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Thu 19 March — Sun 29 March

UP! The Circus Festival in Brussels

Various places in Brussels
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UP! Le Festival de CIRQUE(s) à Bruxelles


16th edition of UP!, The circus festival in Brussels

10 days
18 places
30 shows
55 performances

Festival UP! is the main event in Espace Catastrophe’s calendar. See the circus like you’ve never seen it before – all over the city! Over 10 days, 30 shows and 55 performances, Festival UP! will showcase new generations of circus authors and creators from Belgium and all over the world, by performing in some of the most beautiful locations in the capital. UP! takes its audience on a journey to discover the unexpected. As a winner of the Best International Event for its previous edition, UP! continues to demonstrate the richness of its performances. This 16th edition will immerse you in unique live experiences in theatres, the big top, public areas, and delightfully unexpected places, with new and bold concepts on site, in a caravan and even in a flat.

UP!, The circus festival in Brussels

Partner locations : Théâtre Varia, La Balsamine, BRONKS, Wolubilis, Charleroi danse | La Raffinerie, La Maison des Cultures | MCCS, Les Halles, Théâtre Marni, Le Jacques Franck, Le 140, La Vénerie | Espace Delvaux, Archipel 19, Garage 29, Espace Catastrophe & under Circus Tent @ Watermael-Boitsfort, in Apartment, in Situ, in Public Space @ Victoria Park.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020 — Sunday, March 29, 2020


Various places in Brussels

Various places in Brussels
1000 Brussels

T. +32 2 538 12 02 


Date and time

Thu 19 March — Sun 29 March

Target audience

Children 3-6 yr.
Children 6-9 yr.
Children 9-12 yr.
Youth 12-15 yr.
Youth 15-18 yr.


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