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Juggling Israel and the occupation: Palestinian Circus School brings the West Bank to life

The Palestinian Circus School is teaching young ... "Politics disguised as entertainment," some say. The Palestinian Circus School is a small but unique ... The Palestinian Circus School is a small but unique institution. Founded in 2006, it’s headquarters is an Ottoman ...

Editor's Choice - 04/09/2013 - 16:30 - comment 0

A hard (juggling) act to follow! Cairo International Circus Festival returns this October!

"Al-Darb Al-Ahmar school will present rhythmic circus art, a performance based on utilising percussion ... International Circus Festival (CirCairo) will kick off at Al-Azhar Park on 17 October. Performances ... ceremony of the third edition of Cairo International Circus Festival (CirCairo). Spearheaded ...

14/10/2014 - 07:55 - comment 0

Should A Circus in Amman be Boycotted Because of Israel?

It seems even something as innocent as a circus can stir things up for some Pro-Palestinian activists; Is 'Dear' the English equivalent to Habibi? and the censorship of graffiti in Syria is coming to Lebanon as well. ...

Blogs Roundup - 18/05/2012 - 18:09 - comment 0

Roll up, roll up: Cairo Circus festival comes to town

the international Circus Festival is back to bring the charm and the long-forgotten magic of the circus to three ... CirCairo, the international Circus Festival is back to bring the charm and the long-forgotten magic of the circus to three Egyptian cities: Cairo , Mansoura and Monoufeya. The festival is hosted by Al Mawred ...

03/10/2012 - 09:27 - comment 0

Egyptian crowds roll up for Hungarian circus

(Cultural Resources) group in Egypt wanted to recruit him for the Darb Al-Ahmar circus school. "I ... Hungarian circus groups Goldi and Firebirds prove ... Circus Festival featured two "exceptional", as described by the audience, Hungarian circus ...

21/10/2012 - 11:57 - comment 0

Bellucci Circus is roaring success in Egypt despite red tape

The story behind the Italian circus troupe's ... and on 28 January, the Bellucci Circus raised the curtain and welcomed the audience into their world. ... trainer who resides in Rome, Italy. He joined the Bellucci circus troupe over a decade ago. ...

14/02/2013 - 14:27 - comment 0

Roll up! Roll up! The circus comes to this Middle East town

enjoys the spectacle of their international circus festival. On Thursday 4 October, the International Circus Festival (CirCairo) launched its Cairo festivities with a public ... of joy and dance, was almost intoxicating. Before the performances commenced, typical Egyptian circus ...

08/10/2012 - 10:45 - comment 0

Settler abuse, Israeli checkpoints and clashes: Why Palestinian children dream of a peaceful journey to school

International  Palestine , says. Under the military legal system, Palestinian school children ... Going to school in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron isn't easy for most Palestinian children. After video footage emerged of Israeli soldiers ...

16/10/2014 - 11:01 - comment 0

The show must not go on, anti-Israeli activists urge the Cirque

and individuals have also expressed concerns regarding the Cirque de Soleil's plans. The Palestinian Circus ... its support for the July 2005 coalition of Palestinian civil society organisations asking for a global ... exchange with Israel is led by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott ...

20/08/2012 - 10:54 - comment 0

Egypt’s Bashing Circus Carries Risk of Ricochets

of government immorality.    Just as Roman emperors regaled their subjects with circuses and spectacles ... scholars that homosexuality is sinful, the Sha'fi school of legal thought, for example, requires ...

18/05/2010 - 19:11 - comment 0