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04-09-2016

THANK YOU JUGGLERS!

Hello Jugglers!!! THANKS a lot for being part of the EJC2016 in Almere, The Netherlands! You all made it so memorable! It was a great pleasure hosting EJC 2016. Thanks for coming over to our country, thanks for Dutchifing your Juggling, for making it Gezellig Together. We enjoyed it so much! We, the team, are […]

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29-06-2016

Dutch Acro Days

Did you know that at the European Juggling Convention there will be an extensive partner-acrobatics program at the EJC Acro & aerial space? This program called the “Dutch Acro Days” are organised by the EJC in cooperation with the NAF, the Dutch National Acrobatics Federation. From Monday 1st till Wednesday 3rd of August there will be almost […]

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02-06-2016

Circus playground in Emmeloord

Last Saturday children from Emmeloord and surrounding villages where invited to come and try out the circus playground! Many children and their parents had a go at juggling, tight rope walking, and balancing on a walking globe. Two circus teachers gave them a hand with whatever they wanted to try. The circusplay ground at the […]

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30-05-2016

Denis Paumier with Writing Juggling

At EJC Denis Paumier will give his masterclass “Writing Juggling” at EJC. He will approach juggling through its mathematical notation: Siteswap. By shuttling back and forth between theory and practise, allying movement and rhythm, body and props, the participants will develop a learning and composition method for solo and group juggling. The workshop consists of […]

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27-05-2016

Gandini Juggling is coming to EJC!

Gandini Juggling celebrates juggling in all its facets, exploring not just what juggling is, but also what juggling can be. They can expand to a group of more than 20 jugglers! At the EJC the Gandini Juggling will perform multiple shows and i.a. Sean Gandini and Kati Ylä-Hokkala will give workshops during the week. In the […]

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18-05-2016

Dutchify your juggling – Balancing Tulips

The theme of this year’s EJC is ‘EJC goes Dutch’. The EJC goes Dutch by bringing together the best of the EJC and Dutch culture. Jugglers from all over Europe are invited to Dutchify their juggling. At this year’s Dutch Juggling Festival in Arnhem, we did a small trial: instead of balancing cones, balancing real […]

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04-05-2016

Juggling between real tulips?!

Every year, at the end of April, the tulips bloom again. One year maybe earlier, another year maybe later. In autumn the tulip bulbs have been planted deep in the ground and to protect them against the cold they also get a snug straw-blanket. The flowering season is dependent on the temperature in autumn, winter, […]

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02-05-2016

Jugglers at the opening of the terrace season in Almere

Last weekend the EJC was present at the terrace festival in Almere, which marks the opening of the terrace season. The public, eager to enjoy the newly opened terraces, were shown many spectacular tricks by jugglers Harm and Roel; a nice appetizer for the juggling festival this summer!  

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27-04-2016

EJC present at Vertigo Festival!

On Saturday 23 April and Sunday 24 April, an enormous green Persian tapestry, made of artificial grass, was laid out on the Esplanade in front of the theatre of Almere. On top of this tapestry, as well as around it, Vertigo Festival took place. Vertigo Festival is a festival all about exercise and playing, and included free lectures, performances, […]

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22-04-2016

Night of Orange with Disco Juggler

On Saturday 23 April 2016 the square ‘De Deel’ in Emmeloord will be all about “Dance”. This evening we will follow the road we took last year and hope this will again turn out to be a great night. Our very own Disco Juggler will perform on that night on behalf of the EJC. Come […]

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17-04-2016

EJC present at National Security day in Almere

On behalf of the EJC,  juggler and diabolist Roel has given a performance at the National Security day in Almere last Saturday. Together with fire-fighter Geer, he welcomed visitors of the National Security day who arrived at the Stationsplein in Almere!  

