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10th March 2012, 01:02 AM
Tigo Ghana has brought internationally acclaimed, multiple award-winning Italian IL Florilegio Circus to Ghana on a six-month tour of the country.

The tour, which is also under the auspices of the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture, would take the circus to Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi.

The Circus is currently in Accra, and are stationed at the Afua Sutherland Children’s Park, where they have been performing twice a day since March 2, 2012, and would continue daily until April 22, 2012.

“IL Florilegio is set to meet its audience’s entertainment requirements with its clowns, acrobats, jugglers and animals: tigers, crocodiles, and snakes among others,” a statement from the group said.

Each show has a running time of two hours, each full of breath-taking, enchanting and spectacular performances.

The shows comprise a magical fairy tale story, that is encapsulated in the most aesthetical and exceptional performances with an International appeal.

A statement from IL Florilegio said “a special attention has been paid to the creation of clothes and the choice of music and choreographies to excite both the Italian, Ghanaian and other communities in Ghana.”

The group has brought in artistes and technicians from four continents of the world – they include Georgians, Iranians, Brazilians, Colombians, Italians, Venezuelans, French, Mexicans, Turkish and Albanians, to ensure the audiences got the best value for their money.

“We also tailor-make the charges for every country we tour to make it affordable for the citizens of each country to attend and see our performance,” the statement said.

IL Florilegio combines a mixture of great classic performances of the circus and strong sensational ones in its final act to wow audiences, and the take out for guests is usually a delightful experience as they will laugh and become emotional.

IL Florilegio belongs to the Togni family in Italy, and has been the National Circus of Italy since 1950.

The circus has carried a heritage they inherited from their Togni dynasty from 1870 when the first circus was created till date without any interruption.

IL Florilegio has won worldwide acclaim with various artistic circus presentations in countries such as Italy, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Ireland, Turkey, Hungary, Greece, Iran, Algeria, Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, and Morocco. The Togni family also owns Cirque Amar (registered in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia).

The other local sponsor of the tour are Cowbell, Power Malt, Sandra Ice Cream, LG, Polytank, Universal Motors, and Autoparts.