Are magic shows ‘just for children’? 2 magicians explain why the Art of Magic is about playfulness, curiosity and fascination – emotions are sorely missing from adult life – and why adults should enjoy more magic shows.
What if, just for a moment, professional magicians could perform “real” magic, in the style of, say, Harry Potter and his friends? 3 South African magicians – Marcel Oudejans, Magic Man & Greg Gelb – imagine the possibilities.
Young township junior magician Sesona Gagana as also awarded the much-coveted Siegfried and Roy Foundation Scholarship at the College of Magic’s annual graduation on Saturday 17 November 2018. Gagana recently returned from representing South Africa’s magical youth on a whirlwind educational tour of Las Vegas and New York.
Andrew Eland, better known by his stage persona “Magic Man”, performed on SABC3’s “Expresso Morning Show” on 1 November 2018.
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One of South Africa’s most-loved ‘street magic’ performers, Andrew ‘Magic Man’ Eland, returns to the country for the Summer of 2018/2019, starting with public performances at the upcoming third Cape Town Buskers Festival from 1 to 11 November at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
“The wizard of Khayelitsha leaving the world spellbound” – Olwethu Dyanti featured on Beautiful News
Capetonian illusionist, Olwethu Dyanti, has been featured on Beautiful News, a South African website that “celebrates the extraordinary fabric of human nature that binds our nation.”
Our vision as an organisation is to grow the community of magic enthusiasts & performers in Africa. We managed to achieve “both” those goals with Sebastiano Olla. Through one of our productions, we were able to nurture his enthusiasm for magic into becoming a Surprise Guest in our “Monday Night Magic” show.
“The art of illusion takes a seasonally scary twist on Wednesday, October 31 when Brendon Peel and Li Lau present Cabaret Magic: A Halloween Special at the Savoy Theatre.”
For centuries there has been the constant debate amongst conjurers, namely “which is better: Magic or Mentalism?” On Tuesday 9 October 2018, Magic.Africa decided to put an end to this debate. “Match referee” Greg Gelb reports.