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World Magic Summit championship Trio announced.
From over 500 magicians world wide, not including your uncle Richard who pulls quarters from behind your ear, three young twenty something magicians just battled in LAas Vegas, Nevada at the World Magic Summit & what they did will Mystify you!
Las Vegas, Nevada, March 1st, 2011 - Mention the word magician, and some think of clowns with balloons and big red sponge balls, while others think of posh cosmopolitan magicians like David Blaine & Criss Angel. The three WINNERS of Las Vegas's World Magic Seminar 2011 are a mixture of all of the above mentioned.
The World Magic Seminar 2011 is a who's who of magicians and magic tricks. From Teller, from the notable dynamic duo Penn and Teller, to Banachek a consultant for Criss Angel; the World's top magicians gather together for a convention of learning and general geekery! Each year this summit of magic hosts the much loved Close-Up Contest, where a handful of performers compete for the prestigious top 3 spots as World Best Magician titles. This years contest did not disappoint.
First place winner, by 6 votes, was Kevin Vinre out of San Francisco, California. His magic selection covered the spectrum of tricks. Cards, Coins, and a grand finally in which signed cards appeared inside SEALED wine bottles! It was a huge crowd favorite which won him the top spot. Next up was corporate mind reader Scott Xavier (http://www.scottxavier.com), who made a fork melt and bend in my very hand while he read the minds of the audience. This was a personal favorite of mine for bias reasons. Third place goes to Rueben Moreland (http://www.reubenmoreland.com) who performed a spectacular card and camera effect.
Scott Xavier and Kevin Viner have started plans on a joint showcase called Mind Vs. Magic. Dates are slated for mid April in California then Illinois. This dynamic duo of magic are taking reservations for this touring show.
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