This weekend March 5-6, 2016, the streets of Old San Juan will be hosting the 3rd edition Circo fest; the International Festival of Circus and Street Arts of Puerto Rico.
This colorful free family orientated event will feature around 50 local and international artists showcasing their art at 13 CircoFest locations around the streets of San Francisco, Fortaleza, Tanca, TetuÃ¡n & Cristo ademÃ¡s de la Plaza Arturo Somohano, el Parque de las Palomas, el BastiÃ³n de las Palmas, la Plaza de la Barandilla and la Plaza ColÃ³n.
From 11am â€“ 8:30pm on Saturday and 11am â€“ 6pm on Sunday artists from Puerto Rico, Germany, France, Spain, United States, Canada, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, England and Switzerland will entertain you with circus routines, magic, dance, puppetry, music and more.
Participating artists include: Brunitus y CompaÃ±Ãa Chimichurri (Argentina), Tanik (Germany) Querida CompaÃ±Ãa (Spain & Chile), Cia DelÃ¡ PrakÃ¡, (Brazil), CÃa Escalofriky (France), Andy Santch (England), Derek Derek (USA), and Les Dudes (Canada & France).
Artists from Puerto Rico include:De Puerto Rico estarÃ¡n Agua, Sol y Sereno, Afora Aeir, Arte FusiÃ³n, Bando, Circo de la Vuelta, Diego Romero, FederaciÃ³n de Cuica de MayagÃ¼ez, La Trinchera, Mala Postura, Mil Caras, SemÃ¡foro Tour, PrÃ³xima PÃ¡gina y Vueltabajo Colectivo and moreâ€¦
The 13 Circo Fest locations are spread throughout Old San Juan (see map below)
Artist Locations and Schedules
Once this weekendâ€™s festival is over, the folks of Circo Fest will be taking the festival to Vieques on March 8, Coamo on March 11 and Cayey on March 12 & 13.
Photos published with the permission of Circo Fest