10 countries
326 clowns

663 med. & social

705,800 patients
visited per yearmehr

Laughter and smiles come in all shapes and sizes

In celebration of World Laughter Day on May 1st, our Artistic Director, Giora Seeliger, passionately explains what it is like to observe our clowns at work and at play.

World Laughter Day 2016

C&A Foundation races to raise €120,000 for RNI!

“Go ahead and overtake me, I’ve already won … for laughter in hospitals!” was the motto for 152 international C&A employees and RED NOSES who jointly ran a marathon in Vienna.

Vienna City Marathon

RED NOSES Clowns from the Middle East visit refugees

Around 650 people are currently housed at Vorderen Zollamtsstrasse, a temporary residence for migrants operated by the Austrian RED CROSS. Among them, about 120 are children.

Emergency Smile

Cheerful Charity Reading with Miguel Herz-Kestranek

Come and listen to the beautiful voice of the Austrian actor and author! Miguel Herz-Kestranek will read from our book "Little Miracle"! Save the date!

Save the date

IDPs in Ukraine

Media reports on the conflict in Ukraine have decreased. But about 1.4 million people are still refugees in their own country in need of new perspectives in life. Our Emergency Smile team helps.


RED NOSES supports the refugee work of the RED CROSS

Cultural differences may create confusion or can become a humorous topic. Perfect conditions for RED NOSES clowns who were 'teaching ' refugees in typical Austrian customs.


Little Miracles: the new book of Red Noses

The experiences of RED NOSES clowns from all our partner organisations are as diverse as life itself: from cheerful and happy to moving and touching! Look forward to amazing stories!

RED NOSES BOOK "Little Miracles"

Ainuras story

Ainura and her family had to flee from the military conflict in Ukraine. In her story she speaks about how RED NOSES clowns were able to bring laughter and joy to her and her children.

Ainuras story

It’s teeming with RED NOSES clowns!

170 RED NOSES clowns from all ten partner organisations have gathered to learn and practice new skills to use in their work in hospital. Have a look at their timetable!

Clown Camp 2015

Emergency Smile in Jordan

Our international clown team is still in Jordan working with Syrian refugee children in the biggest refugee camps in the country. Have a look at the tremendous work they are doing there.

Syrian refugees


Give a smile!

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