First Published: 2013-08-30

 

Moscow Grand Circus lands in Abu Dhabi for global premiere

 

World premiere will portray varied shades of life through mesmerising fusion of graceful ballet choreography, spectacular circus acts, daring acrobatics.

 

Middle East Online

Spectacular performances

ABU DHABI - The world premiere of 'Moscow Grand Circus', produced by Gandey World Class Productions is set to thrill UAE audiences from 25 - 28 September, 2013 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

'Moscow Grand Circus' will portray the varied shades of life through a mesmerising fusion of graceful ballet choreography, spectacular Russian circus acts, daring acrobatics, and zany clowns. The captivating show is essentially a traditional act delivered in a contemporary style, featuring renowned and emerging performers that have been chosen for their unrivalled skill and vast talent.

Six shows have been scheduled for the two-hour production that will have a 20-minute interval. On 25 - 26 September (Wednesday and Thursday), the shows will commence at 7:00pm, while the shows scheduled for Friday, 27 September will start at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Meanwhile audiences have the option to choose from shows starting at 11:00am or 3:30pm on Saturday, 28 September.

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Chief Commercial Officer at ADNEC, said, "At ADNEC, we are keen on attracting new events that entertain audiences and capture their imagination. Following the successful run of the 'Chinese State Circus' last year, we are pleased to host the 'Moscow Grand Circus' produced by Gandey World Class Productions. Over the years, we have found an ideal partner in the company for the creativity it brings to the world of entertainment and capacity to meet the expectations of the discerning audiences in the UAE."

Phillip Gandey, Director at Gandey World Class Productions, said, "It gives us great pride to bring our world-class circus act to ADNEC. Gandey Productions continues to put together some of the most spectacular and innovative Russian circus performances. We have hand-picked artists for the Moscow Grand Circus to create a one-of-a-kind show. The line-up includes award-winning clowns from the Monte Carlo circus festival, a seven-member Didyk Troupe that will enthral spectators with daring acts on the trapeze swing, and Fakhriddin Akhnazarov, one of the strongest men in the world. We look forward to entertaining and challenging the imagination of our audiences in this region."

For over 40 years, Gandey World Class Productions has demonstrated ground-breaking creativity and imagination in staging some of most widely-accepted and memorable shows across the Middle East, China, the UK and Western Europe. The production company has a gilded history of success in providing entertainment globally, while paying particular attention to cultural traditions throughout the Middle East.

 

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