November 17-19 2016
Zagreb, Croatia
  • General meetings
  • WHS "Cutting Edge"  (2016)

The next General Meeting will take place in Zagreb, November 17-19 in the frame of the Festival Novog Cirkusa (New Circus Festival) organized by Croatian association Mala Performerska Scena.

Launched in 2005, the Festival Novog Cirkusa is actually a key player in the development of contemporary circus in South-Eastern Europe that welcomes international circus artists, but also supports new creations of local circus companies.

In 2015-2016, the biannual edition of the festival acts as a creation incubator, supporting Croatian and foreign companies through residencies, cooperations and co-productions taking place throughout the year.

During the General Meeting, Circostrada members will be able to see new creations by ROOM 100 (Croatia), Lana Paic - L'Estock Fish (Croatia/France), Miguel Gigosos Ronda (Spain/France), Angela Wand (Sweden) and much more... For those who wish to extend their trip, festival programme will also present new works by Crida Company (France), WHS (Finland), Nata Galkina (Russia) and Ximena Ameri (Peru), Alexander Vantournhout (Belgium).

Another highlight of the festival: an interdisciplinary conference entitled "OTHERHOOD: Circus & Identity", from November 14-15.