Photos and video: “A-Tripik” by CirkVOST


April 20–22 “A-Tripik” circus performance by CirkVOST visited Rīgas cirks. “A-Tripik” is a show that reflects on the power of money, friendship, seduction. It is an intimate and powerful journey at the same time. A-Tripik is a show for a “warned” public. A show that makes you laugh, cry, feel fear and feel joy, sometimes…

Photos and videos: “Surface by Familiar Faces


“Surface” by Familiar Faces (Belgium) at Rīgas cirks – a physical piece guided by the laws of water. The circus show on a wet floor visited Riga March 30–April 1 . More about the show and the company: HERE .   Photos: Kristīne Madjare Video: Uvis Leskavnieks

PHOTO AND VIDEO: “Rollercoaster by Wes Peden”


“Rollercoaster” is a one-hour solo show by Wes Peden that uses ultra-modern, pop-punk juggling to talk about finding the balance between freedom and security Surrounded by huge inflatable blue structures and accompanied by electro beats composed of distorted rollercoaster sounds, Peden performs original tricks inspired by rollercoasters and their high-tech seatbelts. A spinning plate ceremony…

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Rīgas cirks is back in the historical building


We welcome you to the renewed arena of Rīgas cirks! During the renovation process, the walls and the foundations of the historical circus building have been strengthened, the dome and the arena itself is now renewed so that it supports the contemporary needs regarding the safety aspects as well as the artistic needs. The cultural…

Photos: A look back on “Circus for Climate” October laboratories


During this autumn break, the laboratories dedicated to climate change and art activisms of the international art project for youngsters “Circus for Climate”  took place with the themes: Movement, environment and activism.   Laboratory #2 took place this year from October 21 to October 24  in “Ratnieki”, Cēsis region.   Laboratory #3 took place from…