Interview with Camilo Londoño

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Camilo Londoño Cortes is a young and talented juggler born in Pereira, Colombia, in 1999. He began juggling at an early age. He was going to study mechatronics, but decided to pursue juggling. He studied circus at the National Learning Service (SENA) and he currently works in private events, in theaters, and at traffic lights …

Toss Juggling With Umbrellas

The use of umbrellas and parasols in juggling is not uncommon. Japanese jugglers and their imitators have been spinning balls, rings, coins, and boxes on parasols for hundreds of years. One of the most famous current jugglers performing this style of juggling is Mio Yadori. Umbrellas and parasols are also a very common prop for antipodism / foot juggling. Umbrellas …

Adhikari Saraswati – The hula hoop social activist in Nepal

Adhikari Saraswati. Photo: circusakathmandu.com (Haz clic aquí para español.) Rural villages in Nepal are struggling to survive despite the earthquake that shook the country on April 25, 2015, which left more than 8,000 dead. In this place, the absence of the government is evident. The houses are built with bricks and it is difficult for children to access education. In …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Mike Moore from Canada | Juggling balls

Line vs cascade features blue beanbags that only travel in lines and orange beanbags that only move in cascade patterns.  They thrive by themselves, they thrive together. To hear commentary on this video, click here: https://youtu.be/qV7rPPkBQmc I am a 3-4 ball specialist from Ontario, Canada.  I’ve been juggling for about 15 years after being recruited to start a juggling club …

Regina Baranton Interview

Regina Baranton was a member of the famous Baranton Sisters foot juggling / antipodism duo with her sister Eliane, a successful solo performer, and the wife of famed comedy juggler Gil Dova. Recently, I interviewed her about her life and career. Regina Baranton David Cain (DC): Can you tell us a little about when and where you were born? Regina …

The Art of Yennega Circus

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The African continent did not expect that, with the innovative ideas of cultural managers such as Erin Stephens and Armand Ouendlamita, one of its countries would have one of the most successful independent circus projects. Yennega Circus is a non-profit artistic and pedagogical association that seeks to promote, through shows and education, circus, music, and …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Juanito Alkachofa from Mexico | Spinning

Hello friends my name is Omar Xocoatzin aka “Juanito alkachofa” and I come from Chimalhuacan, Estado de México I am a juggler of  balls and ball spinning. In this video I show much of my research of 3 years with balls. I hope you like it. I want to thank Carlos “Froylan” for helping me with the recording, to “Nena” …

Mysterious Magical Juggling Rings

While juggling and magic have often been closely related throughout history, there are very few examples of props that have been created that combine the two art forms. Today we’ll look at a few examples of juggling rings that also have magical elements to them. Multiple Color Changing Rings Color change rings have been around for many decades. Lottie Brunn …