Mini Art Fest 9 (# MAF9)
1 June 2019 / South Park 2 (Hilton Park) in Sofia / from 10:00-22:00
For the 9th festival edition, we present you the best modern outdoor circus festival in Sofia,
You can expect a great mix of contemporary circus performances, awesome circus shows for kids, and plenty of circus workshops for all ages.
With food and drinks, shows and workshops we offer you an exciting place to be on the 1st of June,
the beautiful center park scenery with idyllic little hills and Vitosha mountain as background.
1st June is the “International day of children” and the Mini Art Festival motto is “This day is a gift for the children of Sofia”
1 JUNE 10:00 OFFICIAL OPENING IN THE SOUTH PARK, (HILTON PARK) OF THE FESTIVAL PROGRAM.
2 JUNE 16:00 CIRCUS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL 75 TODOR KABLESHKOV at FAKULTETA.
workshops in juggling, acrobatics and unicycling will be presented for all children and youth from the neighbourhood, Shows by International circus Artists.
3 JUNE 17:00 – INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS CONFERENCE at the French Institute in Sofia, Slaveikov Hall. “Creating a social circus center in Sofia – 2020”
Since 2018 we have organized an International circus conference in Sofia, in order to develop modern and social circus for Bulgaria.
4-5 JUNE in Plovdiv presenting MAF9 International circus artists at the Odyssé Karavana project within the European Capital of Culture 2019 – circus performances and workshops.
Free entrance for MAF-festival events!
The selected artists for MAF9 is ready to present, are you ready Sofia!
Professionals and young International circus artists will be presenting performances in following circus disciplines:
Acrobatics, Aerial hoop, Slack Rope walking, Unicycling, Juggling, Hand balancing, Fire show.
We offer a variety of workshops to let you discover different circus disciplines for both beginners and professionals.
Re-cycle plastic into Art, learn about how to use instead of waste with DESIGN KRISE
Buy unique items for your garderobe or your home at the Art shops at the festival venue, HOMS ARTHAUS and DESIGN KRISE
Buy in the MAF shop and support directly to the foundation project, establishment of the first SOCIAL CIRCUS in Sofia.
In the Shop are both things for children and adults, get the unique MAF9 festival T-shirt, buy a set of juggling balls or MAF social circus book.
Food and Drinks
have a rest in one of the cosy areas at the festival ground while enjoying tasty food and refreshing drinks by, LOLLY CARAVAN, DIVO PIVO Craft beers, and FAIRUZ Restaurant.
MAF is an urban festival, whose philosophy is to transform everyday situations and places into extraordinary.
We strive to bring the most fantastic shows to Sofia, impress people with wonderful presentations, let children view circus from a new modern perspective and more important for us to establish contemporary circus as a recognized art form in Sofia and Bulgaria.
MAF (Mini Art Fest)
The festival is held every year since 2011 showing and presenting national and international circus artists and contemporary artists to the unlimited borders of creativity, the known and unknown spaces around us, and to join the new thinking and acting through circus art.
We are presenting and sharing with our artist’s different advanced communication forms to the life in and around the capital city of Bulgaria, Sofia.