EJC 2014 Ireland – Land of Legends

EJC2014 Legend Stage in Ireland - Land of Legends

Ireland is know for many things – wonderful food, spectacular landscape, creamy pints of Guinness, and ancient legend. At this years European Juggling Convention you can experience the food and drink, the landscape, and most importantly – The Legend Stage. The EJC returns to Millstreet County Cork in the province of Munster for what is guaranteed to be one of the most spectacular festivals ever. The festival was previously held in Ireland in 2006 and was exceptionally well received. With stunning weather the whole week, jugglers really experienced the welcome of the Irish people and Ireland in all her glory. Juggling and Circus Arts have exploded in Ireland since 2006 and so this years festival is a huge event on everyone’s calendar.

The Legend Stage is a once off show featuring a handful of Juggling Legends who have been performing for several decades and who have made a significant impact on the world of juggling, both for jugglers and for the public. EJC 2014 Ireland is hosting Michael Moschen, Freddy Kenton, Steve Mills, Donald Grant, Françoise Rochais, Haggis & Charlie and Jochen Schell for a truly unique show.  This is a very rare opportunity to see the Juggling Legends of our time perform together in one show that will blow your socks off.

In addition to the Legend Show, EJC2014 has already announced Masterclasses in Poi, Juggling, Hooping, Aerials, Staff spinning, Performance and Diabolo there is huge variety on offer and the team will still be announcing Masterclasses and Performances over the coming weeks. The Acrobatics programme includes both ground acrobatics classes and a special aerials acrobatics series which is being run by the world reknowned Fidget Feet group. With music, open stages, and Irish themed night and the usual array of fight nights, diabolo battles and renegade shows – this European Juggling Convention is set to be an amazing experience.

Pre-registering is an absolute must and tickets are on sale up until June 17th so this really is your last chance to get organised and book the vacation every juggler dreams of, EJC2014 Ireland welcome you.

Tickets available until June 17th, 2014.

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The European Juggling Convention (EJC) is the world’s largest juggling and circus arts event. It has been held each year in a different European country since 1978. The event is organised by a group of local juggling enthusiasts who make a competitive bid to host the event at a preceding EJC.EJC 2014 runs from 19th to the 27th of July, 2014 in the beautiful village of Millstreet, County Cork. Cork is the southernmost county in Ireland. EJC 2014 will host a spectacular gala show, masterclasses from juggling greats, workshops in all disciplines and entertainment every evening. Come spend some time in Ireland with the juggling community.The very first EJC was held in 1978 in Brighton, UK hosting just 11 attendees. The largest recorded attendance at an EJC was in 2011, Munich, Germany with 7200 attendees enjoying the week-long convention. Ireland has a significant and rapidly growing community of enthusiastic jugglers. The first juggling convention in Ireland was held in 1999 with a group of 30 jugglers from the Republic and Northern Ireland. Today there are up to 7 conventions held each year in Dublin, Belfast, Tralee, Galway, Clonakilty, Tullamore and Birr which host up to 300 attendees. Ireland hosted the 29th EJC in 2006 garnering 2252 jugglers and circus artists.

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