Thomas Delvaux (Be)
Storyteller – One man Show
To save his brother Cyphore from the clutches of the “Enchanter Berlin”, Cyfaible must pass a test: to visit the castle of “Berlin” and to open, at each stage of the visit, one of the two doors that will face him. But as Cyfaible is incapable of choosing a door, it is the spectators who choose for him.
As soon as the door is designated, Cyfaible opens it and discovers what lies behind it. The story “Boule de Berlin” explores the theme of the 7 deadly sins. Behind every door is a sin.
Cie Pep Bou (Es)
Bubbles on stage
Lose yourself in a show designed to stimulate the imagination, where the viewer is invited to go beyond the limits of reality and find his dreams. Live the adventures of the two main characters, lost in their own world, where the only language is that of soap bubbles.
Get on board the Delinus-03, the smallest taxi van ever seen!
Nobody knows, neither the duration of the journey nor the road that it will take!
But one thing is for sure: each trip is filled with surprises, there is always room for one more person!
Waiting for Margot
La Malette (Fr)
Out of another time, an old chimney, armed with his big suitcase and his cane.
He lost Margot, his love forever, the ballerina that illuminated his clown’s heart. He looks for her and runs away, he believes she recognizes him and calls the ladies, declares his flame at all costs.
In the street, he installs his poetic and imaginary world, he revisits moments dreamed, long lost.
Company of the Bonimenteurs (Be)
“Hiiii-haaaaa! Come in ! Come ! Raprochez you! Find your children’s eyes. Discover our Faaar-Wouest. The horizon as far as the eye can see. The Adventure in Moments! The conquest of the unknown! Hope for a better world … Come Ladies and Boys, enter our Faaar-Wuest “.
Once upon a time there was too much!
Thomas Delvaux (Be)
Storyteller – One man Show
Once upon a time … For the characters of the tales, it was once too many! The great wicked wolf no longer wants to be wicked; Snow White claims its Austrian nationality and refuses to take care of the dwarves; The grandmother of Little Red Riding Hood falls in love with the hunter … Hang on for a tale full of humor, energy and surprise!
I met a hero
The Isolate (Be)
This is the story of François, a lawyer of 30 years, whose grandmother has just died. As he sorts the memories in the attic of the old family home, the memories resurface: The image of Louis, the great-grandfather, the hero of 14-18, is more present, and a dialogue Both comic and nostalgic will gradually settle …
The Entangles of the Demamob Family
Toto Black & Demamob Family (Gb)
Katapulta – Shooting at the slingshot
On the occasion of an evening of the show biz on the site of the great fun fair, a tragic fire broke out. The Demamob family saw the work of a lifetime go up in smoke. Their cousins wanted to give life, grandeur and decadence to this universe of their childhood and to offer to the avenging arm of everyone the faces of those at the origin of the decline forain.
They defy you, armed with a spear stone, to knock out the targets concealed between the train and the fried shack.
La Fotomob – Prints at the garage
After his 17th position at the 24h of the Sotteville scooter in 87: Dylan Demamob decides to open his own workshop of racing moped preparer. In the “Custom Engenering 3,000”, he shares his love and his knowledge of the 50 cm3.
He invites you now for a photo souvenir, an unforgettable moment in Cie of a great champion …
La Mailloche – Pride Machine
“Ladies and gentlemen, come and discover the incredible MAILLOCHE!
Approach and come to test our game of force … Will you dare to challenge the baltringues of our circus?To play, we have to pay! 1 € the three blows: a glass of gnole for the one who will ring the bell! “
The Man of Nothing
Cie des Chemins de Terre (Be)
Theater of objects
René, an employee of funeral homes and usually master of his emotions, is today losing all his means: he bursts out laughing, stumbles, stammering his own words “If you wish to pay tribute to the microphone, the disappeared is opened …” .
