of teaching circus practise in the Baltic-Nordic region BNCN is interested in articulating 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 in the coming months. The first will … Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: ARTiculate Circus workshops for Circus Teachers

Mapping contemporary circus in south Sweden

The region of Skåne has commissioned a mapping of Contemporary Professional Circus in the region. The mapping aims to provide a report of the current situation and potential of contemporary circus in the region and consults artists, presenters, institutions and quite frankly anyone who feels they have a perspective to provide about circus in Skåne. … Continue reading Mapping contemporary circus in south Sweden

Announcing funding for ARTiculate workshops

We are excited to announce that our ARTiculate Circus project has received some funding from Nordisk Kulturfond. ARTiculate Circus is a developmental learning, training and research project which ultimately aims to articulate how the Baltic and Nordic region can work together to develop circus education and its’ relationship with artistic thinking. Two workshops will be … Continue reading Announcing funding for ARTiculate workshops