World Circus Day🎪

Category: General
World Circus Day around the world in 2023
Image by Joshua Coleman , from Unsplash. Royalty Free

About World Circus Day

How long until World Circus Day?
World Circus Day .
Dates of World Circus Day
2024 InternationalApr 20
International Sat, Apr 20Observances Holiday
2023 InternationalApr 15
International Sat, Apr 15Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalApr 16
International Sat, Apr 16Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalApr 17
International Sat, Apr 17Observances Holiday
2020 InternationalApr 18
International Sat, Apr 18Observances Holiday
Summary
World Circus Day is the most important joint, international celebration of circus arts by the global circus community.

Created by the Fédération Mondiale du Cirque in 2009, this day celebrates traditional circus arts all over the world.

It takes place annually on the third Saturday in April and is the biggest common international feast of the circus communities around the Globe. It's a special opportunity to celebrate together, to get more supporters and fans of the art of happiness. The possibilities are borderless.

The Fédération Mondiale du Cirque encourages circuses, circus schools, and other circus-related establishments to organize special events; shows; open houses; exhibitions; workshops; and/or conferences, etc. dedicated to World Circus Day.

The word “circus” comes from the Latin for circle or ring. Large public entertainment events, like chariot races, would take place at Rome’s Circus Maximus, which could fit an audience of over 150,000 Romans!

Curious Circus Facts

The circus is over 2,000 years old! Chinese circus dates back to the Qin Dynasty of 225–207 BC.

The Oscar-winning 1952 circus epic, The Greatest Show on Earth, was the first film that Steven Spielberg ever saw in a theater.

The Geatest Showman, a musical about the life of P.T. Barnum, grossed $435 million worldwide, making it the fifth-highest-grossing live-action musical film of all time.

The curtain separating the ring from the backstage of the circus is called the vorgang.

Find out more

Similar Observances

Read more about World Hypnotism Day

World Hypnotism Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Hypnotism Day.

Read More
Read more about World Typing Day

World Typing Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Typing Day.

Read More
Read more about No Longer New Year's Day

No Longer New Year's Day

Your office needs you! Promote this holiday to break the endless Happy New Year cycle!

Read More
Read more about Tin Can Day

Tin Can Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Tin Can Day.

Read More

Other Observances on April 15th 2023

Read more about World Art Day

World Art Day 🎨

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Art Day

Read More
Read more about National Lovers’ Day

National Lovers’ Day

In Kazakhstan, this day has overtaken Valentine's Day as the day to celebrate love.

Read More
Read more about National Glazed Spiral Ham Day

National Glazed Spiral Ham Day

Though this delicious treat appears on many dinner tables at Christmas, it is also an Easter favorite, which is why we celebrate it in the middle of April.

Read More
Read more about National Rubber Eraser Day

National Rubber Eraser Day

No, it's not a mistake, it really is National Eraser Day.

Read More
All events on April 15th 2023