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Cirque du Soleil Recognized by the City of Las Vegas as October’s Citizen of the Month

October 1, 2014 by  

Cirque Sign Unveiling
On Wednesday, Oct. 1, Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and the Las Vegas City Council recognized Cirque du Soleil as the city’s October Citizen of the Month (Pictured: Cirque Sign Unveiling – Photo credit: Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil)

Cirque Sign Unveiling

Cirque Sign Unveiling

Photo credit: Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil.

In celebration of Cirque du Soleil’s 30th anniversary and its 21 years in Las Vegas, the iconic troupe of artists has thrilled more than 50 million guests in Las Vegas, and has also given back more than $20 million to the local community and non-profit organizations.

City Council Meeting with Cirque du Soleil

City Council Meeting with Cirque du Soleil

Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil.

During the City Council Meeting a special proclamation from Mayor Goodman was presented to Jerry Nadal (Sr. Vice President of Cirque du Soleil– Resident Shows Division) accompanied by Mystère artists, declaring today Cirque du Soleil day.

City Council Meeting with Cirque du Soleil

City Council Meeting with Cirque du Soleil

Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil.

On Sept. 30, the city also honored the Quebec-based organization by unveiling ‘Cirque du Soleil Blvd.’ on the corner of Main St. and Clark Ave., in front of City Hall. Mayor Goodman and Calum Pearson (Vice President of Cirque du Soleil – Resident Shows Division) were accompanied by Cirque du Soleil artists from Mystère and Zarkana as they unveiled the new street sign for the entire month of October.

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