Circus Abyssinia

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The rhythms of Africa arrive at Christmas Wonderland for the Asian premiere of an irresistible, jaw-dropping circus spectacular. The highly-acclaimed Circus Abyssinia – “pure Circus Gold” according to The Scotsman and praised as “an incredible spectacle of circus” by Broadway Baby – was a sell-out smash hit of this year's Edinburgh Festival. Circus Abyssinia Present Ethiopian Dreams promises to enthral with a mix of gravity-defying stunts, astounding skills and enchanting adventure.

The Circus Abyssinia Present Ethiopian Dreams will be performed at The Meadow on Tuesdays to Sundays and on Christmas Day.

Ticket Price (Available online and on-site)
Children(above 0.9m in height) $8
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Adult $12
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Entry for kids under 0.9m is free if they sit on the lap of an adult.
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Circus Abyssinia Present Ethiopian Dreams
DAILY SHOWTIMES
(Tuesdays to Sundays)
Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime.
7:00PM
9:00PM
*No show on 26 Dec
 
ADDITIONAL SHOWTIME
*Only available on selected dates:
2 - 3 Dec
8 - 10 Dec
14 - 17 Dec
21 - 26 Dec

Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime.
5:00PM

Biography

Despite the talent that abounds in the country, Ethiopia has no circus tradition; very few acrobats ever see the inside of a circus ring.

Brothers Bibi and Bichu learned their skills busking in the streets of Jimma. As teenagers, having discovered their extraordinary talent for juggling, they journeyed to England for its thriving circus scene, and met with more success than they ever dared hope for.

Bibi and Bichu have always supported other circus dreamers. For years they’ve sponsored Circus Wingate, a circus school in the nation’s capital, where they discovered the incredible acrobats of the Konjowoch Troupe, who started out like they did, honing their skills with no expectation of pay on city streets.

Now, having performed all over the world, in shows from children’s television to award-winning opera, the brothers have teamed up with the gravity-defying Konjowoch Troupe to pave the way for a phenomenal new Ethiopian tradition.