JEDDAH: Jeddah Season 2022 is attracting swaths of visitors with the international “Cirque du Soleil” shows, held at King Abdullah Sports City and coinciding with Eid Al-Fitr.
A large turnout of different nationalities arrived to enjoy the mesmerizing spectacle, featuring a total of 39 performers, supported by 25 technicians, who dazzled audiences for the first time with an exclusive show for Jeddah Season, “Fuzion.” The two-hour show will run four days a week until June 28.
The first day saw a firework show and acrobatic performances that combined creativity, innovation and suspense.
On Tuesday, the second day of Eid Al-Fitr, the circus performances begin at 9 p.m.
Reservation points are available at Virgin showrooms in Roshana Mall, Red Sea Mall, Mall of Arabia and Al-Nakheel Mall in Jeddah; Panorama Mall, Hayat Mall and Riyadh Park in Riyadh; and Dhahran Mall in Dhahran.
Cirque du Soleil has presented six shows in Saudi Arabia since 2018. The last was “Messi 10,” about Argentine football legend Lionel Messi, in November during Riyadh Season.
Under the slogan “Our Lovely Days,” the second Jeddah Season follows on from the success of Riyadh Season, which recorded more than 15 million visits over five months.