Archive for the 'Asia' Category

Merlin Award Ceremony From Bangkok

Posted by Michael on October 20th, 2017

Merlin Award Presentation Bangkok, Thailand 2017 from Peter Marvey Productions on Vimeo.

From September of this year we have this clip of the Merlin Awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand that saw Peter Marvey receive the Merlin Award for the Most Original Illusionist of The Century. His creative director
Vivi Vega also received a Merlin Award for the Best Creative Director of Most Spectacular Show.

Wedding Ring Magic With Wee Kien

Posted by Michael on October 13th, 2017

Performance video of Singapore magician Wee Kien at an event for Creative Friends. It is always nice to see grateful businesses post video of performers they have hired for events!

That is going to do it for this Video Friday… you all have a happy and safe weekend!

Magic Versus The Pokerface Man

Posted by Michael on October 13th, 2017

Thanks to being picked up by services such as MSN, this clip created from Chinese magician A Gan’s livestream is going viral world wide. As you can see, his friend is not exactly buying A Gan’s brand of magic… the sidekick has become so popular in China he is now known as “Pokerface Man.”

Why Magic Is Important TEDxVazhuthacaud

Posted by Michael on October 6th, 2017

It’s a little long (as are most of the TEDxTalks), but it is always interesting to hear people explain their views on the importance of magic, doubly so when these views come from somewhere as far away as India. The presenter, Rajamoorthy, has been performing for over two decades!

Now: Random Chinese Magic To Round Off Thursday

Posted by Michael on September 21st, 2017

Let’s finish off the day with this clip from CCTV English’s Best of CCTV (the mainland Chinese TV network). They don’t credit the magician or the original show… so we aren’t sure but it is always nice to see TV magic from other parts of the world.

Magician Cher And… You Just Gotta Watch

Posted by Michael on September 19th, 2017

This is a funny little video recently posted by Magician Cher Hsieh… you don’t need to speak/read Chinese to follow along.

And we’ll leave you to insert your own jokes.

And Now, Some K-Pop…

Posted by Michael on September 14th, 2017

After all of the stories about Jinsol from the K-Pop group April and her recent issues during a magic act with Choi Hyun Woo, we figured we’d share a little of April’s music. We really aren’t sure which of the girls is Jinsol although we think she is the one featured with a little “rap” in the middle of the song.

We hope that, especially after Choi Hyun Woo’s plea, the public is easing up on Jinsol who. according to Wikipedia, is only 15 years old!