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Great Moscow State Circus set to perform in Dubai

World-famous circus will put on show at Dubai's World Trade Centre from February 10-13

Great Moscow State Circus set to perform in Dubai

The Great Moscow State Circus is set to perform at Dubai's World Trade Centre from February 10 to 13 this year.

The circus is led by famed brothers Edgard and Askold Zapashny, who are known to ride lions and prompt tigers to stand on their hind legs.

However, for the Dubai show, the brothers are trying something new as opposed to traditional animal-based performances. Instead, the show, titled “UFO: Circus from another Planet,” will use sound and light technology to tell the story of a man captured by aliens.


Already, it’s been seen by over a quarter million people in Europe.

The show will be held under the support of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

In 2006, the Zapashny brothers were registered in Guinness for the world’s “Longest Jump on a Lion’s Back.”

The Great Moscow State Circus has won a string of Gold and Silver Awards – the highest honours in circus - including one awarded to Zapashny by Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Ticket prices start at AED140 and can be bought on www.dubaiplatinumlist.net.


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