The 44th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival will take place from 16 to 26 January 2020.
Order your tickets online from April 2019.
The International Circus Festival 2019
The 43rd Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival has taken place from 17 to 27 January 2019.
This year, over 150 artistes from 15 countries competed in the famous ring of the Chapiteau de Fontvieille to win the most sought after prizes in the World of circus: the Gold, Silver and Bronze Clowns which reward their careers.
Photos of the shows
Prize giving ceremony for the 43rd Festival du Cirque 2019
The programme of the 43rd Circus Festival
THE ROYAL CIRCUS BALLET
A FABERGÉ TRIBUTE QUICK-CHANGE ACT
FANTASIES IN WHITE, BALANCING AERIAL ACT AND DANCE
YURI VOLODCHENKOV THE GYPSY HORSEMAN
THE WOMEN COSSACKS
THE FILINOV TROUPE DOUBLE SWING
ACROBATIC DUO ON HOVERBOARD (SEGWAY)
PRILEPIN QUARTET FLYING ACROBATS
JUST TWO MEN DUO AERIAL STRAPS
THE ELEPHANTS OF JOY GÄRTNER’S FAMILY
CESAR DIAS COMEDIAN
FIPS & BEAU ENTRÉE CLOWNS
MARCEL KRÄMER PRESENTATION OF DONKEYS AND BISON
3 J JUGGLING
WITHOUT SOCKS CLOWN TRIO
CHARLOTTE AND NICOLAS ACROBATIC DANCING
ARTEM LYUBANEVYCH AERIAL MAST
THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT DUO ON THE TRAPEZE
THE TWO DIAS BROTHERS ICARIAN GAMES
XING YUNWEI ACROBATICS ON FLEXIBLE CANES NATIONAL ACROBATIC TROUP OF CHINA
ACROBATS ON TRIPLE MASTS NATIONAL ACROBATIC TROUP OF CHINA
ALIEV TROUP FLYING TRAPEZE WITH RUSSIAN BARS
THE BIG WILD CAT GROUP PRESENTED BY MARTIN LACEY JUNIOR
ALAN SULC JUGGLER
Yes to circuses with animals – important information
Having endured attacks and criticism during the 42nd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo due to the presence of animals in the Circus, Princess Stéphanie of Monaco wishes to share the truth with the general public, which is based on the experience of competent professionals.
A new era in circus arts: the first Big Top Label prizes awarded
The quality assurance system is officially part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. On 28 November 2018 three prominent circuses received the Big Top Award: Cirque Arlette Gruss of France, Circus Krone of Germany, and the Blackpool Tower Circus from Great Britain.
The BigTopLabel recognitions were presented this year in the European Parliament by MEP István Újhelyi and Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education Culture, Youth and Sport. The Organisation Committee of the Monte-Carlo Festival congratulates the three winners.
For more information go to www.circusfederation.org
Created in 1974 by H.S.H. Prince Rainier III of Monaco, the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo has become the largest and most prestigious circus event in the world. It awards the most respected prize in the world of the circus, namely the «Golden Clown» (Clown d’Or) award.
Organized and presided by H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, a selection of the best international acts is presented each year at the Festival which is broadcasted around the globe.
Vive le Cirque !
Vive le Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo !