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“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."

Referee’s Match Report: “Magic vs Mentalism” on 9 October 2018

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 vs Mentalism : a show that shows the difference

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.

How you can add ‘Magic’ to your wedding reception party

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?

Kupferburger’s been making theatre magic, for over 30 years

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.

‘Magic’ vs ‘Tricks’: what’s the difference? A professional magician explains

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.

Mentalist Brendon Peel To Astound Audiences With His ‘Hocus Pocus’ South African Tour

From table magic beginnings in his hometown of Port Elizabeth to international stages, award-winning mentalist Brendon Peel is currently touring his latest solo show, Hocus Pocus, around South Africa in 2018.

Season 7 Of Monday Night Magic Pops Up At Artscape This Spring

The number seven is believed to be lucky in many cultures and it is indeed a special one for Monday Night Magic, which returns for its seventh season on October 1, 2018. This time around, the pop-up theatre will be in a new location – the Opera Bar at the newly-renovated Artscape Theatre Centre on Cape Town’s Foreshore.

Marcel Oudejans Plays Like An Artist, Thinks Like A Businessman

From performing in restaurants while juggling a day job in IT to initiating a continent-wide production company, Marcel Oudejans has created a life in magic – for himself as well as others.