The world’s famous circus, Cirque du Soleil, brought one of its signature shows, "Varekai," to Turkey with 50 performers from 19 different countries... in October 2016. The show ran for 10 days at Ulker Sports Arena, revolving around circus soul, spirit, and art. "Varekai: Tales of The Forest" was brought to Turkey by Alchemy Project.

Cirque du Soleil - Varekai - Istanbul
Cirque du Soleil - Varekai - Istanbul

About Varekai 


"Varekai," directed by Dominic Champagne, has enchanted over 8 million worldwide since its 2002 premiere in Montreal, visiting 72 cities across 20 countries. Set in a magical forest atop a volcano, the show unfolds in a world called Varekai, where a young man's adventure begins. Parachuted into a kaleidoscopic world of fantastical creatures, the production pays homage to the nomadic soul and circus tradition. With an explosive fusion of drama and acrobatics, "Varekai" showcases stunning displays of skill, power, and innovative acts, blending ancient circus traditions with revolutionary twists for an extraordinary experience.