Cirque du Soleil comes to Panama

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visitor19-18_Page_11_Image_0033The famous Canadian circus and dance troupe, Cirque du Soleil, will bring its Orient-inspired “Dralion” production to Figali Convention Center at the end of the month. This is Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever appearance on the isthmus. The troupe, self-described as a “dramatic mix of circus arts and street entertainment,” has become one of the most revered live performance acts in the world.

“Dralion” blends Western and Asian acrobatics in a colorful show of prowess, fusing ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde approach of Cirque du Soleil.

Showings are on Wednesday, May 22 through Sunday, May 26 with two and three presentations daily. Tickets cost from $40 to $250 and are on sale at and Blockbuster.