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At 1.00 pm today Melbourne Magician was crowned the new World Champion of Magic after being awarded the Grand Prix in Quebec, Canada.   Every three years thousands of magicians gather in a different city for their equivalent of the...
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  • July 31, 2022
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Yesterday’s Herald Sun featured a fun photo of Festival Director Tim Ellis getting excited over this year’s Melbourne Magic Festival. All tickets are on sale from today!              
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  • May 8, 2022
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In a world first meeting of magic and sports, Dom Chambers used his legendary deck to magically announce the draw for the Melbourne Football club’s 2022 season. You can check out his incredible cardistry skills by CLICKING HERE
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  • December 10, 2021
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Tonight, Melbourne Magic Festival favourite Carisa Hendrix is presenting her full show in a theatre for the first time ever! Her SOLD OUT SHOW debuts at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Ontario, Canada, and is yet another step in her...
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  • October 30, 2021
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Last week in Quebec the FISM North American Championships were held to determine WHO would represent the continent at next year’s FISM World Championships. We are delighted to reveal that the winner was none other than MMF favourite SIMON CORONEL...
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  • October 10, 2021
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Anthony DeMasi, from The Magic School of Confidence, was featured in two news stories about the Festival this week. On Monday he appeared in IL GLOBO   and today he was featured in THE HERALD SUN Anthony is hosting THE...
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  • June 23, 2021
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The Melbourne Magic Festival was profiled in Forte Magazine last week. They spoke about our history and how the event has grown tremendously over the last 13 years, and featured some of our most popular shows. You can read the...
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  • June 21, 2021
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“Prepare to be wowed out of your comfy red seats in this 70-minute jam-packed spectacular featuring hilarious, raucous comedy, mind-bending illusions, stunningly dangerous stunts seen on stages all across the globe and just a cheeky hint of nudity!” CLICK HERE...
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  • May 12, 2021
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Tricky Nick’s new show is 100% recycled material! (Not the jokes.. the props) Aussie Theatre wrote about ‘Tricky Nick Gets Crafty’ in their latest issue and you can read all about it here. CLICK HERE
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  • May 11, 2021
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One hundred years ago, on January 17, 1921, P T Selbit debuted his newest creation which would change the world of illusion forever. ‘Sawing A Woman in Half’.   It was a sensation and has since become one of the...
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  • January 15, 2021
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Tayissa Artomonow has seen over 650 magic shows! That makes her a SuperFan worthy of her own spotlight – and that’s exactly what she has finally received with this great profile in The Standard. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL...
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  • October 30, 2020
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NOTE: THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER CLICK HERE TO GET NOTIFIED OF THE NEW DATE “Ever since I was a kid, I’ve dreamed of flying,” David Blaine intones in the trailer for his new stunt, Ascension. Blaine’s going...
  • tim
  • August 30, 2020
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Due to the pandemic, the Academy of Magical Arts Award Show in May of this year was postponed. The Academy of Magical Arts will present its 52nd annual Awards Show digitally on Sunday, August 23, at 7:00 PM (California time);...
  • tim
  • August 20, 2020
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The Age Theatre Critic, Cameron Woodhead, has written a great feature story about how magicians have adapted to deal with the Corona Lockdown. It talks about The Melbourne Magic Festival, The Laneway Theatre, and Tim Ellis’s Zoom Magic Shows. You...
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  • June 25, 2020
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We are thrilled to announce that our special Canadian guest, Carisa Hendrix, has won this year’s Slaight Foundation  ‘Canadian Rising Star Award’. This award acknowledges outstanding work by an emerging Canadian magician and it comes with an engraved iPad, and...
  • tim
  • June 26, 2019
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