The rain may be crashing down on the French Riviera today but that doesn't stop the show from going on. The 38th International Circus Festival is due to commence today and run until 26th January 2014.
Every year Monaco plays host to this competitive festival that sees some of the best circus acts from around the world compete for top honours in the circus world.
This is the 38th festival and you will be able to see illusionists, acrobats, trapeze artists, dogs, elephants, horses, trampoline stars, balancing acts, clowns, acrobats and many more from all over the world.
The competition shows will be hosted in the early part of the event with an awards gala evening on Tuesday January 21st. The following shows will be the Winners shows.
The circus festival takes place in the permanent top hat located in the Fontvieille district of Monaco. Seat prices start at 30 Euro and go to 150 Euro for ringside seats at the Gala evenings.
Tickets are available on site or can be reserved online