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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL OFFERS FANS AN ESCAPE INTO ITS AWE-INSPIRING UNIVERSE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Montreal, Thursday, April 2, 2020

CirqueConnect – A weekly virtual rendezvous of wonder for all ages to enjoy at home

Montreal, April 2, 2020 – Inspired by the desire to stay connected during this time of social distancing, Cirque du Soleil invites its fans to a weekly 60-minute online rendezvous to enjoy some of the most awe-inspiring moments from its world-famous shows on the new digital content hub, CirqueConnect. The new Cirque du Soleil content hub provides a source of high-quality entertainment for fans to enjoy from the comfort of their homes as current measures to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have suspended public performances of live entertainment across the globe.

Tomorrow, April 3, at 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET, CirqueConnect will present a special 60-minute program featuring unforgettable moments and impressive performances from Cirque du Soleil Amaluna, VOLTA and Bazzar. Through this exclusive content, the Group wishes to offer its fans of all ages an escape into its dreamlike universe during this unprecedented global health crisis. Viewers will be transported into a creative and imaginary world filled with wonder and amazing feats without leaving home.

"The mission of Cirque du Soleil has always been to provide unique and awe-inspiring experiences. Our shows give our fans a chance to escape into fantasy and imaginary worlds through our stories and unique characters," said Sheila Morin, Chief Marketing & Experience Officer. "Now, more than ever, we need to continue to provide wonderment, even from afar, straight into your homes."

The CirqueConnect content hub is filled with footage from Cirque du Soleil various multimedia offerings. For full content details, please visit cirquedusoleil.com/cirqueconnect.

About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, please visit CirqueduSoleilEntertainmentGroup.com.


Media Contact:
Mélanie Fontaine
melanie.fontaine@cirquedusoleil.com