First Buenos Aires International Circus Festival

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The first Buenos Aires International Circus Festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires, Culturesfrance, and the French Embassy in Argentina, will take place between June 29 and July 5, 2009. Several big tops will be put up in Combate de los Pozos 1700, in the neighborhood of Parque Patricios.

The Festival will offer the public unique experiences such as outstanding artists, creative and fun national and international shows, including eleven companies from France, Spain, Israel and Brazil, focusing in contemporary circus. The festival is dived into different areas:

Open Scene: Every day between 4.30 pm and 7.30 pm, in the central big top, circus routines, musical bands and clowns, the process of preparation of every show, with free entrance.

Galas: Shows by different artists or companies divided in Galas by amateur schools, amateur artists, and professional artists.

Short Forms: short duration shows that will allow to see two companies in the same day.

Some of the shows on June 29 and 30 are free of charge. Advanced free tickets must be picked up at Casa de la Cultura, Av. de Mayo 575, 11 am to 7 pm.

Tickets for the rest of the shows range from AR $ 10 to AR $ 25, and can be purchased at:
  • Casa de la Cultura, Monday to Saturday 11 am to 7 pm
  • HARD ROCK CAFE, Buenos Aires Design Shopping - Recoleta. Monday to Friday 10 am to 8 pm. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 12 to 8 pm.
  • LEE-CHI - Galería Bond Street, Av. Santa Fe 1670, Local 42-43. Monday to Saturday 12 to 9 pm.
  • LEE-CHI - Galería Recamier, Cabildo 2136. Loc. B17. Monday to Saturday 11 am to 7 pm.
During the Festival tickets can be purchased at the venue: Combate de los Pozos 1700 (between Garay and Brasil), 2 pm to 9 pm.

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