Internationally renowned circus, Cirque du Soleil will be coming to Tel Aviv in August 2012 for their first ever performances in the country. Performing their show, Alegria, the group will bring their amazing magical acrobatics to Tel Aviv, with a cast of 55 artists. The circus will take over the Nokia Arena in the city.

Cirque du Soleil is one of the world’s most prestigious circus acts. Based in Canada and formed in 1984, it is now an international production employing over 5,000 people including 1,300 artists from 50 countries across the globe who have performed in front of over 100 million in almost 300 cities across the globe. (source: Tourist Israel)