Circuses are famous by their size, by programs and performances they provide. By the number of animals, they have or how grandiose is their set. But they are also famous by accidents that happened to them or in them.
Circus is almost universal. There is probably no country where circus is unknown and there are many circus companies in the world. Some names are even famous around the world. Here are some of famous circuses.
Although we expect circuses to be happy places, people that work there defy death on almost daily basis. Read more about famous circus accidents and tragedies.
Circus artists have sets of special skills which most of them train since the early age. Some of these skills are as old as the circus itself while the other are fairly recent and new ones are invented almost constantly. Read more about different types of circus skills.