Cape Town

Matt Tarrant set to wow audiences at 15th Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

Australian magician Matt Tarrant appears at the 2019 Jive Cape Town Comedy Festival at the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town. We interview Matt to find out about his experience as a touring magician & what Capetonian audiences can expect to see on stage.

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 is even more valuable for adults than for children”

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.

Magic Man performs on South African television

Andrew Eland, better known by his stage persona "Magic Man", performed on SABC3's "Expresso Morning Show" on 1 November 2018.

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.

“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.

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.