The Magical 1 Malaysia Festival promises to be the largest Celebration of Wonder ever held in Asia!
From March 22nd through 25th, 2012, over a dozen of the world’s finest magicians will appear at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
There will be two International Gala shows daily, “The All-Star Magical Matinee” and “The Concert of Illusions”. Both of these will showcase the finest in Magical Artistry, from Close-up and Stage to Grand Illusion. The All-Star Cast for the Festival includes many acts that have never been seen in Asia!
Producing this spectacular event is the dynamic duo of Jay Scott Berry and Mahdi Moudini, who have spent over three years in planning and preparation.
Berry is an internationally renowned Master Magician, Recording Artist and Producer who has created and performed thousands of shows from Las Vegas to Monte Carlo. He will also be one of the headline acts and compere of the evening gala, “The Concert of Illusions”.
Moudini is a 3rd generation Master Magician and now living in Kuala Lumpur. A multitalented showman, he performs everything from intimate close-up magic to dazzling stage illusions. Since arriving in Malaysia, Moudini has taken the country by storm and his stellar reputation is spreading rapidly around the world, He is constantly in demand for high class parties, performing for royalty and international dignitaries. He is the Founder of the Festival and also one of the headline acts.
In addition to the Gala shows, the weekend’s schedule includes four magic lectures by Michael Ammar, Dirk Losander, Rafael Benatar and Tom Noddy.
We are very pleased to announce that our Official Guest of Honour for this 2012 Festival will be Grandmaster magician, Johnny Thompson, direct from Las Vegas!
We are also very honoured to welcome a host of International Magic VIPs, including Domenico Dante, 2012 FISM President, Derek Lever, Producer of the annual Blackpool Convention England, Tony Hassini, President of the International Magic Society and Irene Larsen, Founding member of the Magic Castle Hollywood.
And, that’s not all! By special arrangement, Tony Hassini will be presenting the very first “Grandmaster Merlin Awards” live on stage during Gala dinner. This is a world premiere event – Only at the M1M Festival 2012!
For more information, visit www.magical1malaysia.com
Source: The Expat February 2012
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