Press Release

Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ celebrates its fourth anniversary with a daring new act

Mexico City, Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ, the first Cirque du Soleil resident show in Mexico and the only one in the world to include a culinary experience, is celebrating its fourth anniversary at Vidanta Riviera Maya. The milestone reaffirms JOYÀ’s success as one of the most innovative and exciting multisensory shows in Mexico, and a favorite amongst tourists and locals alike. The latest season includes a new and exciting trapeze act by award-winning artist Darya Vintilova, a Cirque du Soleil veteran who holds notable awards around the world.

To celebrate the occasion, Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ hosted a private event on November 17th for VIP guests, celebrities and local figures, followed by an exclusive party at the Nektar Bar and Restaurant at Vidanta Riviera Maya.

Always looking to offer new experiences for returning guests, Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ regularly refreshes specific elements of the show including costumes and music, in addition to other one-of-a-kind surprises.

"We believe that constant evolution is the only way to stay compelling and that is precisely what has allowed us to establish Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ as a unique and noteworthy show within the country and the world. It doesn’t matter how many times you have seen it; this show will continue surprising you. We like to think big, always setting the standard in the entertainment sector of Mexico and, thus, providing exceptional experiences for all.” Norma Preciado, Lifestyle & Entertainment Marketing Director of Grupo Vidanta, commented.

Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ is inspired by the culture and nature of Mexico, and performed by the accomplished world renown artists who have delighted the more than 750,000 spectators who have seen it since its launch in 2014. Also in that time, Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ has had 1,352 performances, served more than 300,000 bottles of champagne and employed a team of more than 300, all working around the clock to make the show a resounding success.

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About Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ 

JOYÀ, the first Cirque du Soleil resident show in Mexico, combines culinary and performing arts in an intimate theater setting to engage the audience’s five senses. Drawing on Mexico’s history and heritage, JOYÀ tells the story of an alchemist and his granddaughter embarking on a quest to uncover the secrets of life. It is a thrilling, whimsical show in which joy, courage and friendship conquer all! Live at Vidanta Riviera Maya.

About Cirque du Soleil

JOYÀ is Cirque du Soleil’s 36th production since 1984. Cirque du Soleil is primarily a creative content provider for a wide variety of unique projects. In addition to shows, the company, which has its International Headquarters in Montreal, extends its creative talent to other spheres of activity. While maintaining stringent standards of artistic quality and originality, Cirque du Soleil brings to innovative projects the same energy and spirit that characterize each of its shows. Cirque du Soleil is a Quebec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. Since its beginnings in 1984, close to 190 million spectators in over 450 cities on six continents have been thrilled by Cirque du Soleil. For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit