The 9th International Summer Circus Festival CIRCUBA 2010 was inaugurated with a gala on Tuesday night (August 10, 2020) at the Karl Marx Theater in Havana. The event will continue until Sunday, August 15, at the Trompoloco stage in Havana, Cuba.
According to Fmota News, festival president Rolando Rodriguez Romero noted that the history of Cuban circus goes over 200 years back, captivating audiences throughout the centuries with performances that combine reality and fantasy. Artists from Cuba and abroad, as well as promoters, scholars, managers and producers are participating in the event. Organizers have confirmed the participation of competitors from Cuba, Spain, Mexico, the United States, Russia, Venezuela, and Argentina. American duo Rose, on the trapeze, Mexican juggler Angel Vivas Ayala, and the Cuban duo of skaters Constelación were some of the artists that received long ovations from the public during Tuesday’s opening gala.
CIRCUBA is organized and sponsored by National Circus of Cuba, the National Council of Stage Arts and Havana Club International S.A.