This Family’s a Real Circus
The Zoppé Circus is an Italian family tradition like no other. With a profound dedication to preserving his family’s art form, lead clown Giovanni Zoppé—along with his son, his sisters and their husbands—performs the same acts that his familial predecessors have been perfecting for more than 175 years. Zoppé, who leads the performance as Nino the Clown, is now grooming his son for a life in the ring. For the Zoppés, circus is synonymous with family.
This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world.
Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com
Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX
Make our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZ
Give us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLY
Come hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjV
Visit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com