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  • Meet Abou Traore – Luzia’s Footballer

    Meet Abou Traore – Luzia’s Footballer

    While many of us have seen famous soccer players break into dance in celebration of a hard earned goal on the field or a breakdancer who weaves a few ball tricks into their act, the idea of a performance sport that intertwines soccer skills and dance at a professional level is relatively new. Those in the know refer to it as 'Freestyle Football,' and former Guinean soccer player Abou Traore is among the top performers in this amazing discipline.

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  • Bellagio creates life-size chocolate sculpture of Cirque’s ‘O’

    Bellagio creates life-size chocolate sculpture of Cirque’s ‘O’

    She leaps through the air, splashes through blue waves and glides through the golden “O.” And she’s made out of chocolate. A two-person team at the Patisserie at Bellagio created the six-foot-tall confection in celebration of the 20th anniversary of “O.”

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  • Kidscreen: “Cirque’s big top just got bigger”

    Kidscreen: “Cirque’s big top just got bigger”

    Get yer’ popcorn and peanuts, because Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is climbing into a canon and launching itself into the kids entertainment business. The Canadian company acquired Minnesota’s VStar Entertainment Group—along with its circus arts subsidiary Cirque Dreams based in Florida—in July. VStar produces family- and kid-friendly theatrical shows, exhibits, cruise ship shows and outdoor events.

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  • Cirque at The Royal Variety Performance 2018

    Cirque at The Royal Variety Performance 2018

    Taking to the stage are, Britain’s Got Talent winner, comedian The Lost Voice Guy, a special performance from Rick Astley, comedian Rhod Gilbert, the mesmerising Cirque du Soleil, plus music from Sigrid and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

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  • Leo Messi teams up with Cirque du Soleil

    Leo Messi teams up with Cirque du Soleil

    Argentinean football player and FC Barcelona star Leo Messi, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group and PopArt Music announce their partnership for the creation of a brand-new show to be launched in 2019, in association with Sony Music. Created by Cirque du Soleil, the show will draw its inspiration from the incredible talent and accomplishments of the football legend, who embodies the unique spirit and values of his sport.

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  • How Ivanhoé Cambridge and Cirque will Change Retail

    How Ivanhoé Cambridge and Cirque will Change Retail

    The concept, named CREACTIVE Cirque du Soleil, will debut at Ivanhoé Cambridge’s Vaughan Mills shopping centre in Toronto in September 2019. The innovative FEC will increase foot traffic to the malls, engaging customers in a new and compelling way. It will also broaden Cirque du Soleil’s portfolio to reach new audiences.

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  • Issue #177: OCT 2018

    Issue #177: OCT 2018

    This Month: We say goodbye to Septimo Dia, NFL Experience. Say hello to Big Top Academy and more!

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  • Cirque in Cinema Presents: Kurios as Fathom Event!

    Cirque in Cinema Presents: Kurios as Fathom Event!

    For one night, Cirque du Soleil in Cinema transports its internationally acclaimed show KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities to the big screen. Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upside down.

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  • Cirque’s director of Risk Management Receives Top Honors

    Cirque’s director of Risk Management Receives Top Honors

    Michel Rodrigue, Cirque du Soleil’s director of risk management and insurance, has received this year’s Donald M. Stuart award, Canada’s highest honour for risk management.

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  • Big Top Academy: Meet the Characters

    Big Top Academy: Meet the Characters

    As the young group of students at BIG TOP ACADEMY strive towards personal excellence, they learn to work as a team and transcend their own limits. Fast-paced and high-energy, the series tells the story of eight students – Nicholas, Maxwell, April, Phoenix, Chase, Ella, Celeste and Axel – who hail from different walks of life and have a variety of skills.

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  • “Big Top Academy”, the show, is about to start!

    “Big Top Academy”, the show, is about to start!

    Discovery Kids, the leading pay TV network for preschoolers in Latin America, and Cirque du Soleil Images, the multimedia production division of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, announced the October 15th premiere of “BIG TOP ACADEMY,” an original live-action kids series by Apartment 11 Productions in association with TVOkids.

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  • It Goes From Bad to Worse with Franco Dragone

    It Goes From Bad to Worse with Franco Dragone

    Franco Dragone, who became famous the world over with his Cirque du Soleil creations, is on the verge of bankruptcy. His real estate portfolio in Belgium has also been confiscated.

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  • Cirque prepares ground-breaking show in King Fahd Stadium

    Cirque prepares ground-breaking show in King Fahd Stadium

    To mark Saudi National Day on the 23rd of September, the General Entertainment Authority presents one of the largest custom-made events by the world-renowned company Cirque du Soleil, organized by MBC Group.

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  • Cirque du Soleil to mark Saudi National Day

    Cirque du Soleil to mark Saudi National Day

    To mark Saudi National Day on the 23rd of September, the General Entertainment Authority presents one of the largest custom-made events by the world-renowned company Cirque du Soleil, organized by MBC Group. The record-breaking performance – which will feature Cirque du Soleil’s largest number of circus artists ever assembled for a special event – will get underway in a visually stunning world to celebrate the 88th Saudi National Day and a future ‘Beyond the Horizon’.

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  • NFL Experience in Times Square to Close

    NFL Experience in Times Square to Close

    The NFL is sacking its own museum, as fan support was just lackluster. After just 10 months and only two weeks into the new season, the Times Square-based NFL Experience — a 40,000-square-foot attraction featuring a 4-D roller-coaster theater — is closing its doors on Sept. 30.

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