Giant wheel in Indian amusement park crashes in the middle of a ride

An accident on a revolving merry-go-round called the disco dancer in an Indian amusement park has left one person dead and at least seven injured. A camera caught the giant wheel abruptly toppling down from a height of 15 feet in the middle of a ride.

Advertisements
Posted in Carnivals, Festivals, Lifestyle, News | Tagged | Leave a comment

Toronto Festival of Clowns

mullet_sadcrop-195x110In its 10th year, the festival brings some of the best clowning talent and physical theatre artists in North America. These performers go way beyond the circus act.  Jun 10 to Jun 14, Factory Theatre

Check out the Toronto Festival of Clowns website.

Posted in Clowns, Festivals | Tagged | Leave a comment

Alton Towers Accident: Four Seriously Injured

ALTON_TOWERS - CopyFour people have been seriously injured in a collision between two carriages on Alton Towers amusement park’s Smiler rollercoaster.
The collision involved 16 guests, with the carriages coming together on a low section of the track.
An air ambulance has arrived on the scene to deal with potential casualties.
The four passengers hurt in the crash are all teenagers who sustained serious leg injuries.

Posted in circus, News | Leave a comment

Saint Lucia Carnival 2015 Will Officially Launch

saint-lucia-carnival-for-web1The Carnival festivities will officially begin on Sunday, May 24, under the theme “Odyssey, Journey into Carnival,” a highly-anticipated event that starts off eight weeks of intense carnival fetes, competitions and a celebration of music, color and creativity.
A stellar line-up of who’s who in local entertainment circles is confirmed for the opening, among them the reigning Power Soca, Groovy Soca, Road March and Calypso monarchs. Former Calypso Queen, Menell, is also slated to perform. For more info visit StLucia

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ferris Wheel Accident

Ferris wheel

An incident in Winnipeg from a ferris wheel sends child to hospital. – video@cbc

Posted in Carnivals, News | Tagged | Leave a comment

Huge Wind Gust Blows Away Inflatable ‘Bounce House,’

Bounce House

 

Huge Wind Gust Blows Away Inflatable ‘Bounce House,’  Foxnews

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

11 Injured In Circus Accident

circus_accidentAuthorities are trying to determine what caused a support frame to collapse during an aerial hair-hanging stunt during a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats crashing to the ground and injuring 11. Video @ABCNEWS

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment