Press Release

Cirque du Soleil celebrates its return to the Old Port of Montreal with KOOZA!

Montreal, Thursday, May 19, 2022

Last night's red-carpet event featured many political, cultural and sports personalities.

Until August 14, 2022, under the Big Top at the Jacques Cartier Pier, in the Old Port of Montreal.

MONTREAL, May 19, 2022 – The atmosphere was at its peak under the Big Top last night for the return of Cirque du Soleil in the Old Port of Montreal. It was with great excitement, enthusiasm and emotion that many personalities from different backgrounds attended the premiere of KOOZA, presented by Sun Life Global Investments. With over 120,000 tickets sold to date, Cirque du Soleil is thrilled with the warm welcome it has received from its fans, and to return home after more than two years. KOOZA will be presented under the Big Top until August 14, 2022 and then in Gatineau from August 25 to September 25, 2022. Tickets are available for all performances at cirque

To download the official video or images of the Red Carpet and the Premiere night – click HERE.

Cirque du Soleil wishes to thank Sun Life Global Investments, presenting partner of KOOZA by Cirque du Soleil, and Mastercard and Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, its official partners.

Cirque du Soleil has redefined how the world views the circus; from small town talent to a household name. Based in Montréal (Qc), the Canadian organization went on to become a global leader in live entertainment with the creation of world-class immersive and iconic experiences, across 6 continents. Cirque du Soleil connects with audiences by being genuine, human and inclusive. Privileged to work with artists from 90 countries to bring their creativity to life on stages around the world, the company aims to makes a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. Over the years, more than 215 million people have been inspired, in over 70 countries. For more information, visit

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Martine Laforce | Roy & Turner communications| | 514-577-6945

Julie Desmarais | Cirque du Soleil |