eJuggle: Fest Reviews

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27. pyramidales Jonglier- und Kleinkunstfestival Karlsruhe Convention Review – 2017(DE)

The Karlsruhe juggling convention took place from the 8th-10th September. It was good. Read about it here: Friday – Breakfast and Travelling My breakfast was particularly delicious, I had my muesli with yoghurt and some mixed in granola and mixed fruit with a smoothie. I then rushed some final packing in the form of a toothbrush and paste, loaded Jenni’s …

The IJA 70th Festival, 2017, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids is a pleasant little town in Iowa with a convention center and a river. The weather was friendly and the jugglers experienced little or no hostility from the natives. The town is centrally located on the US map, three hours by car from Chicago, four hours from Omaha, Kansas City, and St. Louis, so yes, far from anything …

Juggling Clubs 2017 – The Lancaster Juggling and Magic Convention Review (UK)

Juggling Clubs 2017 is a combined Juggling and Magic Convention which was held at the University of Lancaster from Friday 30th June – Monday 3rd July. The name derives from their logo which depicts a juggler who is juggling clubs from the suit of a deck of playing cards. The convention was open to all enthusiasts regardless if they were …

The Sheffield Circus Convention 2017 – Review (UK)

The Sheffield Circus Skills Convention was held on Saturday 24th June and lots of fun was had, here follow my recollections from the day. Travel and Arrival It was a lovely sunny morning and the roads were pretty clear on the run down the M1 to Sheffield, I was pleasantly surprised by the lack of traffic especially round Meadowhall. I …

70th Annual IJA Festival Day Five (Saturday)

Saturday, July 15, 2017 Cedar Sights History Corner Back in the 90’s (yes, the NINETEEN 90’s), when the Two Ply crew started attending IJA festivals, there weren’t  a lot of jugglers with children. As the years went by, more and more kids starting appearing at fests. One year, a day care was set up and that was a big deal. …

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70th Annual IJA Festival – Day Four (Friday)

Friday, July 14, 2017 IJA Teams Championships Results Gold medal: CAPT – New Style Crew – Thean Leong Hng, Pei-Chen Jung, Wei-Hsuan Chang, Meng-Ti Hsieh & Yu-Ping Chiang from Taiwan Silver medal: CAPT – Yu Cheng Lu & Chin Yao Yang from Taiwan Bronze medal: Duo Octo from Colorado and Canada IJA Individuals Championships Results Gold medal: Hayato Watanabe from …

70th Annual IJA Festival Day Three (Thursday)

Thursday, July 13, 2017 Juniors Stage Championships Results First place: Bennett Santora, age 13 from New York, NY. Second place: Christopher Haaser, age 16 from Huntsville, UT Third place: Houston Odum, age 17 from Jamestown, NC Your preliminary judges were: Matt Henry, Sky King, Dan Holzman, Alan Howard, and Wes Peden. Your Finals judges were: David Cain, Martin Frost, Jay …

70th Annual IJA Festival – Day Two (Wednesday)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Festival Highlights A Review: “Comedy In The Air” Welcome Show It’s very rare to have a performance situation come together where the acts are top notch, the level of professionalism is over the top, and the atmosphere is perfect for some spontaneous and semi-planned creativity and comedy hijinks that makes the whole better than the sum …

70th Annual IJA Festival – Day One (Tuesday)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Greetings! Greetings, fellow lovers and practitioners of the juggling arts! We, three former editorial staff members of the infamous 90’s juggling ‘zine, The Two Ply Press, are here to give you this, your daily fest news blog (and hopefully an actual hard copy commemorative issue at the end of the week). We are Susie “Sky Queen” …