Toqqortat (2014)

On August 30 and 31st 2014 Burnt Out Punks and circus companies from 6 other countries join their forces in a collboration and set up the largest outdoor show ever in the capital, Nuuk, of Greenland.

In 2009 Burnt Out Punks/Circus Arts initiated the network Circus Effects Network – CEN (WWW.CIRCUSEFFECTSNETWORK.ORG). A network focused on rigging and pyrotechnics as artforms in stage performances.  

5 years later and alot of networking, meetings, planning and admin BOP joined Together with groups from 6 other european countries (Norway, Finland, Iceland, Spain, Greenland and Denmark) a magnificent site-specific performance in the Colonial Harbour in Nuuk on Greenland was created. The National Theatre (Nunatta Isiginnaartitsisarfia) are our hosts and main collaborators.

It was a show where circus, fire and ice meet inuit mask/drum dance, history and mythology. With more than 20 proffesionals and 50 local amateurs and a brass band on stage!