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SATMag 2017 Award Winner Brendon Peel Interviewed

The winner of the South African Theatre Magazine "Performer of the Year" 2017, Brendon Peel, was interviewed by the same magazine in its May 2018 Edition. Peel shares the highlights of his career, his earliest memories of theatre, and how his focus on mentalism has played such an important role in his career.

South African Magician Interviewed By National Kenyan Newspaper

During a recent tour of East & West Africa performing in Lagos, Nairobi & Lubumbashi, Magic.Africa's Editor-In-Chief, Marcel Oudejans, was interviewed by Bonface Nyaga for a Kenyan national newspaper, "Daily Nation".

World Renowned College of Magic celebrates a month of magic in Cape Town

Magic fans to be dazzled by SA’s biggest magic show and charming school holiday programme The College of Magic, Cape Town's only magical arts organisation, is gearing up for a fantastical June with two of [...]

SA Magic Champion Comments On ‘Reveal’ Of Copperfield’s Illusion

Former South Africa Magic Champion, Stuart Lightbody, was asked by the Capetonian radio station CapeTalk to comment on the recent revelations that the world-famous magician David Copperfield has been forced to reveal one of his most dazzling illusions in a recent court case.

Watch Top African Illusionists Perform Live On Trendiest TV Programme In Kenya

Magicians Mchawi (Nairobi, Kenya) and Marcel Oudejans (Cape Town, South Africa) were invited to perform live on NTV Kenya's "#TheTrend" on Friday 27 April 2018. The show is watched by millions of people every week.

“Match Day Magic” at DHL Newlands rugby stadium

Cape Town Magic Club performers Marcel Oudejans & Andrew 'Magic Man' Eland entertained in the commercial suites at DHL Newlands rugby stadium. The Club's "Match Day Magic" promotion runs throughout the 2018 Super Rugby season, to showcase South Africa's best magical entertainers to the corporate market.

Kenyan illusionist to perform at Kyrgyzstan magic festival

Kenyan illusionist, Andrew Simiyu, will be performing at the Bishkek Magic Festival 2018 in Kyrgyzstan in March 2018. Magic.Africa interviewed Andrew to learn about his journey in magic.

Stuart Lightbody on “Good Omens” set with Neil Gaiman

Recent co-winner of the Fringe World Festival Theatre Award for his show 'Artiface with Stuart Lightbody', Stuart Lightbody was on the set of the "Good Omens" mini-series being filmed in Cape Town.

Larry Soffer leaves presenters speechless at CliffCentral

Nathan, Jane and Palesa are left gobsmacked by the mesmerising mentalist Larry Soffer. Silverware is bent, money is rendered useless, and Jane even discovers that she has mental abilities of her own!