From 2020-2022 Cirkus Syd and Rigas cirks, two members of Baltic Nordic Circus Network, create a new type of partnership and together co-host the BNCN Network.

It is a collaborative network of 22 circus arts organisations in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The network works to strengthen the regional collaboration and development of the circus sector. BNCN organizes activities that aim to support the circus field in the Baltic-Nordic countries at large. From workshops to seminars to international residencies – for both artists and industry professionals focus on skills development, best practice, increased knowledge and cooperation as well as cultural and national identity.

Grand Opening: The Rīgas cirks arena


SAVE THE DATE – March 20–23, as well as April 1, Rīgas cirks is going to celebrate the Grand Opening of the renovated circus arena. The celebration program will include not only performances available to the general public, but also various events for professionals of the circus and other industries. The purpose of the opening…

Looking back at RIGA ICCE 2022 conference


On May 10th and 11th, a group of international artists, teachers, scholars, producers and other circus education professionals or enthusiasts came to Riga to share the knowledge on circus and new ways to approach learning in circus education. We are happy to say that Riga International Conference on Circus Education RIGA ICCE 2022 has ended…

Interview with Daniel Gulko


Daniel Gulko will be one of the keynote speakers in this years RIGA ICCE conference – 10th and 11th of May at Riga, he will be speaking about Artistic Thinking in education & leading a workshop on Artistic Thinking. Here is a short interview with Daniel to get to now him better before the event…

RIGA ICCE keynote speakers


Just one month left until RIGA ICCE that is schedduled May 10 and 11. Let’s get to know a bit more about the keynoters and their workshops! Daniel Gulko from Circus Cirkör (Sweden) and artistic director at circus high school on his speech: “This is not a talk about artistic thinking in circus education. Because we…

An interview with Māra Pāvula, the CEO of Rīgas cirks


Excerpts from the interview with Māra Pāvula, originaly published at Interview conducted by Essi Brunberg / Pragma Helsinki.   Mãra Pãvula is the CEO of Rīgas cirks, an appointment which began in January this year. Mãra works towards the development of contemporary circus in Latvia by producing events and regularly writing articles about circus…