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News about upcoming magic, mentalism and illusion shows in Africa.

Media Statement: “Performer gets shot in the head by crossbow bolt at National Arts Festival”

Performers Brendon Peel & Li Lau AKA “One Crazy China” share their side of the story & address several errors published in the media regarding the recent incident in which Lau was injured by a [...]

Cape Town’s popular Children’s Magic Festival returns in June 2019

Be whisked away to a world of “Fantasy” at the College of Magic's 2019 Traditional Children’s Magic Festival in Cape Town, South Africa.

Magic Man to feature in the 2018 Cape Town Buskers Festival

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.

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.

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.

A ‘Feast Of Magic’ At National Arts Festival 2018

Fans of magic & illusion can enjoy 5 different magic & mentalism shows at the 2018 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

Brendon Peel Brings Mentalism And Magic To Port Elizabeth With ‘Hocus Pocus’

Award-winning mentalist and magician Brendon Peel will perform his show "Hocus Pocus" in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 26 May 2018 at the Protea Hotel Port Elizabeth Marine.