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How much will you pay for a Las Vegas magic show? Singapore dollars $70 (US$50)?

In China, you can get to see International magic acts for RMB200 + RMB30 (about S$40) and that includes the price of a theme park!

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As of 2017, this yearly event, happening from 1 to 7 October, is held at the Happy Valleys in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai as well as Chongqing. (A smaller version in Shenzhen.)

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Magicians at the opening ceremony for the media.

I am fortunate to be part of the inaugural Magic Festival in Chongqing.

The line-up includes FISM (Olympics of magic) award winning of magic, Utopia:

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Amazing magic of Jorgos from Greece:

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Quick hands of Jordon Gomez from France (another FISM winner)

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Creative Magic of Alena from Germany

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Physical comedy of Derek Scotts (you may have seen him as the clown in Slava’s snow show.)

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There are also many magicians around the world throughout the day at different parts of the theme park!

There were different roving magicians from Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and Macau.

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Underground magician Zamm from Guangzhou! He is so good!

There are Parlour shows from International magicians like Dave Lord from Australia:

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Children magician, Mr Bottle from Singapore (looks familiar?):

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Lots of interaction with the children with the magic of Mr Bottle

So if you happen to be in these cities, do yourself a favour and go for this amazing event! You are most welcome…

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If you happen to be in Chongqing Happy Valley, you may just find our magical handprints there.

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