Qatar Tourism Authority helps bring Cirque Du Soleil’s Saltimbanco to Doha

25th Jun 2012
Qatar Tourism Authority helps bring Cirque Du Soleil’s Saltimbanco to Doha

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is proud to be one of the proud supporters of the world renowned Cirque du Soleil’s exclusive tour of Doha in July. The Canadian troupe will present its signature show, Saltimbanco to Doha July 4 to 7 at the Aspire Zone and the QTA is working SDI Marketing to bring the extravaganza to Qatar audiences.

“QTA is providing every assistance possible to bring this amazing spectacle to Qatar,” Mr. Abdullah Mallala Al Bader, Head of Tourism at QTA said. “Qatar has proven its ability to put on large scale events and Cirque Du Soleil choosing to bring their signature show here further underscores this.

“We know this will attract not just large audiences from within Qatar and beyond our shores and QTA is proud to be able to play a role in enabling it to be staged here.”

The Canada-based Cirque du Soleil Company made its debut in 1984 with a team of 73 people. The company’s business has now expanded to reach 5,000 employees, including more than 1,300 artists of around 50 nationalities who speak 25 different languages.  More than 150mn audience members have viewed Cirque du Soleil shows over their 28 - year history , and 15mn of those saw the Saltimbanco tour at various locations around the world.  The show has recently been performed in Beirut, and set a record for the biggest selling show to be held in Lebanon.


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