Cirque Du Soleil

What is the Definition of a Circus?

Douglas McPherson | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Douglas McPherson

Zippos Circus (Photo: Piet-Hein Out, courtesy Zippos) A recent article of mine on whether contemporary circus needs a new name to separate it from...

A Circus School That Brightens Up the Townships

Aloïs Angebault | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Aloïs Angebault

Yes, inequalities are not a myth and unmovable townships are still facing wealthy residential neighborhoods. But many other things have changed and successful projects have been blooming for a longer time than you may think.

Edinburgh Fringe Gets Circus Hub But I'd Rather See Some Lions

Douglas McPherson | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Douglas McPherson

It's the traditional circuses that have always existed on box office takings alone while most new circus relies on sponsorship and public funding.

20 Circus Facts for World Circus Day

Douglas McPherson | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Douglas McPherson

This Saturday, April 18, is the sixth World Circus Day. To celebrate, here are 15 fabulous facts about the sawdust circle.

Can Robot Elephants Replace Circus Animals?

Douglas McPherson | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Tech
Douglas McPherson

In an increasingly sanitised and digitalised age, the interaction of trainer and animal in the sawdust circle provides something real and raw that no other form of entertainment can offer. Rather than demeaning animals, it impresses all ages with their skill and intelligence, and enhances our relationship with nature.

Circus Animals - 10 Reasons the Show Must Go On

Douglas McPherson | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK
Douglas McPherson

Circuses with wild animals are strictly regulated by a licensing scheme, introduced in 2012, that sees them inspected by vets six times a year (twice unannounced) with the results available online. Every aspect of the animal's life, diet and accommodation is governed by strict guidelines.

Cirque Du Soleil - Seven Need to Know Facts About the KOOZA Show at the Royal Albert Hall

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

In this ever fast paced society we want the big stunts and need to gasp with our hearts racing before we will confess to being entertained. Are you not entertained, asked Maximus Decimus Meridius and Jay Z. No, not when the clowns are on we're not.

This Dancing Drones Video Is Magical

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Tech

Cirque Du Soleil has teamed up with the Flying Machine Arena at ETH Zurich to create a magical new video called 'Sparked'. The company took 10 quad...

Cirque du Soleil and Express Logistics - Two Pioneers on the World Stage

Ken M Allen | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK
Ken M Allen

Cirque du Soleil is just like the business of express logistics. Now hang on, please stay with me. That statement may look like a desperate attempt both to grab your attention and to make a bold and spurious claim that a business that involves shifting packages from A to B can also be fascinating. Well, you could be right, but only partly: there's also quite a bit of truth in there.

WATCH: Impressive Thing Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Of course, it isn't really a seesaw - it's a teeterboard. And they aren't just two guys - they're two acrobats (called David and Steph). But it ...

Circus of the Future

Saadia R. Chevel | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Saadia R. Chevel

Dralion is a celebration of life and the four elements that maintain the natural order: air, water, fire and earth.

Matthew Tucker

Roll Up For The Wheel Of Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 06.02.2013 | Home

Roll up! Roll up! The circus is in town: contortionists with no bones, a uni-cyclist who can spin a woman around his neck and a man in is pants ba...

Pictures Of The Day Live: 9th January 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Sarah Dean

The King Of Pop's Man In The Mirror On The Tour That Never Happened

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

"It was going to be perfect," says Michael Jackson's choreographer Travis Payne about the This Is It tour, the Jacko show which sadly never met an aud...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 3rd October 2012

Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

A lesson in red carpet glam, TOWIE style

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Style

The Only Way is Essex girls, Lauren Pope, Lauren Goodger and Frankie Essex were out in force last night for the premiere of Cirque du Soleil's Totem a...