Juggling movies in Colombia – Review

(Haz clic aquí para español.) 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 …

Juggling in North Korea – Part 2

(Haz clic aquí para español.) 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 …

Juggling in North Korea

Juggling in North Korea

(Haz clic aquí para español.) 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 …

Interview with David Slick

(Haz clic aquí para español.) 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 …

The Activist and Warrior of the Hula Hoop

(Haz clic aquí para español.)   This story is amazing and synonymous with commitment, courage and heroism. Marium Akther is a girl who must be remembered for her great heart, enthusiasm, and desire to help all people, among other qualities. Marium, for some women in Pakistan, is a martyr, always fighting for the rights of women, against Jihadist terrorism and for …

What’s inside a juggler’s backpack? Part 2

Juggling objects 3

(Haz clic aquí para español.) A few months ago, I wrote an article called “What’s inside juggler’s backpack?“, it is about knowing what and how many objects  the jugglers keep in their backpacks. In this second part, two talented artists will tell us about their life and this theme. They are Caio Cesar Stevanovich, from Brazil, and Emma Hornell, From …

Interview with Aleksandra Sobolieva

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Aleksandra Sobolieva is a solo juggler from Ukraine. Her act is magnificent, amazing, technical, and one of the best hula hoop shows I’ve ever seen. She performs tricks like “The Helicopter” (consists of rotating a ring in the foot, another ring in the leg, balancing with hula hoop, and juggling with 5 hula hoops – …

Ladies Malabaristas – Colombia

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The Ladies Malabaristas – Colombia project was born with the purpose of publicizing the talent of female jugglers in Colombia.  The goal of the Ladies Malabaristas series is to promote juggling among women, while inspiring all jugglers. This video collaboration project was done via Facebook over the course of one month. Fifteen women participated. We …

Lew and Billie Lou Henderson

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Lew Henderson began his career in theater as an acrobat and juggler in silent movie houses and at street fairs before 1910. Lew Henderson was a professional artist for about 60 years. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1891 and was taken to the Trans- Mississippi Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska, at age seven. …