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Cirque du Soleil co-founder brings horses, world’s largest big top to Winnipeg

The producers of Odysseo are thrilled to announce the addition of two more weeks to the show’s limited engagement in Winnipeg. Manitobans will now have until October 4 to be mesmerized by the world’s largest touring production and the first big top show to ever appear in Winnipeg, thanks to Cavalia and True North Sports & Entertainment Limited.

nomades_pascal_ratthe_0Odysseo is a two-hour waking dream that captivates audiences of all ages with a multitude of numbers performed by 65 majestic horses and 45 highly-skilled riders, acrobats, dancers and musicians. Imagined by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of Cirque du Soleil, Odysseo brings the spectators on a magical journey during which they can experience a world where beauty, serenity, and hope reign, where humans and horses are living in harmony. Inventive, audacious and technically striking, Odysseo is a one-of-a-kind production where the spectacular meets the poetic, a pleasure for the eyes as well as for the soul.

Acclaimed by critics and audiences alike across North America, Odysseo will be presented under the White Big Top – the biggest traveling tent on earth – at the intersection of Sterling Lyon Parkway and Kenaston Boulevard in Winnipeg starting September 10.
Cavalia Inc. is an entertainment company that specializes in the creation, production and touring of innovative shows. Founded by Normand Latourelle, the company reimagines the equestrian and theatrical arts. With its headquarters in Montreal, Cavalia Inc. is part of Canada’s cultural heritage, and the largest Canadian-owned cultural enterprise.

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Its expertise in high technology, multimedia and special effects creates magical, unique, never-before-seen experiences. Its first show, Cavalia, has been seen by more than 4 million people across North America, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and Asia since its 2003 debut. Odysseo, the company’s second show, has toured to rave reviews and public acclaim since its 2011 premiere.

How to attend

Odysseo will be presented for the first time in Winnipeg starting September 10, under the White Big Top at the corner of Sterling Lyon Parkway and Kenaston Boulevard. Tickets are priced from $49.50 to $129.50 + applicable fees.

For a memorable evening, the Rendez-Vous package offers the best seats in the house, a diner before the show, open bar, desserts during intermission and an exclusive visit to the stables after the show. This unique VIP experience takes place in a tent alongside the White Big Top. The Rendez-Vous package prices range from $189.00 to $249.50 + applicable fees.

Tickets for Odysseo are available at www.cavalia.net, by calling 1-866-999-8111 or through Ticketmaster.

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