Circus Bridge is a collaboration project between three Finnish and one Chinese organization operating in the field of contemporary circus and performing arts. These four partners join forces aiming to build a bridge between the fresh Finnish contemporary circus and the ancient traditions of Chinese circus and acrobatics.

Finland is known for innovative and unique contemporary circus and active companies that have successfully toured around the world for the past 15 years. China has a tradition in circus going back over 3000 years and artists with very high technical skills. Our aim is to merge these two aspects of circus art to create something new. Keywords at the starting point of our project are Convergence, Creation and Change.

Circus Bridge launched at the EARS Helsinki seminar in August 2016. Over the next three years we will take Finnish circus companies, performances and creative know-how to China, arrange meeting points for Finnish and Chinese circus artists and create the first Finnish-Chinese circus performance which will premiere in 2018.

You can follow the progress of Circus Bridge here. If you have questions, we’re happy to tell you more.

Circus Bridge is founded and operated by:

Maracat Caravan

Petteri Jakobsson
Production manager

+358 50 336 4737


Riku Lievonen

+358 40 832 7479


Ceyda Berk-Söderblom


+358 50 400 2571


Cheung Fai

+86 182 1747 0365

Supported by Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland