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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SLOVAKIA THE SIGNATURE PRODUCTION SALTIMBANCO

lunes, 19 de septiembre de 2011
Saltimbanco

Performances in Bratislava from February 15 - 19, 2011 

September 20, 2011 - The international entertainment group Cirque du Soleil will perform for the first time ever in Slovakia with its vibrant signature production Saltimbanco from February 15 – 19, 2011 at Zimny stadion Ondreja Nepelu in Bratislava.

Tickets for Saltimbanco are available now online exclusively to Cirque Club members through September 22, 2011. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes information. To join, go to www.cirqueclub.com.

Tickets for the general public will be available starting September 23, 2011 at www.cirquedusoleil.com/saltimbanco and www.ticketportal.sk or by calling +421 917 868 989.

Saltimbanco is Cirque du Soleil’ longest-running touring show and has performed since 1992 to wide-spread acclaim to sell-out audiences in Europe, North and South America, Australia, Japan, and New Zealand for more than 11.5 million enthusiastic fans.

Classic Cirque du Soleil at its best, Saltimbanco is a thrilling and kaleidoscopic celebration of awe inspiring artistry and agility. With a cast of 50 high-caliber artists hailing from 20 different countries, Saltimbanco features breathtaking acrobatics and unbelievable athleticism during solo spotlights and epic ensembles. From the seemingly impossible balancing, jumping and spinning during the Chinese Poles or the Russian Swing to the gravity-defying Bungees and Trapeze,  the crowd pleasing Juggling and Acrobatic Bicycle, to the celebrated and very unique Clowns. Technical expertise and extravagant design are woven together by uplifting spectacular costumes, amazing lighting, humor and enchanting music and magic. Full of colour, amusement and amazement, Saltimbanco is a fun show for the whole family to enjoy.

Saltimbanco —from the Italian “saltare in banco,” which literally means “to jump on a bench”—explores the urban experience in all its myriad forms: the people who live there, their idiosyncrasies and likenesses, families and groups, the hustle and bustle of the street and the towering heights of skyscrapers. A signature show, it is inspired by the urban fabric of the metropolis and its colourful inhabitants. Decidedly baroque in its visual vocabulary, the show’s eclectic cast of characters draws spectators into a fanciful, dreamlike world, an imaginary city where diversity is a cause for hope.

About Cirque du Soleil
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is a major Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has 5,000 employees, including more than 1,300 artists from more than 50 different countries. Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators (almost 12 millions on Saltimbanco since 1992) in more than 300 cities on six continents. In 2011, Cirque du Soleil will present 22 shows simultaneously around the world. For more information, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com

SHOW  INFORMATION:

Venue: 
Zimny stadion Ondreja Nepelu

Show Schedule (February 15 - 19, 2011):
Wednesday, February 15 at 8:00pm
Thursday, February 16 at  8:00pm
Friday, February 17 at 8:00pm
Saturday, February 18 at  4:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, February 19 at 1:00pm and 5:00pm

Tickets Category - 1, 2, 3,4 & 5:
From EUR 29 to EUR 69

Special discounts on tickets for the ORANGE card holders are available.
 
A limited number of Premium tickets are also available for all performances.

Media contact:
Debbi De Souza
Cell: 082 822 9478
Office Fax: 031-5614004
Email: debranne@icon.co.za