The first festival was held 16 years ago and through the years it has become a true celebration and a unique spectacle as well as a fight for recognition for the participating artists. This festival is not only about entertaining audience but it also gives a break out opportunity for the performers. Circus directors and agents from all over the world are here searching for new talent and as a matter of fact numerous careers have been launched from the circus floor of the Capital Circus. The niveau of this festival is almost a guarantee for artists to receive invitations from the most prestigious circuses and variety shows in the world.
The festival is organized every two years and it is the biggest event for circus arts in Hungary.
7 pm, 2 February 2012, Capital Circus The international circus community, artists, circus makers and circus friends of Hungary and from all over the world, have been long waiting for this moment as well. We, the organizers have been expecting and have been preparing for this moment too. We will do our best to exceed the success of previous festivals. We know that people in the audience have different expectations. Some prefer animals, lions, leopards, horses …, while others like the jugglers and the acrobats better and then there are those who love laughing at the comedy acts or the clowns. We can only be satisfied if all of them agree in one thing: that the International Circus Festival of Budapest brought lots of laughter and unforgettable memories in their lives.