Juggling in Africa – Part 1

  Rwanda Le Cirque Du Soleil is a social project that teaches the basic techniques of juggling and acrobatics to the children and adolescents of Rwanda. This project works mainly with young people from the village of Kabagendwa, located in the district of Kicukiro, in the city of Kigali. It was created by Mitsinto Viateur. Mitsinto waited several years for …

Abhoy Mitra

Abhoy Mitra is the most famous juggler in India. When you talk about the circus art of India, the first thing you will hear is the name of Abhoy Mitra. A juggler who loves his art, and will not leave it until death says otherwise. Abhoy Mitra was born in a village in the city of Kumirmora, in India. His …

Dr. Kate Riegle Van West

Kate Riegle van West was born in Normal, Illinois in 1986. From a young age she gravitated toward climbing on things/hanging upside down/causing general panic for her parents. At age 7 she joined a youth circus program at her school, and immediately knew the circus was her home. Yes, Kate grew up in a place called “Normal” and ran away …

Interview with Svetlana Zueva

Svetlana Zueva

Svetlana Zueva is an extraordinary juggler. She was born on October 11, 1985, in Moscow, Russia. She is one of the few female jugglers who can juggle 7 clubs. If you watch her videos, you will notice her wonderful technique and amazing tricks, with clean movements, and very few errors. She performed in Cirque du Soleil, in the show Corteo. She …

Juggling in North Korea – Part 3

As some will know, I have written two articles about juggling in North Korea, which you can read here (the first part) and here (the second part). It was very difficult to find information, photos and videos. Read them, all the parts are very interesting. On this occasion, I bring two testimonies from Western people who have been able to …

Juggling movies in Colombia – Review

Many people who are not jugglers, and even some jugglers, are surprised to hear that in Colombia there are juggling movies. They comment that they have not see them in movie theaters. Actually, they are independent films and to get them you should talk to the creators directly or in the case of one (which I will talk about below) …

Juggling in North Korea – Part 2

In the first part of this series, I talked a little about the history of Korea and explained the causes that unleashed the conflict between the two nations. If you have not read it, I invite you to click here. Since the publication of the first part, I have received information that I did not know. I spoke with some people from …

Juggling in North Korea

Juggling in North Korea

Jugglers of the Pyongyang state circus. Photo: Gyan Fernando. The talk about North Korea is complicated. Also, talking about juggling in North Korea, given that it is the most secretive country in the world, is something even more complex. I have found little information because in North Korea there is no internet for people and those who can access it …

Interview with David Slick

David Slick is juggler, comedian, clown and magician in North Richland Hills, Texas. Currently has a world record, which in my opinion, is one of the most difficult, because it requires a lot of concentration, being in optimal physical condition and not having distractions for hours. This is the world record of juggling 3 balls for 12 hours and 5 …