City of Verona Circus Festival


Raffaele De Ritis associated  
for casting, staging, design and production logistics.

Artistic directors Antonio Giarola and Eduardo Murillo

Produced by Festivals Italia srl
Internationally TV broadcasted

Verona, Italy


A circus competition with 40 acts for every single edition, mostly world premieres from China, Russia, Canada and Las Vegas major revues.

This history-making festival stays as a world-recognized model of excellence in the transition years from standard classic circus to new school and movements.
Jury members included representatives from Cirque du Soleil, Ringling bros., Russian State Circus etc.
It was the first event in the world to reveal the French National Circus School (CNAC), the center of later "new circus" movement.

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PeFest Arts Festival

Monte Carlo Magic Stars

Moscow Red Square Festival


Verona Circus Festival