Manila will again be on the Entertainment Map of Asia as Cirque du Soleil performs Varekai starting on June 22, 2011. Hoopla Inc., the official promoter of Cirque du Soleil in the Philippines will bring one of Cirque du Soleil big top live production in Varekai. It has been touring for the last nine years in North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. This year, Varekai finally visits Asia beginning with Taiwan in January. They are currently performing in South Korea and soon to premiere in the Philippines on June 2011.
Hoopla, Inc., believes that the Manila staging of Varekai will boost the image of the country as an entertainment destination to better encourage other big-ticket productions for all Filipinos. The official promoter also shares that they are very excited to bring Cirque du Soleil to the Philippines because they feel that the local audience deserves only the best. Made possible by the show's presenting sponsors, Manila Hotel and Banco De Oro, together with its official sponsor, Sun Life Financial, they stressed that there is a huge market for high-quality productions in the Philippines, affirming the Filipino's passion for art, music and entertainment.
Cirque du Soleil will set up its trademark blue and yellow Grand Chapiteau (Big Top) which can house up to over 2,500 viewers across Quirino Grandstand. Varekai will perform for Manila on a limited engagement from June 22-July 8, 2011.Tickets are available through our online box office at www.hoopla.ph or www.cirquedusoleil.com. For inquiries, call 775-0939, 881-0947, 0919-4508125 and 0917-4436463.
About Cirque du Soleil
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is a major Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has 5,000 employees, including more than 1,300 artists from close to 50 different countries.
Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in more than 300 cities on five continents. Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters are in Montreal, Canada.
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