Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 22 August 2019

Cirque du Soleil in Abu Dhabi: show coming to Yas Island in March

The famous Canadian troupe's 'Bazzar' show will make its Middle East debut in the capital

The maestro in the 'Bazaar' show coming to the UAE. Cirque du Soleil 
The maestro in the 'Bazaar' show coming to the UAE. Cirque du Soleil 

The most famous circus in the world – Cirque du Soleil – will come to Abu Dhabi early next year.

Canada's famous big top will be erected on Yas Island from March 6-16 for a limited run of the company's new Bazzar production.

Bazzar is about to start a run in New Delhi and is a colourful, joyful show themed around a troupe of acrobats, dancers and musicians. The show includes fire work, bikes, a 'mallakhamb', or Indian pole (for the first time in Cirque history) and lots of trapeze artistry.

Here's a glimpse of the show:

Tickets go on sale from Wednesday at tixbox.com, and prices range from Dh195 to Dh1,495. There will be up to a 40 per cent discount for the first month, as an early bird special.

Cirque du Soleil began in Quebec in the 1980s. It focuses on human performers, and has never used animals in its acts.

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Updated: December 17, 2018 03:19 PM

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