Between 13 and 16 of September, Porto jumps and scream for one of artistic arts of the moment. The contemporary circus is back to Coliseu do Porto and this year with good news: it will come out of colosseum to city’s several streets and squares. Spots like Poveiros, Batalha, Santo Ildefonso and São Lázaro are recieving the “new circus”.
The International Circus Festival of Porto is back in town with more than 40 shows in squares and streets with free entrance and national debuts. In their cultural agenda there are well-known international companies like Lapsus, D’irque & Fien, HMG, Zirkus Morsa e Clément Dazin.
Since 1941 the Coliseu do Porto open the door to the contemporary circus without any interruption. The program for the International Festival of Circus of Porto can be consulted here.