March 8, 2021

The Circus of the Sun returns to Gran Canaria – La Provincia


Luzia's name is the fusion of words light and rain, two main elements for the creation of the show. Through fresh and hypnotic acrobatics numbers, Luzia take the traditional and contemporary circus disciplines at another level.

Luzia It's a fantasy world, a journey between dream and reality. Through the most spectacular visual surprises and acrobatics, the show guides the public through a surreal journey through a world of wonders, humor and impressive art.

From an old movie set to the sea, passing through a dance hall full of smoke or an arid desert, Luzia place over the stage different places, faces and sounds of Mexico, who drink both tradition and modernity.

Written and directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, with the collaboration of Brigitte Poupart, Luzia transports the viewer to an imaginary world, in which everything seems like a dream, where the light calms the spirit and the rain calms the soul.

Finzi Pasca is a stage director, in addition to clown and a deep connoisseur of the circus world, who has already created another great production for Cirque du Soleil, Corteo. With Luzia, has achieved a unique show that, for the first time, integrates water as an artistic element within a production of Cirque du Soleil tent.

Second visit of Cirque du Soleil to Meloneras

After a rewarding and successful experience in 2019, Cirque du Soleil reinstalls its tent in Meloneras in 2020. Finn Taylor, senior vice president of Cirque du Soleil's touring shows, admits that " We are very happy to bring our big tent to Meloneras with a show as inspiring and colorful as Luzia ". "We have", he adds, "a lot in common with Gran Canaria, since we are both characterized by trying to make people happy. I am convinced that this year's show will strengthen our ties with canaries and international tourists looking to enjoy this wonderful destination".

The president of Cabildo of Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales stresses that "it is good news that the Circus of the Sun returns to Gran Canaria next summer. The success achieved during its presence on the island in 2019 endorses its continuity with a new show in 2020. The Circus of the Sun supposes a cultural attraction and first-class leisure that contributes to generating new attractions for our tourist destination and our people. His choice of Gran Canaria to exhibit this new show also contributes to projecting our island to the world. "

The advisor of tourism of the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, Carlos Alamo, says that "that a company of international renown as Cirque du Soleil bet on Gran Canaria for the second time, with a new show, is a great support in the promotion of the Island worldwide as a tourist destination, with a unique climate in Europe that offers an important cultural and leisure offer, as well as sports and gastronomy, a place to live a different experience in a safe enclave, with vertigo landscapes and a tourist service of the highest quality ".

For its part, the mayor of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Concepción Álvarez, affirms that "for San Bartolomé de Tirajana it is excellent news that Cirque du Soleil bets again, this summer, for Maspalomas, where it will offer us a new show, which means consolidation for our municipality, in our offer and tourism promotion from Maspalomas Costa Canaria, as a reference in the reception of this type of events of international character ".

"From Expomeloneras, we are delighted to have the presence of Cirque du Soleil on our land again, this time with a new show: Luzia, that will be released on the island in July 2020. An international cultural offer that comes to complement and enrich the traditional Meloneras offer, "he says Francisco Lopez, CEO of Lopesan Hotel Group.



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