During last year’s EJC I discovered that my tent neighbor Betty was actually a pretty awesome hoop player. She had three very nice LED hoops and happily she agreed on taking a few photos of here playing at night.
So here are some shots from beside the EJC’s fireplace.
The European Juggling Convention (EJC) is the biggest jugging event in the world. It started quite small with 11 people back in 1978 in Brighton, England and grew up over the years (the biggest EJC was in München, Germany with about 7200 participants).
This summer the EJC 2016 took place in Almere, Netherlands and it was the first time I joined in. I was pretty much excited about all those friendly, beautiful people from all across Europe with these awesome juggling skills from club juggling over hula hoop playing to stilt walking (or even playing soccer on stilts). Here is a small excerpt from the tons of photos I took.
When I visited circus EigenArt last year (see Circus EigenArt) it was quite some time since my last visit in a circus. Because I really enjoyed the show I decided to visit the circus Flic Flac. I was pretty happy (and suppressed) that both circuses allow taking photos (for non commercial purposes).
Flic Flac is again a circus without animals! So no worries about bad treated animals. But Flic Flac is way bigger than EigenArt: The tent has room for 1500 people.
The show was pretty amazing and very well prepared.
If I remember correctly then I know how to juggle since I was 18. Actually I am not spending much time on juggling nowadays but from time to time I pass by at a juggling club in the University near by. From there I know several people who are professional fire jugglers. The other day three groups from there had a performance where I had the chance to take lots of pictures.
I took this photo on a juggling convention in Berlin last year. It took place at a really awesome location right at the side of a small lake in a park in the eastern side of Berlin.
Its always hard to get a nice picture on fire juggling. But this one is really great.