Archive for the 'Asia' Category

Chamber Of Magicians: Franz Harary

Posted by Michael on October 23rd, 2019

Sir Lanka’s ITN currently is featuring a series called Chamber of Magicians which seems to include both magical performances and interviews with magicians. Franz Harary was recently featured on the program in this long form interview segment.

ITN posts the program on YouTube and you can see full episodes of Chamber of Magicians here.

LA Times Features Franz Harary

Posted by Michael on September 13th, 2019

In video from 2015 which the LA Times recently reposted, the newspaper takes a look at Franz Harary’s then newly opened House of Magic.

The Sacred Riana Lands TV Deal

Posted by Michael on August 28th, 2019

The Sacred Riana has signed a deal to star in a horror anthology series produced by Freemantle titled The Sacred Riana: Bedtime Stories. The show is slated for an Asian release, but will be produced in English so we can all hope it will show up on Netflix, Hulu or the like soon. Read more about it on Variety’s site, The Hollywood Reporter and/or Deadline.

The first lady of horror magic (and former Asia’s Got Talent champion) will next be appearing in Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions and The Sun ran this profile introducing her to viewers.

The video above, by the way, is from the Asia’s Got Talent finals back in 2017.

Vintage PC Sorcar Jr Clips

Posted by Michael on July 24th, 2019

Wild Films India have posted several new clips featuring PC Sorcar Jr on their YouTube channel. It is always cool to see historical magic performances especially when you get to see why someone like Sorcar became an international star.

SAARC Magic Conference 2016 Dealer Show

Posted by Michael on July 12th, 2019

The Brotherhood of Indian Magicians recently posted this video of the dealers’ show at the 2016 SAARC Magic Conference. It is a bit long, but a great way to finish off this week’s Video Friday a little early. Don’t forget there should be a new Masters Of Illusion tonight on The CW.

Have a great weekend, y’all.

Eric Chien Meets The Sacred Riana

Posted by Michael on July 8th, 2019

They have both won Asia’s Got Talent and they have both appeared on America’s Got Talent. So it seems only natural that Eric Chien and The Sacred Riana should meet….

Magic Gets Golden Buzzer On Myanmar’s Got Talent

Posted by Michael on June 26th, 2019

Magic is continuing to enjoy a tremendous growth in popularity, at least if global Got Talent programs are an indicator. Damien was the most recent act to find instant success on television when he received a Golden Buzzer on Myanmar’s Got Talent earlier this week.