All about Circus

All about Circus

Circus is a group of performers that entertain the spectators with their binding performances. Though circus is not so popular now as we have gadgets like TV, computer and ipad to entertain us. But in olden times when these were not invented circus was a nice reason for people to get together and enjoy.

Some circus acts are very thrilling and will give a spectator  ‘ heart in mouth’  kind of a feeling. Acrobats, trapeze artists and tightrope walkers are some examples. These acts needs immense skill and precision.

Some acts are hilarious. Clowns and Jugglers often put funny make up and make everybody laugh with their tricks. Here is an insight into their world.

Sometimes animals are also part of a circus. The ringmaster trains them to perform tricks in front of the audience. But most often these animals are kept in cages, ill treated, starved  and forced into learning the tricks. This is sad because animals belong to jungle and not in cages and circle rings.

A circus travels from one city to another or sometimes maybe from one country to the other. In Ancient Rome and Greek , the circus was not a travelling troop but a building where horses and other animals were displayed and also the most magnificient chariot races were held.

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5 responses to “All about Circus”

  1. jack phillips Avatar
    jack phillips

    I think that it is cruel to have animals in the circus. They should be in their natural habitat with food and water when they need it.

  2. Archjana Avatar

    I also think its cruel……And I also think that this piece of information is very intresting to read and even though the piece of information (whoever wrote it) it is very factual:)
    Thank u for the information

  3. nya Avatar

    What does a spectator do at the circus?

  4. Lisa Read Avatar
    Lisa Read

    The spectators are the people in the crowd, the people who are watching the actors perform.

  5. Natasha Avatar

    I think it is okay for animals to be kept in a circus.

    They actually don’t get hurt by the whip .

    The whip hits the floor.

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