Circus Ruska Festival: Arctic Ensemble

Circus Ruska Festival celebrates domestic circus art for the 15th time! 

Circus Ruska Festival sparkles up the Tampere Theatre Festival week during 4–7 August 2021. The programme presents domestic and european street circus and varieties – dizzy balancing, acrobatics, juggling, comedy and amazing tricks.

Arctic Ensemble

Ajolähtö is the first circus performance held in Finland, which was born as a response to cultural losses of the global pandemic in June 2020 by Arctic Ensemble. It tells about a friend group whose long-awaited trip ends short and they must encounter Finland’s summer in its unpredictability. 

Arctic Ensemble is finnish circus group, which was founded for the Sirkus Finlandia tour in 2018. This multi-skilled group has conquered the world with their dynamic and lively aerial acrobatic close cooperation and making use of swing movement. Arctic Ensemble has performed in Japan, England, and France and also made to the top 30 and also got credit in the international Online Circus Festival in spring 2020.

The performance is well suited for international viewers.


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