Hula Hulero Callejero

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The idea of creating an artistic group exclusively for women, only for hula hooping, was well received by all those who practice this art. This is how, empirically, the artistic group Hula Hulero Callejero was created: a community led by women in search of the recognition of hula hooping as an art in all its …

Marina Kordaban

(Haz clic aquí para español.) In the 1980s, the former USSR celebrated its independence in style. The circus was one of the activities to pay tribute to such an important date. A National Circus Festival was held. All the disciplines of the humble circus participated. Among the talented competitors, the jury, unfortunately, could only choose three winning acts, which were: …

Bob Ripa and Paolo Piletto – Rastelli-Inspired Jugglers

With Enrico Rastelli’s world-wide fame during the 1920s, it’s no wonder that other jugglers would try to emulate his style. Two young jugglers of the time attempted to do just that. Their names were Bob Ripa and Paolo Piletto. Bob Ripa Bob Ripa was a Danish juggler, born Eyvind Hansen in 1913 to juggler parents. By the age of 15, …

World Juggling Day Colombia 2020 – Review

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The celebration of World Juggler Day in Colombia are usually held in a government coliseum. This was a for the past few years, anyway. Previously, we met in public squares of the city or in parks. I attended this commemoration, for the first time, in 2013, when I had just a few months of experience. …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Endrina and Jim from Venezuela | Juggling

Hello, we are Jim Nava Barrios (9 years old) and Endrina Avila (25 years old) from Venezuela. We are delighted to be able to share with you our infinite love for this art that has led us to want to train and improve more and more. The street was our school for the past 6 years, where we met different …

Interview with Toto (Luis Niño Villesca)

Luis Niño Villesca, better known as Toto, is a legend in the Latin American juggling world. I (David Cain) have long been a fan of his juggling and was very glad to get the chance to interview him for eJuggle. DC: Can you tell our readers a bit about yourself apart from juggling? Toto: My name is Luis Niño Villesca. …

Jim Harrigan – The Original Tramp Juggler

Jim Harrigan was born James Horrigan in Corry, Pennsylvania in 1866. He was part of a large family, having four brothers and two sisters. He may not have been a great juggler, but he is famous for inventing or popularizing two common elements of a juggling act that have endured ever since. Harrigan began as a typical performing juggler in …

Interview with Jack Denger

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Jack is a very young juggler, and one of the best of his generation. He has participated in the most rigorous competitions in the world of juggling. From his beginnings in the World Juggling Federation, Jack showed his talent, winning the first places in each category in which he competed. Also, Denger has taught juggling …