The buffet of the guests becomes the theater of his story, and Rene tells us the life of the dead man armed with a piece of bread, a towel and a celery.
The Woman skeleton
Cie The Monstrueuses (Gb)
… after having taken a nocturnal appointment we find ourselves in a dark alley, a strange atmosphere hangs over a character pushing a wooden hearse. Three multi-faceted characters will tell us the story of the skeleton woman, unhappy girl thrown into the sea, into the flamboyant nature of the north of the world.
We talk about change, metamorphosis, mysticism, magic, politics and revolution …
The walk of the distant
Gorky, an endearing and sensitive vagabond, has traveled through France to the rhythm of his juggling shows. He was locked up in a detention center where he met those who shared his path and inspired his stories.
Le Montreur (Fr)
“Come and discover the Manipuloparc, the only amusement park for puppets designed for your pleasure by the Montreur!
Come and see your puppet open, learn how to manipulate it in 2 strokes, 3 movements and make it evolve on the attractions of the park. Emotions, poetry and thrills guaranteed … Bonus: you leave with your puppet and the world becomes your new playground! “
The Passage of Whispers
The Hysterics (Be)
Four women, four archetypes, four confinements, four desires. Four phantoms returning to tell their story. Their narrative echoes them, and their past echoes your present. A “Passage of the Whispers” fleeting and alive in the country of the “hysterical women” who, in a long breath, want to whisper things to you … A collective creation 100% women and 100% original!
Theater of the Sursaut (Be)
In her studio hut made of bric-a-brac, a woman filled tirelessly with tubes. His ritual is punctuated by a cuckoo-rail, the sound of a subway-work-dodo exacerbated. What does she want to escape? Nothing seems to be able to break the cycle of this in-firm, and yet a door of entry is drawn, in the heart of his memories …
The Jpejo Golendrini
Teatro Golondrino (Gb)
A cartoon star facing an upbeat awakening, an episode about the time and duties he symbolizes.
A story told without a word in a crash of inventiveness, a cartoon of puppets, full of nostalgia, humor and poetry, served on a slice of life more bouncing!
Cie The Little Delights (Be)
Theater of objects
Stuck between her daily life and the ticking of her awakening, Lucile has long forgotten to breathe. One morning, a lost sea fish landed in his living room. Card under the arm, luggage on the roof, the fish stuck in the back seat of the car, Lucile agrees to take him home. Two worlds meet and bind, but soon it will be necessary to separate …
Joe Sature and his Joyeux Osselets (Gb)
The microphones are open, the note is almost right and four singers start playing their favorite song, “Only you”, of the Platters. But the level is high, too high, and the vagaries of the direct train our apprentices stars in a detour of wacky and atypical songs.
The paper orchestra
Max Vandervorst (Be)
A single man is sitting in his studio. He handles paper, crumbles it, tears it, carves it, makes it into dumplings and throws it into the trash. Little by little, a rhythm settles in, and other absurd noises are added to this melody. The whole studio is gradually animated, the energy goes up and the workbench becomes a real concert scene.
Cie Theater Cœur de Terre (Be)
The Cœur Théâtre Coeur de Terre deploys all its energy and offers a poetic, choreographic and visual representation of the protest movements of the beginning of the decade. Let yourself be carried away in this dynamic and emotional movement that allows everyone to connect with these exceptional citizens: those who demonstrate for human rights around the world.
Cie Celestroï (Fr)
The Celestroï Company today delivers its new musical work: Perched on stilts, three musicians enchant us with their compositions in “live”. A mixture of traditional themes inspired straight from Eastern Europe, a melody of its product by musical instruments more atypical than the others.
King of Clay
Theater of the Guimbarde (Be)
Singing – manipulating objects
Encounter between game and singing: two universes, two languages, two characters. In the courtyard of a house in Burkina Faso, a comedienne and a singer tame, grow up and talk about the complexity of meeting and sharing territory.How to accept the presence of the other? How can the other penetrate his universe?
