The Great Whistling Diabolo Test

There are certain types of juggling and juggling props that have a bad reputation among large segments of the juggling community. Technical toss jugglers like to make fun of poi. People start to cringe when someone pulls out a bull whip or shaker cups at a festival due to the annoying noise. Another prop that gets a lot of disdain …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Kanerva Keskinen from Finland | Club Juggling

Check out the creative club juggling by Kanerva Keskinen of Finland! My name is Kanerva Keskinen and I’m from Finland. I started juggling about ten years ago. First it was just a hobby and I used all my spare time juggling. One year ago, I graduated from Salpaus circus artist education and now I work as a professional circus artist …

The Museum of Juggling History – A Guided Tour (Part 3)

At the 2019 IJA Festival, I was asked by a number of people why I didn’t bring the Museum of Juggling History collection like I did two years earlier. I explained that I couldn’t bring the collection and be the Festival Director at the same time. When I attended the European Juggling Convention a few weeks later, I had to …

Introducing Modern Vaudeville Press

The juggling community as a whole knows Thom Wall as “the Vaudeville Sensation.” But more and more people are discovering this Cirque du Soleil alum is also the catalyst of a publishing sensation called Modern Vaudeville Press (MVP.) The company is dedicated to scholarly books about the circus and variety arts. Wall is the founder of the company and works …

The Museum of Juggling History – A Guided Tour (Part 2)

At the 2019 IJA Festival, I was asked by a number of people why I didn’t bring the Museum of Juggling History collection like I did two years earlier. I explained that I couldn’t bring the collection and be the Festival Director at the same time. When I attended the European Juggling Convention a few weeks later, I had to …

The Museum of Juggling History – A Guided Tour (Part 1)

At the 2019 IJA Festival, I was asked by a number of people why I didn’t bring the Museum of Juggling History collection like I did two years earlier. I explained that I couldn’t bring the collection and be the Festival Director at the same time. When I attended the European Juggling Convention a few weeks later, I had to …

Incredible acts performed by monkeys

(Haz clic aquí para español.) It is curious to see a monkey assisting a juggler, but it is more surprising to see a monkey do acts that only people with a lot of training can do. Throughout the history of the circus, we have seen incredible acts performed by animals, from stunts to balances. What you will see is something …