Carnaval Sztukmistrzów is a period of grand shows fusing theatre and new circus that take place in the urban space. This event contines the tradition of the Sztuk-mistrze Festival. Artists and circus art masters from all over Europe come to Lublin to perform breathtaking, magical spectacles and shows and to conduct a series of workshops for experts and beginners alike. The name of the festival refers to the protagonist of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Novel, The Magician of Lublin.
Carnaval Sztukmistrzów are:
- fireshows, acrobatics, juggling and clown shows
- street artists pulling passers-by into their shows
- slackliners balancing on line among historical buildings in the Old Town
- grand shows fusing new circus, theatre and alternative art taking place in the urban space