Galway Community Circus To Represent Ireland in Geneva

Three members of Galway Community Circus have been selected to represent Ireland at the international Magic CircusShow in Geneva, Switzerland, where they will perform in the circus tent of the Cirque de Noel alongside other European youth circuses. The Magic Circus Show is an annual entertainment production put on by Eurovision TV, in which children from different parts of Europe between the ages of 9 and 14 perform circus acts highlighting a variety of skills, bringing the rich and diverse traditions of Europe under one big tent. Jugglers, acrobats, trapeze artists, clowns and air gymnasts will be among those showing off their talent.  Each of the acts slated to perform in the Magic Circus Show was chosen via a rigorous selection process in their home country. RTÉ put a call out to young people earlier this year, and the many applicants were then screened by both an RTÉ panel and a Eurovision TV panel in Geneva. Galway Community Circus members Donnacha Lohan, Maria Cunningham and Patrick Flannagan, came out on top, earning the opportunity to represent Ireland. Read more: https://artsingalway.com/news-2/

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