In an announcement on Facebook, Circus Center Addis Ababa board member, Antonella Casella, shared information regarding the Zoom launch for the fundraising campaign for the center which will take place this Thursday, Oct 22. There will be a Q&A with panelists as well as video messages from Johnathan Lee Iverson (Ringmaster), Pavel Kotov (Senior Casting Director, Cirque Du Soleil), and Jessica Hentoff (Artistic/Executive Director, Circus Harmony.) Their goal is to establish a national center for vocational training, arts, and circus. It will also house a community training center, a place where school children will be offered free workshops. A Circus Center spokesperson says, “This enterprise will be a critical first step to providing an ongoing source of income and funding for the initial set up of the Circus Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Source: Ethiopian News October 22, 2020 06:56 UTC