Vrindavan, 2017.08.10 (VT): The sixth All-India Magic Convention, ‘Magic Karishma 2017’ brought 400 magicians from all over India to Vrindavan. The convention was organized by Goa’s All-India Magic Academy to develop and expand the art of magic.
Madhugandha Indrajit, a female magician from Maharashtra, said that Vrindavan was chosen as the host city for the conference because Kanha is the greatest magician.
Indrajit had a gleam in her eye when she described Krishna’s magical flute that could make the gopis dance.
Magician DK Gupta of Haryana said, “magic is an art which has ancient history but it is currently on the brink of extinction”. Describing the need for the conference, he said, “we need to encourage the art of magic so that people understand magic as an art form and the young people of our generation take up this art”.
The magic convention began on Saturday in Fogla Ashram and was attended by some of the biggest names in the magic industry.
The famous magician of Telangana BNS Kumar and magician OP Sharma spoke about the challenges that face emergin
g magicians. They spoke about the need for government support to attract today’s youth to this profession and keep the ancient tradition alive.
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