Street of 11 November
For us, people of the theater, war is a story of death told by men full of life, with qualities and faults similar to our own.There will be nothing complicated, nothing historical and nothing reconstituted in the “Rue du 11 Novembre”, there will be only people whose names have long been forgotten. We ever knew?
Being the worthy son of his father, it is not always easy … And all the more so if this one is Superman! How to live such a paternity? Like being at the height of such a famous father?
Public rehearsals written live at “Namur en Mai”.
The Sound of Sewing
Het Mobiele Naaiatelier (Nl)
Approach and … undress! Give your clothes to this exciting sewing workshop, and Karin and Mariken will quickly transform them. Each will leave with his own work of art, a unique garment decorated in a totally improvised way by our two seamstresses out of peer.
From Stijle, Want … (Nl)
“Turkish Delight” brings to life the most intense and strong Turkish delights of the Ottoman tradition.
Belly dancers, oil wrestlers, hookahs, Marache ice cream and much more. Tastes that will continue to be enjoyed throughout eternity!
Ezec Le Floc’h (Fr)
A juggler of bilboquets maintains with his ball subtle games … Yet, an event comes to disrupt this plenitude: the bilboquet rebels, deforms, it comes alive and loses the ball to the one who moments ago had still The perfect mastery. Situations ridiculous and unexpected, games full of malice and heat … A discovery to take your breath away!
A soluble nothing
Cie Extra thread ‘(Be)
Between Odette, Therese and Simone, patients of a nursing home, the interactions percolate, as the time passes. And coffee? Every drop is an event, an emotion, a silence. In these places where one parks our old ones, it remains of the life, sometimes it is necessary to have the time
2014, where the Blue Beard is hiding?
Cie Arts Nomades (Be)
La Barbe Bleue, the disenchanted magician who sequesters and murders 7 women who are too cu- rious! Simply because they were too curious? Anyway, it ‘s ancient history, the tale, you say! Unless … Let’s be wise and polite, sweet and kind.
Our parents have taught us. While my brothers were playing war, my sisters and I were playing at the doll. Their rooms were blue, ours were pink. What if Bluebeard hid somewhere in a formatted education girl / boy?
Dwish Theater (Be)
Theater of Shadows
Here is the story of a mouse called Jean Campagnol, a cock (the well named François Lecoq) and William, a pig all round.This funny trio tells the little ones a fable about eternal friendship even in dreams … The adventure of the three comrades is played in theater of colorful shadows all in finesse and simplicity. The silhouettes of the puppets fascinate the youngest spectators who discover a tale in which the deep friendship between a cock, a mouse and a pig makes their life beautiful and cheerful. The plot gives wings and the audience is delighted.
Circus Super Star
Victor Rubilar (Sd)
Victor, a professional footballer, was a magician before becoming a freestyler. After winning numerous prizes and participating in famous TV shows, he is in Namur to show you his prowess for an unforgettable moment!
The Machine of Remembrance
Cie Between Earth and Sky (Be)
Do you remember your first moments? … Your childhood nonsense, your first love, your first fears … Finally, what is the memory of which you are most proud? Tell us about it!
According to a know-how transmitted from generation to generation, the Passeurs de Souvenirs move from village to village to the picking of memories. These modern-day minstrels bring you into their Memories Machine, a space outside of time to remember the time before.
Let’s do it
The Dudes (Ca)
Flying on a mini scale, juggling the shoulders of an acrobat, himself perched on a unicycle! Nothing stops these two Canadian artists, ready to do anything to make the public laugh. Inspired by the street boys and the contemporary circus, their show offers energy, comedy and prowess of circus.
The mad scientist and his learned bat
Cie of the bat (Be)
Discover the mad scientist and his giant bat!
The Man Orchestra
Cie la Mue / head (Fr)
Come admire the orchestra man and his musical show built as a score for bodies, instruments and objects. A playful and poetic moment, where music and movement become one.
