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Astana Circus

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"Astana Circus" is a circus institution located in Astana, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The building was built in the form of a UFO flying saucer, one of the 3 main circuses of Kazakhstan, one of the newest on the territory of the former USSR. It has been working since 2005. The construction of the circus began after the adoption in December 2001 by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev Nursultan Abishevich of the Master Plan for the construction of a new city on the left bank of the Ishim River.

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Astana Circus is located in the city of Astana, in the center of the new city on Kabanbai-Batyr Avenue. GPS coordinates Circus Astana 51°08'42N 71°25'08E


The unique Circus building in Astana was created in the form of a "flying saucer", the arena with a classic diameter of 13 meters is surrounded by an auditorium with a capacity of 2000 people. A VIP box for 36 seats was built separately. Adjacent to the circus building is an administrative and economic block, which houses the circus administration, artists' rooms, a training arena, animal enclosures, workshops and other auxiliary premises. There is also a 4-storey hotel block with 113 seats, including luxury and double rooms, a cafe and a bar. Each room of the hotel is equipped with a winter-summer air conditioning system, household amenities.


The circus staff consists of 320 people, 66 of them work in the administration and management. The circus troupe includes both honored masters of circus art, winners of festivals and competitions, and young artists awarded with various prizes in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The circus employs leading artists and managers from near and far abroad -China, the Russian Federation, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan. Within the framework of cooperation with creative collectives, circus artists went on tour to Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, China, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Qatar, Iran, Japan and other countries.

Astana Circus in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan


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