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Rio de Janeiro celebrated its 450th anniversary on Marc h 1. And it is with pride that the third edition of the International Circ us Festival will be held, with the theme “Eu Rio” (‘I Rio’ which also means ‘I Laugh’), inspired by smile and joy, as the main elements of the Carioca, making the most beautiful city in the world also the most welcoming. Invited by Rio de Janeiro’s City Hall and the Municipal Culture Bureau, the festival, once again, will convert the city of Rio in a large arena. From November 26 to December 6, 90 free shows will be taken to all regions of the city. Over 40 local spots, such as arenas, circus tents, theaters, parks and schools, including public and community spaces of 20 slums, promoting integration and cultural inclusion. About 30 renowned circus companies, national and international, will come from all over Brazil and from countries such as Sweden, France, Spain, Germany, Chile and Argentina, to show the best and most modern in the poetic circus universe.
Organized by Circo Crescer e Viver, creator and producer of all editions, the festival is sponsored by the City Hall and the Municipal Culture Bureau, in partnership with TV Globo, and the joy of cariocas, for another edition of the largest circus event in Brazil and one of the world’s largest. Welcome to the third International Circ us Festival in Rio de Janeiro!