To taste with the eyes, as with the ears!
CREACIRQUE, the circus school of Namur, Les Mordus (Be)
The chestnut trees were the first revolutionary black slaves who managed to escape the plantations of their master. Le Marronnage is therefore the space of creativity, the liberation song that gave rise to the blues, the space of the rhythm of the drums and the instinctive dance. A breathtaking circus and theater show!
Mr Banana Show (Ca)
Mr. Banana pays tribute to this Latin energy that is so alive using physical comedy and mime mixed with circus arts to produce a message that can be understood throughout the world. A superb performance to taste!
Once upon a time
The One Man Joe (Be)
His name is Joe, he is 15 years old and is the youngest artist of the festival.
The circus he fell in when he was 5 years old, and he is very happy to show you his prowess at “Namur in May”!
First of all there are boots. Boots that put on feet that hit the ground. Then there are hands that clap on these boots, and voices that call, blend and rise. Rhythms are born and respond …
It is the “gumboot” (percussive dance born in the mines of coal and diamond of South Africa, during Apartheid)!
Come and admire the works of this bomb-painted artist, of whom you will see some realizations live!
Street Magic Show
Laurent Piron (Be)
Laurent, our magician from Liege, is back with his stunning magic show. Let yourself be seduced by his humor, his dynamism and his talents as a conjurer!
The Sculptor Clown
Pedro Tochas (Pt)
Pedro creates a silent movie before your eyes, with an immortal love story, a hero, a villain, and of course balloon sculpture. A one-man show worthy of “Wallace and Gromit”, Pedro is recognized as one of the best and most original street clowns in the world.
Company Balkidingo (Be)
Juggling – Clown
When Mr. K no longer controls anything, the objects take over and nothing turns round, it is there that everything begins … The balls come out little by little from his pockets, and Mr. K, winning in confidence, Takes on a challenge of height: a juggling with 7 balls, in balance on a fairly … unstable trunk!
Everything can still be arranged … even badly!
Pol Cie (Fr)
In 1936, Pepe Paul invented the first and only “Salon de Magie Ambulant”. Today, Mr. Paul is taking turns on the roads, at the wheel of this real theater of magic on wheels. He tries to reconnect with past fortune. But magic is not so simple … Fortunately, Mr. Paul possesses qualities that he himself does not know …
Yoga of Laughter
Quentin Lebeau (Be)
What is anti-depressant, relaxing, stimulates creativity, relieves intestines, effortless sharing, no age limit or no restrictions?What connects us all? Laughter … So laugh! Not so easy? Exactly so … There is a yoga, the yoga of laughter, which allows this: laughter … for no reason. “Laughter, like windscreen wipers, makes it possible to advance even if they do not stop the rain!” (Gérard Jugnot)
Presents “The Effigies appear”
They are beautiful, they are young, they are perfect! They are today’s pub just for you !! They are the women of the advertising and come to boast you of enticing products, Of the life-size effigies that come to surprise you during pages of pub quite unexpected and unusual! From your dreams they create your desires! Or do they create a dream of your desires?
These Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1st at the streets and near the queues of shows!
The Ti T’Chapias
Festive Rock (Be)
Electro swing (Gb)
Range of taverns
Jazz / klezmer (Be)
The Eyes of the Head
French song inspired by the Swing Manouche (Fr)
Could I Play My LP’s
Broken disc pusher (Be)
Manouche Jazz (Be)
Rebel Sheep (Dan and Kofy)
Medieval Rock (Be)
Folk / klezmer / balkan (Nl)
Rebel Sheep (Dan and Kofy)
19h30 & 0h
The shows and attractions of the program can be played in any place: streets, squares, gardens, theaters, on the basis of rigorous staging and precise schedules; The circulation of vehicles is prohibited from Wednesday 28 May at 18:00 to Monday 02 June at 07:00.