UAE fans of the big top are set for an exciting three months of action with the arrival of the Monte Carlo Circus in Al Qasba, Sharjah for the first time ever. Running from December 28, 2016 until March 18, 2017, the popular show will be featuring a host of acrobatic performances and thrilling entertainment acts for all family members to enjoy.
“The Monte Carlo Circus is one of the worlds’ most popular and entertaining travelling fairs and we are proud to welcome its performers to Sharjah for the very first time. The circus is taking up a three-month residency at Al Qasba as befits its status as one of the UAE’s leading leisure destinations and a prime focus for family-themed fun. We can promise a packed schedule of Big Top activities at Al Qasba that will run through until the mid of March next year. With so many performers that make up the Monte Carlo Circus, this will be the most entertaining and exciting of shows this season,” said Sultan Mohammed Shattaf, Manager of Al Qasba.
Taking place in collaboration with “Eventoh” Exhibition Management, the Monte Carlo Circus’s appearance at Al Qasba will feature internationally acclaimed artists with exceptional skills and agility who undertake sensational and awe-inspiring performances. Visitors keen to see a repertoire of death-defying acts will be captivated by the circus’s high-wire walkers, trapeze daredevils, motorcycle stunts and many other exciting shows, while those who enjoy humor will be entertained by its comedy acts and laugh at the slapstick antics of its clowns. Other enthralling performances include, jugglers, a magic show and Stunt shows, with every one designed to be fun for all generations.
The Monte Carlo Circus has pitched its Big Top in front of Al Qasba’s Block F; with two performances taking place every day at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets for the circus are available at the circus site and at Al Qasba Information Desks in four categories: Diamond tickets are priced at AED 200, Gold tickets at AED 150, Silver tickets at AED 100 and Bronze tickets at AED 75. There will also be a special rate for dedicated school shows in the morning.
Al Qasba, one of the UAE’s, premier leisure, tourism and family destinations, is operated by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq). It offers state-of-the-art facilities including restaurants, cafés, the Masrah Al Qasba Theatre with a 250-spectator capacity, the Multaqa Al Qasba Conference and Meeting Halls, the Eye of the Emirates wheel, the Kids Fun House, the Al Qasba Musical Fountain and Maraya Art Centre, among others.