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  • Cirque du Soleil acquires Bob’s Lawn Care for $10.4 million

    Cirque du Soleil acquires Bob’s Lawn Care for $10.4 million

    Cirque du Soleil today announced its intent to purchase Bob’s Lawn Care of Kenosha, Wisconsin for $10.4 million in cash. This will mark the company’s fourth major acquisition in recent years, following Blue Man Group in 2017 and VStar Entertainment and The Works Entertainment in 2018.

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  • Cirque, MGM Resorts Downsize; Shuffle Staff

    Cirque, MGM Resorts Downsize; Shuffle Staff

    The company is reorganizing — and downsizing — its management operations for its five residency productions on the Las Vegas Strip that are in partnership with MGM Resorts International (“Mystere” at Treasure Island being the exception). Cirque also has a show coming into Luxor to be announced this spring.

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  • MSC Cruises Expands Partnership with Cirque du Soleil

    MSC Cruises Expands Partnership with Cirque du Soleil

    This past weekend MSC Cruises marked a major milestone as part of its partnership with Cirque du Soleil. Both companies celebrated the 1,000th performance of the exclusive Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows on board MSC Meraviglia, which first launched in June 2017.

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  • New Renderings of Vidanta’s “The Parks”

    New Renderings of Vidanta’s “The Parks”

    What started out as the Cirque du Soleil Theme Park project in Puerto Vallarta in 2014, stalled in more recent years as Cirque du Soleil came under new ownership, The Goddard Group fell from grace, and construction fell further behind. Today, new renderings of what is now being deemed the Final Version of "The Parks" were released.

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  • Cirque’s IHQ First Building to Achieve Fitwel Certification

    Cirque’s IHQ First Building to Achieve Fitwel Certification

    The Center for Active Design (CfAD) has announced that the Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group (CDSEG) international headquarters, located in Montreal, Quebec, received a Fitwel 2 Star Rating (out of 3 Star rating system), recognizing the building’s ability to support the physical, mental, and social health of its 1,500 employees.

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  • Hommage 5 is “Joyeux Calvaire”

    Hommage 5 is “Joyeux Calvaire”

    A Tribute to Les Cowboys Fringants The fifth chapter of the Cirque du Soleil tribute series will celebrate the music of Les Cowboys Fringants, the popular and critically-acclaimed Quebec band who has rocked the French-speaking world for two decades. This series is presented exclusively at the Cogeco Amphitheater in Trois-Rivières beginning July 17th!

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  • Voices Of Success: Mitch Garber

    Voices Of Success: Mitch Garber

    Mitch Garber, chairman of Cirque du Soleil, talks to Forbes Asia about constant evolvement and what great leaders must be equipped with. In this edition of "Voices of Success" interview series, Garber, who is also a private equity investor talks about identifying a company's strengths and building synergy to add incremental growth.

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  • A Peek Into The LUZIA VIP experience

    A Peek Into The LUZIA VIP experience

    Have you wondered about the VIP experience at Cirque du Soleil’s “Luzia”? Dreaming about how “the other half” lives? Here’s a look at what’s happening in the private tent reserved for those who purchase a VIP ticket to the colorful show under the big top at Florida Mall.

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  • Three Gymnasts from Kooza – From Sport to Stage

    Three Gymnasts from Kooza – From Sport to Stage

    It's the classic storybook narrative; a young outcast with a troubled past runs away from home to join the circus in pursuit of a better life. But for former top-level gymnasts Talita De Lima, Ion Ciacla and Denis Pirogov, the fiction is their reality. The trio, from Brazil, Romania and Russia all called time on their sporting careers in search of a more exciting lifestyle and now perform together as teeterboard artists in Cirque du Soleil KOOZA.

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  • At the Intersection of Technology and Live Entertainment

    At the Intersection of Technology and Live Entertainment

    Cirque du Soleil represents the evolution of entertainment and technology. Over the past 20 years, technology has transformed entertainment and changed our expectations of what live shows can offer. This evolving fusion of streaming technology and live performance is the future of entertainment.

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  • Astana to host ITB Eurasia tourism exhibition in 2020

    Astana to host ITB Eurasia tourism exhibition in 2020

    Kazakhstan signed a memorandum of cooperation to hold the 2020 Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB) Eurasia exhibition in the capital. Kazakh Tourism also reached an agreement to host Cirque du Soleil’s “Reflect” in the country for a second time following its performances at EXPO 2017. The company is negotiating the date and venue.

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  • Inside One Night for One Drop 2019

    Inside One Night for One Drop 2019

    How do you raise $1,117,155 in one night to support water initiatives in vulnerable communities? By auctioning off six precious and bespoke items, including a McLaren 570S Spider, a limited-edition Audemars Piguet timepiece and a voyage on the largest private residential yacht on the planet.

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  • One Night For One Drop – In Pictures

    One Night For One Drop – In Pictures

    This past weekend the Cirque shows went dark as the performance company pulled together their teams of dancers, contortionists and creative staff for a one-off performance. Soundtracked by Hans Zimmer the show mixed the drama and humor of a Cirque show utilizing the watery backdrop of their “O” theater.

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  • Cirque du Soleil in Malta on Three Consecutive Years

    Cirque du Soleil in Malta on Three Consecutive Years

    The Cirque du Soleil theatre producer will be in Malta for three consecutive years between the months of November and January, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said on Monday. Speaking in parliament, Mizzi said that an agreement had been reached that would see a show tailor-made for the Mediterranean Conference Centre.

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  • Erini Tornesaki and Her Dynamic Voice

    Erini Tornesaki and Her Dynamic Voice

    Talented vocalist of jazz and Greek traditional music, Eirini Tornesaki blurs the lines between genres and explores intercultural dialogue through music. Her angelic voice was first heard in public when she performed at her father’s restaurant in Crete at the age of four.

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