FOUNDATION FOR THE CIRCUS ART
MAGYAR CIRKUSZMUVESZETERT ALAPITVANY
Foundation for the circus art (Magyar cirkuszmuveszetert alapitvany), the most ancient Hungarian cultural foundation founded by the National Circus, was born to promote the circus art in its civil and social declination. The goals of this foundation are research and conservation of documents and memory of Hungarian circus art that has a long and ancient tradition, known all over the world. As important as conservation of traditions are promoting, support and circulation of new circus tendencies, but even the engagement to support the development of circus art and to produce and create shows of great worth to go into the nation and abroad. To get its goal the foundation sustains even the education of artists, taking care in particular about the Circus School of Budapest. Besides dealing with the direction of the circus state since 1996 Foundation for the circus art organizes every two year an important international circus festival that attracts in the city many operators and artists coming from different nations.
show his skill with balls, hats and cigar boxes, that makes really fly in the air. Kristian besides the artistic career deals with the organization area and take part of the Maciva foundation, becoming Circus Budapest creative manager and dealing with the creation and development of the international circus festival.
The role for Homeless:
Foundation for the circus art participated to the discussion on the artistic creation of the project and it dealt in the workshop phases and above all in the phase of rehearsal, offering his spaces for the creation of the show. In February 2012, during the context of Budapest festival, will host a conference on social circus theme and in April it will host the show in the National Circus.
Budapest National Circus
Son of the silver medal in Montecarlo Istvan Kristof, Kristian lives since he was a child in the fascinating world of circus, touring round the world and becoming keen on jugglery, that becomes soon a profession. He goes to Circus School in Budapest and he works in many circuses thanks to his skill. Kristian is the prototype of the “gentleman juggler” in elegant tailcoat, top hat and white gloves and