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BAM Circus: The Marvels at the Park Festival

BAMCircus is returning to the Biblioteca degli Alberi lawns with a second edition full of new events, three days of festival dictated by wonder and amazement!

Families, adults and children: everyone ready to be transported on a dream-like journey that triggers creativity and emotions, to give a unique and out-of-the-ordinary experience to all participants.

Opening the 2023 edition of BAMCircus on Friday, 26 May, will be an exceptional event that will keep everyone holding their breath: Andrea Loreni, the only Italian tight-rope walker specialised in performances at great heights, will in fact undertake the first funambolist crossing ever executed in Milan, walking at a height of approximately 140 metres along a 205-metre-long wire from the iconic and award-winning Vertical Forest to the UniCredit Tower.

On Saturday, the contemporary circus and street theatre Festival will come alive with participated actions, workshops and aerial shows to watch looking upwards: a magical world where everything is possible.

Appointments not to miss include the performances of the Yoann Bourgeois Art Company, which for BAMCircus will present “Approach 18 stairs / Touch” for the first time in Italy and the second world repeat performance. It is a combination of dance, acrobatics and performance with a high theatrical impact.

Amazing theatrical performances will enliven the park both on Saturday evening – with the Spanish Gruppo Puja! that brings a performance dedicated to the Little Prince – and to close Sunday with a surprise grand finale!

There will be many collaborations, inspirations, international companies, previews, moments of fun, changes of perspetive, possibilities and interpretations. We await you so you can enjoy your BAMCircus!

Let yourself be enchanted by the wonder of the BAMCircus. Stay tuned to discover the entire programme!

List of 2023 companies and artists

  • Baracca dei buffoni (Italy)
  • Andrea loreni (Italy)
  • Chapitô Danisinni (Italy)
  • Circo Improvviso (Italy)
  • Compagnia Piccolo Nuovo Teatro (Italy)
  • Gruppo Puja! (Spain, Argentina)
  • Milano Clown Festival (Italy)
  • Officina Clandestina (Italy)
  • Compagnia QuattroX4 (Italy)
  • Yoann Bourgeois Art Company (France)

BAMCircus comes to life thanks to the support of the Italian Ministry of Culture through the important recognition of the FUS (Fondo Unico per lo Spettacolo 2022/24 – Single Performance Fund 2022/24), Fondazione Cariplo, to the collaboration of the Content Partner Open Circus and Alessandro Serena, the essential collaboration of well-known organisations operating in the local area such as Quattrox4|Fuori Asse and Milano Clown Festival and starting this year with the support of Fondazione Eos Edison Orizzonte Sociale ETS for promotion of the social contribution in Italy.

In addition to the BAM Park Ambassadors Volvo Car Italia and Assiteca that support all of the cultural programme and park actvities, BAMCircus relies on the support of Giotto, the love brand of F.I.L.A. – Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini and San Carlo with Veggy Good.

26 May - 28 May

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