Wire Service
1 minute read
24 Dec 2021
4:20 pm

‘Like a shooting star,’ empowered kids at French circus workshop aim high


Children from disadvantaged areas on the outskirts of France's southwest city of Toulouse enter the circus ring 'with stars in their eyes'.

Toulouse and Garonne river aerial panoramic view. Toulouse is the capital of Haute Garonne department and Occitanie region in France.

They are participating in a six-month circus discovery workshop offered by the Aïtal company to children from the city’s poorest neighbourhoods.

“We are capable of doing extraordinary things,” says Jordan, one of the participants.