Cirque du Soleil to hit Kyiv in a week

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Nov. 17, 2011, 11:21 p.m. | About Kyiv — by Yuliya Raskevich

The baroques character. Baroques sleep under bridges and emerge to celebrate life.

From Nov. 27 to Dec. 4, the Palace of Sports will host the famous Cirque du Soleil, which will present one of its signature stories of an imaginary country of Saltimbanko, which has been staged for some two decades. The show will run twice per day.

For children under 3 years of age, no ticket is needed.

Tickets can be purchased from official Cirque du Soleil website or at box offices listed at

Price vary from Hr 360 to Hr 890 for adult ticket plus 20 percent discount for children.

Duo Trapeze.

An unusual bike ride in the park at the heart of Saltimbanco's imaginary city.

Chinese poles are seven meters tall and symbolize the sky-scrapers of Saltimbanco.

The child character.

Acrobats bodies meld together to create startling figures.
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