Javier De Nicolo
bogota / Colombia
I created the Children’s Republic to keep kids off the streets.
In Columbia, young people are often left to fend for themselves, deeply suspicious of any forced attempts at rehab. Javier gently wins their trust by treating them as adults. The results are nothing short of miraculous.
J’ai créé des dessins animés pour sensibiliser les tout-petits à l’hygiène et l’alimentation
22 December 2014
The Clowns Without Borders (CSF) organisation founded by our acrobatic pioneer Tortell Poltrona, celebrated its twentieth anniversary on December 20 with three birthday parties in Lille, Paris and Marseille.
7 October 2014
The price "Culture pour la paix" (Culture for peace) of the Fondation Chirac was awarded this year to the organization "Clowns sans Frontières". This award legitimates the action of this French association, celebrating its twentieth anniversary in November.
22 July 2014
Next month Morocco will see its fifth Biennial of circus and performing arts. The solidarity initiative started by Laurent Gachet and Touraya Bouabid is still booming.
28 May 2014
Notre pionnier Pilgrim Beart ne tient pas en place. Après avoir fondé AlertMe, Pilgrim s’attèle désormais à sa toute récente start up, «1248», ou l’art de connecter nos objets du quotidien...
27 August 2013
Pupils from high school 'La Fontaine' awarded the 2013 Social Innovation prize winner for our favorite clown!