Wednesday, August 8, 2012
BUYCOTT Israel Success
SUCCESS: Cirque du Soleil in Israel has sold out and more shows have been added!
Thank you Buycotters for another success!
As you recall, in June we asked you to encourage Cirque du Soleil producers to not succumb to BDS pressure and keep their scheduled performances in Tel Aviv this summer.
Below is an excerpt from Israeli media speaking about the success of the show in Israel.
The ‘Circus of the Sun’ visits the sunny Holy Land
Thousands have already purchased tickets for the most highly anticipated event of the summer — the Cirque du Soleil • The first show is scheduled for Wednesday in Tel Aviv’s Nokia Arena.
Canadian-based Cirque du Soleil (“Circus of the Sun”) is set to wow an Israeli audience on Wednesday as the show opens in Israel for the first time at the Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv.
The circus troop is scheduled to give several performances throughout the country.
Nokia Arena has taken on a new look instead of its usual basketball game format, and moments before the performers begin their opening Alegría act, here is a behind-the-curtain glimpse at one of the most breathtaking shows on earth.
The circus, which began in 1984 as a group of 20 street dancers, rapidly expanded to include more than 1,300 artists from 50 countries.
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