Buenos Aires Polo Circo 2012

(Photo by rodcasro)

Although recent in the city, the annual international circus festival has rapidly expanded over the years. This year it will take place from the 3rd to the 14th of May and will be hosting dazzling circus acts from around the world at the traditional Polo Circo venue, as well as the newly added Espacio Cultural Julián Centeya, Espacio Cultural Carlos Gardel, Espacio Cultural Adán Buenos Aires, Centro Cultural San Martín and the Centro Municipal de Exposiciones.

The program features shows by circuses from France, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, Brazil, Chile and of course Argentina. At the Polo Circo venue there will also be free shows by independent acts one hour before the official performances begin. Additionally there will be a Bar del Circo from 10pm onwards with live bands, drinks and DJ´s.

National shows are free of charge and international presentations cost between 30-60 pesos. The full program is available here and tickets can be purchased here.