Archive for the 'Asia' Category

More Indian Magic

Posted by Michael on October 7th, 2020

From southern India comes this magic performance from popular magician and YouTuber Fazil Basheer on the Darshana Millennium television network.

Street Magic In Sikkim

Posted by Michael on October 7th, 2020

As you probably know, Sikkim is a state in northern India (I had to look it up) and Sam the Illusionist hit the streets to spread his magic… and got challenged by some girls.

Street Magic Sri Lanka

Posted by Michael on September 24th, 2020

Let’s get a look at magic in Sri Lanka with Episode 7 of Day WIth A Magician from Dark Reveal Studios. It is not in English, but you’ll be able to follow along. Besides, it is good to know I am not the only going practicing sleight of hand while rocking black Feiyue sneakers (my favorite martial art shoes ever).

Competition Magic From HK Magic School

Posted by Michael on September 23rd, 2020

This video from the Hong Kong Magic School features student Hilary in her first competition, the Hong Kong Talent Competition, which she apparently won. Congratulations Hilary!

Vikey: From Magician To Fruit Seller

Posted by Michael on September 9th, 2020

Malaysia’s The Star featured Vikey, who holds several Malaysian records and has been a successful magician for years. Unfortunately, the country’s Covid-19 movement control order has kept him from performing so he become a fruit seller.

Singapore’s National Library Looks At Magic Publication

Posted by Michael on August 14th, 2020

This piece produced by the National Library of Singapore looks at a unique magic item in their collection: a 1930s magazine published by the Malayan Magic Circle called The Magic Fan.

Traditional Japanese Magic From Taijyu Fujiyama

Posted by Michael on August 14th, 2020

The Story of a Butterfly from Taijyu Fujiyama.