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16-04-2016

Traders at EJC

Did you know that at EJC you can buy new circus equipment, toys, games and other cool accessories? Traders from around Europe will be there. Whatever you are after, there’ll be a stall for you! Funny fact; even in Karlsruhe (Germany) the people can know that EJC 2016 will be held in Almere this year. […]

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04-04-2016

Circus Snor at the Duizendpoot in Almere

During the past few weeks, Circus Snor has taught circus classes at primary school de Duizendpoot in Almere. Excepting the preschoolers, all students had the opportunity to discover circus. The classes ended with a smashing circus performance for all the teachers, parents, and grandparents. We hope to provide other schools in Almere with circus classes […]

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Tulpenfestival

31-03-2016

Learn how to juggle at the Tulipfestival in Creil

On Thursday 28 April, Dutch juggling champion Huub Cooijmans will give a workshop juggling at the Tulipfestival in Creil. The workshop will take place near the tulpenbelevingsveld at Creilerpad 14 in Creil and start around 13.00. The workshop will take approximately 1.5 hours and includes a performance of Huub Cooijmans himself. This is only a […]

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Informacirco

11-03-2016

¡Olá EJC!

Lucas Vieira is a Brazilian juggler and has started a Youtube Channel to spread circus information. He made a video about the EJC, it’s history, the events and mentioned this years edition. It is in Portugese and English subtitles are available. Check it out!  

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18-02-2016

Everyone is invited to EJC!

Nicolas Cheucle made a nice video for all the deaf people that should come to the EJC 2016 in Almere. We are really happy with that!​ Come and make it ‘gezellig’ with us!

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05-01-2016

Remember these…?

Last EJC we handed out sleeves (or club socks) to promote EJC 2016 in the Netherlands. We gave over 2000 away and people kept asking for more. If you happened to be at the Open Dutch Juggling Championships last weekend, you might have been lucky to get some of the last ones! Check out the […]

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EJC op Univé Gymgala

21-12-2015

EJC present at Univé Gymgala in Almere

The EJC 2016 and Circus Snor were present at the ‘Univé Gymgala’ in Almere last weekend. The Gymgala is a gymnastics show with world-class acrobats. Many children from Almere were introduced to circus and they had a go at juggling, tight rope walking, balancing on a walking globe, and unicycling. It was a fun and […]

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18-12-2015

Promotion in Almere and team meet-up in Amersfoort

The EJC team had a busy day on Saturday the 12th of December. While some spent the day in Almere to promote the EJC at the Christmas fair, others went to a social gathering in Amersfoort. A number of EJC promoters attended Christmas activities in Almere to make the citizens of the city aware of […]

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14-12-2015

Learn how to juggle in Almere in 2016

Do you want to learn how to juggle or how to balance on a tightrope before the EJC starts? Now it’s possible! Circus Snor will start in January with a circus class for children at the Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland, in collaboration with the EJC and the Schouwburg Almere. The class will be divided into groups […]

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19-10-2015

Flyers in Japan?!

Slowly our flyers are spreading all over Europe and even further! Three weeks ago we sent a box of flyers to Japan, and we recently received the following note from a juggler in Scotland: Hello dear EJC team! I don’t know how you did it, but today was the opening day of our new circus […]

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13-09-2015

Realise-your-idea prize

EJC 2016 participated in a contest around the 25th anniversary of the VSB fonds, in the hope of winning €25.000. Despite of all your votes we didn’t win the VSB price. But don’t worry, it still will be a great EJC!

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17-05-2015

Very first EJC2016 ticket

At the 25th Dutch Juggling Convention (NJF) last May we gave away the very first EJC2016 ticket. To win this ticket, you had to take part in the NJF raffle. The lucky winner was Melissa Visser and as you can see in the photo, she was over the moon with it!

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18-03-2015

Frits Huis from Almere ‘planted’ the EJC club

To kick off the organisation of EJC 2016 we have handed over a juggling club to Almere city Council. The city of Almere is already looking forward to the EJC 2016, a colourful event with thousands of jugglers who will be camping in Almere Poort. Almere City Marketing has high hopes for the festival: ‘The […]

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02-03-2015

EJC goes Dutch

The theme for EJC 2016 is ‘EJC goes Dutch’. Why? It does not happen every year that the EJC is held in the Netherlands! In the international juggle scene the Dutch are well known for their organising talents. But a perfectly organised convention is not good enough for us; we want to take it up […]

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