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A pop-up circus event space, social gathering, and music venue. Join us at Fest I Val to chill out with friends and family.


Time & Location

07 Sept 2023, 16:00 – 20:40 CEST

Gubbabacken, Hermodsdal, 215 50 Malmö, Sweden

About the Event

Awakening the imagination, weaving a story of hope and resilience in the face of challenges, Fest i Val transforms the city through art to embody the spirit of the circus.

Join us under the arches of Fest I Val, a festival hub with a difference. This giant sculpture will be popping up at 4 different locations across Malmö and Lund. Fest I Val is a venue for circus performances, workshops, live music, and a space to meet and chill out with friends and family.

There will be a full programme each day including the chance to try circus skills, enjoy a barbeque, witness new circus work by local artists, and dance to DJ sets. With a family friendly daytime programme and an adult focused show on Saturday night, discover the detailed programme for each day - Register to receive updates directly to your inbox. 

This event is part of Malmö in the Making in collaboration with Copenhagen Capital of Architechture 2023. 


Come join us and see something you never imagined possible at the Southern Sweden Circus Festival launch celebrations. Witness bold and beautiful work by the greatest circus artists and companies in Europe playing over 4 days across Malmö and Lund as we give you a taste of what to expect next year.

The full festival will be happening in 2024, but we just couldn’t wait until then to share our excitement about circus. We want to welcome as many people as possible so many events are free to attend, check out the programme for full details.

Whether you’ve never seen circus or you want to see how circus has changed since the big top shows of your childhood, there is something for everyone. The Southern Sweden Circus Festival presented by Cirkus Syd in partnership with Malmö and Lund cities, is your chance to explore everything that classical and contemporary circus has to offer.

Dive into the programme and discover another world.


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    Circus playground - come play!

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    Popcorn! - come have some popcorn!

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