The Digital Side of Riga ICCE

Riga ICCE will be held in Riga, Latvia on the 10th and 11th of May, 2022. We will meet in-person to hear wonderful keynote speeches, have discussions in world cafes, and also attend workshops. But that is not all. For those of you who can't attend the live meetings, we have also prepared a digital … Continue reading The Digital Side of Riga ICCE

Meet Riga ICCE Keynote Speaker Alisan Funk

We have introduced you to Daniel Gulko, now let us introduce our second keynote speaker - Alisan Funk. She will be speaking about Physical literacy and circus & leading a workshop on Physical Literacy as an advocacy tool in circus. Let's take a more detailed look at what this means. Alisan Funk is an Assistant … Continue reading Meet Riga ICCE Keynote Speaker Alisan Funk

Riga ICCE 2022 program announced!

We are excited to share with you the program of the Riga International Conference on Circus (Riga ICCE) 2022. Organized by BNCN, Cirkus Syd, Rīgas Cirks, the event will take place on the 10th and 11th of May, at Zeļļu Street 25, Riga. The main themes of Riga ICCE 2022 are artistic thinking in education, … Continue reading Riga ICCE 2022 program announced!

New Horizons Leadership Programme Report out!

New Horizons Leadership Programme (NHLP) is a mentorship and leadership project dedicated to supporting emerging leaders in the Baltic-Nordic Region, and contributing to the overall development of the contemporary circus sector in these areas. The inaugural programme took place in 2020-2021 and a report of the project has been published by Cirkus Syd for BNCN. … Continue reading New Horizons Leadership Programme Report out!

Registration Open from Dreams to Designs! ARTiculate Pedagogy Network #3

Do you feel invested in circus education!? Come join us in Lund, Sweden! To co-create the future plan for Baltic-Nordic Circus Education This is an invitation to come join us in Lund in 16/17-18th January 2022.Everyone is welcome who feels invested in circus education, interested in art in circus education and would like to, in … Continue reading Registration Open from Dreams to Designs! ARTiculate Pedagogy Network #3

ARTiculate Pedagogy Network public programme!

How to turn dreams into reality!? BNCN is a collaborative network of 20 circus arts organisations in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The network works to strengthen the regional international collaboration and development of the circus sector. BNCN organises activities which aim to support the circus field in the Baltic-Nordic countries at large. From workshops, … Continue reading ARTiculate Pedagogy Network public programme!

RIGA ICCE Digital Think Tank

In 2018 Baltic Nordic Circus Network with Riga Cirks and Manegen produced an international conference of circus education Riga ICCE. The conference became a larger venture and a larger success than the team had anticipated and as such the urge to create a second conference is strong. Part practical part philosophical the event on the … Continue reading RIGA ICCE Digital Think Tank

Aleksey Smolov’s experience of ARTiculate 2018/2019

Leading up to BNCN's upcoming digital workshops for ARTiculate 1.0, we're reposting Latvian circus artist and teacher Aleksey Smolov's experience with the first version of ARTiculate from last year. Sign up and read more about ARTiculate 1.0 here! Aleksey Smolov, 2019: I think it’s important to see the whole picture of one’s journey and establishment … Continue reading Aleksey Smolov’s experience of ARTiculate 2018/2019

Lithuanian Contemporary Circus Showcase

15 years ago, the first edition of the international contemporary circus festival New Circus Weekend was held at the Arts Printing House in Vilnius. It was the first time when Lithuanian audiences encountered the fascinating world of contemporary circus, and we are very glad to see the amazing progress Lithuanian circus has made throughout these years.