Circus building from Moldovan capital to be repaired with European money
17:03 | 07.05.2021 Category: Culture
Chisinau, 7 May /MOLDPRES/ - The Circus building from Chisinau will be capitally repaired within the Confidence Building Measures programme, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The procedure of rehabilitation of the big arena of the Circus started through this programme in 2019.
The phase of the project on the capital repair of the Circus building and the immediate next steps, which must be undertaken to start the consolidation of the building’s structure and the sanitation and electricity networks, today were discussed at a meeting summoned by Education, Culture and Research Minister Lilia Pogolsa.
The participants in the meeting informed that, till present, the report on the building’s technical expertise had been made, a foreign company was selected for working out the project on the carrying out of the capital repair works and the multifunctional options of the big arena of the Circus were identified, in order to be able to carry out also other cultural and leisure activities than the circus shows.
The value of the works of capital repair of the Chisinau-based building was estimated at over nine million euros.
The building of the Chisinau Circus was inaugurated in 1981; it has the biggest show hall from Moldova in a shape of amphitheatre, with a capacity of 1,900 places and an arena with a diameter of 13 metres. Starting from 2014, after a break of about ten years, the Circus resumed work through the re-launch of circus shows and inauguration of a small arena.
photo: Education, Culture and Research Ministry