“Deep within a forest… exists an extraordinary world… where something else is possible… called Varekai…” Snapshots from Cirque du Solei in Brazil.

Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page

From the sky falls a solitary young man, and the story of Varekai begins.

Parachuted into the shadows of a magical forest, a kaleidoscopic world populated by fantastical creatures, this young man sets off on an adventure both absurd and extraordinary. On this day at the edge of time, in this place of all possibilities, begins an inspired incantation to life rediscovered. [Find Icarus at the end of this post!]

The word Varekai means “wherever” in the Romany language of the gypsies the universal wanderers. This production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to the infinite passion of those whose quest takes them along the path that leads to Varekai.”

I’d like to state my “big thank you” for the Show’s production, it’s official website, from where these quotes are borrowed. We were fortunate in having the opportunity to watch the “trupe” in Recife, Brazil, during their last presentations. What a treat! Enjoy the images! [photographic shots were not allowed during the show/performance, but permitted during the 25 min. interval, and at the outside areas…] Most of the photos presented here were taken with our camera. Some pictures (all indicated as such) were borrowed from the Cirque du Solei official website and/or its official Fan Page. My deepest appreciation!

Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page
Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page
Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page
Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page

Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page
Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page
Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page
Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page

http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/varekai/show/video-music.aspx?splash=http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/varekai/media/CD/Track_16.aspx

Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page
Source: Varekai, Cirque du Solei Fan Page

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Author: 3rdCultureChildren

Welcome! Here I am, 'releasing' my thoughts on traveling, parenting, raising TCKs, teaching, writing, working... and who knows what else! I’m a WIFE, 'geeky-stuff' SCIENTIST, TEACHER, AUTHOR, (aspiring) AMATEUR photographer, MOM of 3, TRAVELER by choice and by marriage, and of course, a HOUSEHOLD QUEEN!!

12 thoughts on ““Deep within a forest… exists an extraordinary world… where something else is possible… called Varekai…” Snapshots from Cirque du Solei in Brazil.”

    1. Ohh… lovely words… thank you very much! Really glad people are enjoying the post! 😮 We´re always trying to share our experiences while traveling, living throught different settings and our encounters with life, art, education, nature… 😮

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    1. Thank you, Cobbies69… It was a very enjoyable show.. over 2.5 hours… All worth it… Loved it… Nothing like it… My very first experience with the Cirque du Soleil, and it’s unforgettable! Thanks for taking the time to come by, read it and share your impressions… Much appreciated! 😮

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    1. Thank you, thank you! 😮
      My husband also took me to see them this past Friday – he knew how much I wanted to be part of the experience… definitely… pretty fantastic! thanks for sharing your thoughts!

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