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.”
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.
Magic is magic is magic, right? Well, yes and no. At Café Roux Cape Town on Tues 9 Oct 2018 you’ll get the chance to get a closer look at – and gain a better understanding of – two significantly separate disciplines when veteran Marcel Oudejans pits his years of visual illusion and sleight of hand skills up against the mentalism and mind-reading of the award-winning Brendon Peel.
Brides and grooms often want entertainment at their wedding reception. Why not let your guests rediscover wonder with the aid of a magician – either as a close-up table-side performer or walk-around magic – whilst the guests are standing around?
For over 30 years Johann Kupferburger has been a part of creating ‘theatre magic’ in South Africa, both literally & figuratively! As Cape Town Magic Club’s ‘biggest fan’, Kupferburger explains how the ‘magic bug’ bit him & how he’s supporting the Art of Magic in Africa.
There is an old adage: “You can teach a dog tricks but you cannot teach it magic.” It begs the question: ‘magic’ versus ‘tricks’ – is there a difference? Professional Magician André Hermanus explains.
Men’sHealth Magazine interviews ‘Mo Magic’, one of very few South African magicians to have had his own TV show. Follow his advice to trick your way to the top.
An atmosphere of euphoria and cries of jubilation were felt and heard by all as Khayelitsha’s terrific township duo Anele Dyasi and Dion Wabanie were crowned the 2018 Western Cape Junior Close-Up and Stage Magician champions, respectively, at Bergvliet High School on Saturday 8 September 2018.