After the war, the Soviet government decided to build in the country 20 circuses, the first – in Minsk. On January 31, 1959 was put into operation first in Belarus landline winter circus.
First premiered on February 11, 1959. This day is the birthday of the modern Belarusian Circus. Distinctive features of the Belarusian circus is that it is the only circus in the world, located in the heart of the nation’s capital, on the main street, the first Soviet rock hospital built after revolyutsii1917 The building is adapted for performances of all genres of circus, variety, sports, the content of any animals (including marine).
From April of 2009 the building of the Belarusian State Circus was closed for reconstruction. The first performance to-date circus was held in December 2010.