■ The world-famous Great Moscow Circus is coming to Cape Town in February with an all-new two-hour world premiere programme, featuring 19 acts representing the best of the world’s greatest circus stars. The Great Moscow Circus opens on Friday February 3 at Founders Garden (next door to Artscape), under a big top air-conditioned tent. Audiences can expect a nail-biting traditional European atmosphere where they are never more than 11 metres from the action. Featuring some of best in the circus world, this tour includes medal winners from Monte Carlo’s famed International Circus Festival, daredevils from Spain, and Mexico as well as Europe’s top circus attractions, all hand-picked by international producer and CEO of Theatre Tours International, Andrew Guild. Ticket prices range from R195 to R595 each. There is a R45 discount for children between the ages of two and 14 years. Book through Computicket. Pictured are Sixto and Lucia come all the way from Havana, Cuba. Don’t blink or you’ll miss this amazing act – beautiful costumes, one then another and another and yet another. Illusion or magic? A trick or a sleight of hand? You’ll be puzzled and thoroughly entertained.