The National Circus Festival Of Ireland

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One of Ireland’s most exciting emerging festivals is The National Circus Festival of Ireland, in association with Siamsa Tíre, Tralee. The festival has lit up Tralee every November in a explosion of theatre, clown, aerial, fun, laughter, skill and absurdity.

The Tralee Circus Festival began in 2001 as a juggling convention. It was a way for the diverse strands of a contemporary circus culture to meet, share ideas, fun and create an Irish expression for this exciting art form. Over the years, the Tralee Circus Festival has evolved to be Ireland's annual contemporary circus festival.

It is a fun-filled, action-packed, dare-devil weekend crammed with shows and workshops and some of the world's best circus talent. From red-nosed-clowns to double-jointed acrobats to aerial performance artists, it truly is a unique and fantastic festival to behold.

Featuring Top national and international performers, the festival which is hosted by Fanzini Productions, brings to life a mix of clowns, jugglers, acrobats, puppeteers, magicians, contortionists, street performers and comics and is sure to thrill and amaze the lucky audiences.

With laughter and lights spread throughout the town, this festival illuminates the darkness of winter, and its spectacular parade, workshops, and sideshows will entertain all. Kids and adults alike can let their hair down while enjoying bespoke circus performances and live music and we assure you that this festival will not disappoint!

The Tralee Circus Festival began in 2001 as a juggling convention. It was a way for the diverse strands of a contemporary circus culture to meet, share ideas, fun and create an Irish expression for this exciting art form. Over the years the Tralee Circus Festival has evolved to be Ireland’s annual contemporary circus festival.

At the heart of the festival is Circus Siamsa, a public variety show, held in Siamsa Tíre Theatre, is the national showcase for contemporary urban circus and features top national and international performers handpicked by thr famous Fanzini Productions and hosts.

So don`t miss this fun-filled weekend packed with shows and workshops and features some of the world's best circus talent.

For Further Information and Timetable:

Web: http://www.circusfestival.ie/


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