1978 year

Reach more popularize amateur circus art in Lithuania, Šakiai district culture branch 1-2 april 1978 at first organized amateur circus rally between districts „Cirko žiburiai“. Later rally became traditional,  happened one day per two years. Total succeeded arranged five „Cirko žiburiai“ rallies.

In 1978 circus collective „Šypsena“ of Šakiai culture house on the first rally „Cirko žiburiai“ – 78 deserved III place. 

Induced good the first rally „Cirko žiburiai“ results, collective began broaden. In 1979 gathered instrumental group leader Algimantas Dielininkaitis. On november 1979 collective show new program to Šakiai spectators, and 13th november „Šypsena“ gave Folk circus name.

  • Cirko ansamblis