Circostrada Network has announced the dates and structure of Fresh Circus #2, a 'European seminar on the sustainable development of circus arts' that will take place 12 & 13 April 2011 at Paris' Parc de la Vilette.
It's an ultra-large Circostrada meeting, basically, with 400 professionals from the circus arts sector coming together to exchange and debate on a set list of topics with the aim of formulating recommendations for regional, national and community institutions, and – overall – of winning better recognition for the circus sector and its specific needs. The topics are:
Just before the Fresh Circus event, on 11 April, there'll also be two seminars: one for international Arts Council Officers to introduce them to the circus arts in their contemporary form; one, organised by HorsLesMurs in partnership with Circo Circolo, to discuss the topic 'European Capitals of Culture: what impacts for the street arts and the circus arts?'.
Hit up the Circostrada site for more info.