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Hungarian Juggling Association

Budapest , Hungary
Type of organisation
performance space, residency space, umbrella organisation, network, other
Main discipline
circus & street arts
Type of activities
cultural participation projects targeting specific audiences
advocacy
facilitating professional meetings
mentoring / practical support
production
programming
promotion
residencies
training / education / professional
workshops
Social circus, lesiure circus
Year established
2002
Circostrada member since
2018
International Cooperation projects: 
Other networks the organisation belongs to
Contact Person
Gallyas Veronika (president)
Address
19 Sopron út
1117, Budapest - Hungary

MAIN Mission: Give official background to initiatives about circus as art, sport or hobby/ free time activity.

NATIONAL MISSIONS are:

1. opportunities for networking
2. Disseminate news to the community (www.zsonglor.hu and a fb group)
3. run the INspiral Circus Space
4. Organize meetings and events, especially the yearly Hungarian Juggling Convention.

INTERNATIONAL missions are:

1.      represent Hungary in international context
2.      to create opportunities for Hungarian artists and teachers and other professionals to learn, perform, practice outside Hungary
3.      to create opportunities for international circus people to find their interest in Hungary

MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE ORGANISATION

We are active in three main field: circus education – social circus – serving artistic development.

Social circus activity

  1. We run weekly groups in different social environments: roma community, Psychiatric Hospital, refugee children.
  2. We run training for instructors of social circus.
  3. Conference and meeting of social circus professionals

Education

We opened Inspiral Circus space 2 years ago. We have classes, workshops for all level http://info496346.wixsite.com/inspiral/english

Under Erasmus+ program we have international projects which makes possible to go on expertises abroad and participate in trainings. We are also involved in Erasmus youth programs.

 

Artistic field:

  1. Residency programs for artists
  2. Low cost training space for regular creation  
  3. Artistic workshops about creation and stage present, other preforming skills
  4. Show nights and open stages where new creations can be tried out or performed.
  5. Cooperation with Hungarian theaters: Trafó, MU, and circus professional organisations

+1: Community approach

As a first approach to our work is that we are a community. We work on voluntary based with huge efforts – even employees put extra hours voluntarily in our activities.

 

OUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE CIRCUS DEVELOPMENT

We are the only organisation of contemporary circus and the only which cares about providing education, information and event both int he field of contemporary circus and of street art.
We organise workshops and courses to develop skills, residency program and space for creation. check: inspiralcircus.hu
Keep connection with other circus organisation and stakeholders: National Acrobatic School, MACIVA we reach towards governmental structures in order to inspire them and for their higher involvement in our mission.
Hungarian Juggling Convention – not only juggling anymore- for meeting among the Hungarian community of circus, presenting International artists, provide workshops.
We promote Street art sas co-organisers in Zsolnay Light festival with busker’s pitch and this year with a prize of 3000 euro for the best street performer.
We give out 40-110 scholarship each year to attend international trainings, visits, job shadowing etc.
We organise new circus shows and presentations, discussions in Inspiral, 2-3 times a month

MISSION PRINCIPALE : Soutenir les initiatives visant à promouvoir le cirque en tant qu'art, sport ou activité de loisir.

MISSIONS AU NIVEAU NATIONAL :
1. Créer des opportunités de réseautage ;
2. Diffuser les actualités de la communauté (grâce à notre site et notre page Facebook) ;
3. Gérer le INspiral Circus Space;
4. Organiser des rencontres et des événements, en particulier la Hungarian Juggling Convention.

MISSIONS AU NIVEAU INTERNATIONAL :

1. Représenter la Hongrie ;
2. Créer des opportunités pour les artistes, enseignants et autres professionnels hongrois pour apprendre, se produire et s'entraîner à l'étranger ;
3. Créer des opportunités en Hongrie pour les acteurs internationaux du cirque.