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Lightsphere and the Night of the Arts at Cirko

In 2022 Cirko started working with Hands some Feet Circus Company on co-producing their new family production: Colorsphere. The show is created together with Kerttu and Adam Opus…
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The autumn season at Cirko is bursting with colour for families as well as for mortals contemplating dying in a humoristic way – and more affordable tickets for everyone

Summer is about to bloom but plenty of new futures are also already sprouting for Cirko’s autumn season, like a new spring in the making. The programme includes two performances…
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NouNous Festival for the 5th time in Cirko 30.11.-4.12.2022

NouNous Festival is here again! The popular festival brings the best of Finnish and international physical comedy to Helsinki. This year, the themes of performances take us from…
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CircusInfo: Prominent circus development centre in Helsinki gains a new director – An interview with Cirko’s Jarkko Lehmus

Cirko – Center for New Circus, founded in 2002, is a prominent contemporary circus venue and artistic development centre in Finland. One of the key actors in the field, they…
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Cirko has a new director

The board of the Center for New Circus Cirko has chosen Jarkko Lehmus as the new director. Lehmus has been the acting director since March 2022. He holds an MA in Cultural Policy…
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Culture Kids

Culture Kids is a programme that pairs children living in Helsinki with a sponsor from the world of arts and culture. All of the city’s little ones born in or after 2020 are…
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Call Out for the Circus

What does the future hold for contemporary circus art in the Nordics and the Baltics? Most of what I am going to say has been said already by people before me. But not exactly how…
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Cirko experiences

Football juggler Simon Llewelyn and the power of play

Simon Llewelyn grew up in Belfast playing rugby and football. A growing interest in performing arts brought him to Belfast Community Circus, and later to summer circus camp in…
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Fourth edition of NouNous Festival at Cirko in December

NouNous Festival is here again! Almost like a tradition, in the first week of December friends of comedy are treated to Kallo Collective’s unique, this year 5-day festival.…
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Residency in Orbit

Saana Tolonen and Carina Klingsell worked on their new project with the working title Orbit in Cirko’s residency in late September. The performance is being created around the…
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