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Christmas 2015: The ONE WORLD Wintercircus gives world premiere in the cathedral city

Cologne to have its own Wintercircus

Great news for all circus friends. Cologne is set to have yet another attractive event in 2015. In December the international ONE WORLD Wintercircus will give its world premiere in the cathedral city. With the Circus on Stage the audience is in for a first-rate family show featuring high-speed, spectacular and intriguing acts. Forty of the best acrobats and comedians from five continents will guarantee jaw-dropping thrills and thundering applause. Like the christmas markets, the large tent arena of the ONE WORLD Wintercircus will become a fixed institution of the Rhenish metropolis. In all, 32 performances, each for up to 1,900 visitors are planned for the first season in the coming winter.

A festively decorated circus villageThe ONE WORLD Wintercircus promises to be a sensual treat that will mesmerize visitors of all ages. Food stands at entrance area lure with delicious christmas specialities from all parts of the globe. Huge chandeliers decorate the circus village. The programme is multifaceted and captivating. On offer is a lovingly arranged mixture that combines elements of the classic circus with state-of-the-art show productions. World-class clowns and artists as well as a hydraulic stage and a sophisticated light design are guaranteed to make ONE WORLD Wintercircus a unique live experience. Programme highlights are among others the Chinese Dance Duo CHANGWEI with its superb Ballet on Shoulders. Furthermore, the prize-winning Ukrainian comedy trio EQUIVOKEE promises to enthuse the audience. And last but by far not least, the high performance stunts of the Belgian and Czech AIRFOURS ONE motocross artists will be sure to leave everyone spellbound. Moreover, the ONE WORLD Wintercircus plans to have numerous surprise acts on the programme. And the large circus family will not forget to invoke the fantastic local spirit.

The ONE WORLD Wintercircus is the latest production of Ilja, Katja and Willem Smitt from The Netherlands. They look back on a long circus tradition with their event agency State Circus Entertainment. Their last endeavours included managing the renowned Russian State Circus and the Great Christmas Circus in The Hague, which regularly had the Dutch royal family among the audience.

In the meantime two events already took place and One World Kölner Weihnachtscircus is a brand and well known in NRW. The Kölner Weihnachtscircus will open its tents for the third edition from 9 to 31 December 2017. The venue is in Cologne-Deutz by the Zoobrücke (Trade Fair P 21).

Cologne, Februar 2017

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