The Cirkopolis Festival was held in Prague for the ninth time. This year's edition offered three domestic titles and five foreign ones, many of which touched very intimately on issues of the body and corporeality.
Rarely have I put my head back so often during a festival visit. My eyes tried to follow the movements of the performers as closely as possible, but in the case of this festival, they really took on acrobatic challenges...
soft against rough clashing views
of tin and greenery
hideous tubes and sumptuous plants
arranged in a bizarre scenery
In the edition celebrating its maturity, the Letní Letná festival was generously dedicated to Czech contemporary circus productions.
The second week of February saw the 8th edition of Prague’s Cirkopolis festival, an international showcase of circus art organised by Cirqueon - centre for contemporary circus and Akropolis Palace.
2020 Theatre Critics’ Awards (previously called Alfréd Radok Awards), based on a survey conducted by the Svět a divadlo magazine, were announced on 3 February 2020.
The human world and the world of birds are closely linked. Though we are politically free, looking at birds makes us hungry for freedom.
Letní Letná prepares its 18th edition, acrobats from Great Britain will bring Lexicon of Circus Magic
The odds are constantly changing for culture, but the organisers of the International Festival of Contemporary Circus and Theatre Letní Letná believe there is always something to look forward to.
In response to the government measures implemented this spring and largely restricting the existence of live culture, the companies Cirk La Putyka and HEAVEN’S GATE decided to remain active.
Letní Letná is going to be “Light” this year, yet offering an extensive Czech and international programme
Due to coronavirus restrictions, some parts of the Letní Letná festival had to be postponed to next year. However, in reaction to the easing of lockdown measures, the organisers have decided to provide audiences with a lighter version of the festival this year.
Shortly before the near end of the emergency state, but still in a time highly affected by the global pandemic, the empty Lucerna cinema (and the virtual world) hosted, I dare say, a unique event – the premiere of Erik Knopp’s documentary Na krev...
Dancers and dance artists are not used to publicly voicing their complaints. Maybe that is why they are not heard so often and are among the few who do not lament over the present crisis.