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  • 10.10.2017

    Le Cirque du Soleil donates $500,000, 5,000 tickets in wake of Las Vegas tragedy

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      The Cirque du Soleil will donate US$1 million in cash and free tickets to show its support to the families of the victims and first-responders of the deadly shooting in Las Vegas.

      The Montreal company said Friday it would donate US$500,000 to the families of victims of the massacre. Another donation of US$500,000 will be made through 5,000 tickets given to police officers, firefighters and paramedics to thank them for their “heroic” work. They will be able to go to eight permanent Cirque shows on the Las Vegas Strip.

      The Cirque also plans to take part in a benefit show during which it will give more funds to victims.

      In a statement given to Las Vegas media, vice-president Jerry Nadal said he was “brokenhearted by this act of nonsensical violence that has greatly touched our community.

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