Like many cities in France, Montpellier voted to ban circuses with animals (since January 1, 2019). The Medrano circus wished to settle close to the zenith in the course of the vacation season however beneath stress from the city corridor, the proprietor gave up and determined to settle in Vendargues (east of Montpellier).
Almost 70% of the inhabitants now not needs to see animals in circuses (André-Joseph Bouglione co-founder of Ecocirque)
The subsequent circus which is able to set up its marquee in Montpellier will subsequently be an Ecocirque with trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, clowns however with out animals or solely in holograms due to work carried out with the Adrenaline studio.
I got here again for the primary time in a cage I used to be 13 years outdated, we made lions climb on horses it was the norm. It is vitally troublesome to go towards his household, towards the teachings obtained from technology to technology however after I handed on to my youngsters I had a click on, I made a decision to work not with the animal however for the animal (Sandrine Bouglione co-founder of Ecocirque)
An eco-responsible circus dedicated to animal safety
Ecocirque works for the setting, for instance, the fabric is transported by recycled maritime containers that are then used to construct an ephemeral village with outlets. The costumes for the present are made with out animal merchandise. A part of the recipe is donated to associations working for animal safety.
One month earlier than the primary efficiency, the circus will settle in Montpellier for rehearsals. A part of the employees will likely be recruited domestically (reception, upkeep, safety). The 1500-seat marquee will host round 40 performances.