Times are uncertain for many organisations and artists. We would like to share an initiative created by our members Manegen - the national interest organisation for circus, variety and street performance in Sweden. Manegen has started a support fund collecting donations to redistribute to professional artists (members of Manegen) in times of hardship created by the pandemic. … Continue reading A Swedish response to the pandemic…
It's with great excitement we welcome Cirkuliacija as new members of BNCN! We caught up with Gildas Aleksa who will be the representative on behalf of Cirkuliacija in BNCN network. Tell us, what is Cirkuliacija? “Cirkuliacija” is a contemporary circus festival based in Kaunas, Lithuania. It aims to bring cultural events of the highest quality … Continue reading New member Cirkuliacija Festival, Lithuania!
The study is a legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and follows up on the first inventory study on the sector commissioned by the European Parliament in 2003.
Baltic Nordic Circus Network produce rigging master class capacity building courses for technical professionals working in theatres and festivals in the Nordic and Baltic countries wanting to gain expertise and qualification in circus rigging. We are super excited that registration is now open! All professionals working as technical staff in performing arts in the Baltic … Continue reading Rigorous Practise rigging master classes open for registration! #rigorouspractise
Isn't that a beautiful wintery image of the hula hooper? She's in fact called Karin Svensson and part of Mighty Performing Arts Collective who were in residency earlier this year with BNCN and Karavan in Malmö, Sweden. This image is screenshot from their trailer for their show Hairy Tales - watch it here. The year … Continue reading Have a great holiday everyone!
In September 2019 the network received its first new member since we opened for new membership applications in August. Cirkus Syd is a relatively new organisation in the south of Sweden passionate about circus, research and development and innovation. Cirkus Syd is run by Lina B. Frank, Rebecca Tiger and Burak Sayin who together have … Continue reading New member Cirkus Syd
Karavan and BNCN present a Clown workshop at Karavan the 15th oktober kl.10-16. "Connection and playfulness.... the clown acts in a norm-critical, releasing manner. Like an eye-opener, a kind of societal conscience and awakens our vulnerability, our humanity by managing the world in its' very own way. We love clown! In this one day course … Continue reading We love clown! 1-Day Clown-workshop with MPAC, Malmö 15/10
On October 5-6th the Baltic professional showcase EPICIRQ will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. The showcase is presenting Baltic professional contemporary circus with the aim of increasing interest, exposure and export of the field within the region and in international level. After the pilot of an Estonian showcase in 2018, EPICIRQ has decided to spread … Continue reading Epicirq Baltic Circus Showcase
;This last year our network has delivered a project under our umbrella of educational and pedagogical development called ARTiculate Circus. As we were granted around a third of the original applied amount we decided to deliver the activities with an evaluative lense with the few to develop further. Hosting organisation Manegen was the lead organisation. … Continue reading ARTiculate Circus first project complete
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…