Circus Busch-Berlin in Germany

Circus Busch-Berlin

Owner 1952-1962: Paula Busch
First elephant arrived1952
Opened for public1952
Last elephant left1963
Closed down1963
Place Berlin
Country Germany

Directors 1952-1962: Micaela Busch (director)

Key People


Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
1956-1962: Banda Vidane
(elephant trainer)
1952-1962: Epi Vidane
(elephant trainer)

Elephant keepers -: Ossy Hoppe
1952-1956: Banda Vidane
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Circus Busch-Berlin, in Berlin, Germany , was founded in 1952, opened for public in 1952 and the first elephant arrived in 1952. The last elephant left in 1963. Circus Busch-Berlin closed down in 1963.

Comments / pictures1952: Paula Busch reopened her circus in Germany as Circus Busch-Berlin.
1954: Paula Busch and her daughter Micaela tried with considerable courage to keep the fathers businesses going. Micaela Busch is traveling with part of the circus through India and Ceylon and does not intend to come back anytime soon, because German circus is as exotic today in Asia as exotic groups once did in Germany.
1962: Circus Busch-Berlin made their last show, after bankrupsy.
1963: A fusion with Circus Busch-Berlin and Circus Roland-Bremen, founded a new merged circus, Circus Busch-Roland

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Koehl, Dan (2023). Circus Busch-Berlin, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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