At the beginning of September, I flew out to China after being invited to perform and lecture at the 2nd International Festival of Magic in Beijing. With around 40 stage magicians, illusionists and close up magicians booked from around the world, it was incredible experience and a chance to catch up with friends made over the years from USA to Australia and many congeries in between.
I performed one of my own creations that enabled me to communicate with the audience in Chinese without saying a word! Magic is a truly universal art form. Despite me not being able to speak Chinese (except for counting up to three) the audience were fully able to appreciate each effect. “Oooooooh” and “Aaaaaaah” and “Huuuuuuh” sound the same in any language…. [Read More]