eJuggle: Fest Reviews

Cleveland Circus Review

October 19, 2012 marked the beginning of the 3 day Cleveland Circus juggling festival hosted by the Case Western Reserve University Juggling Club on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. About 60 jugglers from around the Midwest came together for a weekend of juggling and fun. Welcoming jugglers of any skill level, the festival began on …

IJA 2012: All Things Gravitational

On the theory that jugglers always get tricks right on the third try, the IJA returned to the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC for the 65th annual festival, July 16-22, 2012. The virtually cataclysmic event spanned nationalities and generations as juggling history, know-how, and festive fun gave rise to a yearly bonanza only jugglers can create. From internationally renowned variety artist …

Assembly of Awesome 2012 Review

The Assembly of Awesome held its inaugural event on August 31 through September 2nd, 2012 at the Maumee Soccer Center in Maumee, Ohio. The idea behind the event was an ambitious and interesting one, serving not just as a juggling event, but as a collaborative festival between all types of performance art (the press release listed arts ranging from baton …

WJF 8 Convention Review

WJF 8 took place this year from Tuesday August 7th to Sunday August 12th at the Sioux Falls Convention Center in Sioux Falls South Dakota. I was brought out to serve as the Head Referee for Major League Combat. A fun fact about Sioux Falls, the airport and convention center are so close together that jugglers can walk from the …

EJC 2012 Lublin Festival Review

           This past summer, I went on a juggling adventure. I took a few thousand dollars I made while teaching mathematics during June and left for Europe. After the juggling convention Summer Flame in Vienna, Austria and the French Juggling Convention in Toulouse, France, I found myself in Lublin, Poland for my first EJC!             I will not lie, it …

2012 Ann Arbor Juggling Arts Festival Review

On May 5th, the 2012 Ann Arbor Juggling Arts Festival returned to the Wide World Sports Center for its annual event.  The festival has long since used this venue, as the center is very conducive to juggling, with its large indoor soccer field and high ceilings.  It was also a very good value for only two dollars to gain access …

Congress of Jugglers 2012, an apolitical feast for the eyes

Congress of Jugglers 2012, an apolitical feast for the eyes Annual festival placates the juggling majority By Christian Kloc The Congress of Jugglers convened once again March 9-11, bringing jugglers to University of Maryland’s Ritchie Coliseum for some delightfully apolitical exploits. Most of the action took place Saturday, with open juggling, games and an evening show. More than 100 jugglers …

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Cirkonvençion Méxicana 6a – Fest Review

  Photos By: Rafael Reynoso Jaime It was mid-November 2011, and I was headed back to México for my 2nd adventure at a Latin American circus festival: the 6th Annual Cirkonvençion Méxicana.  All I knew as I packed my bags for the flight, was that the festival was in a rainforest an hour and a half outside of México City. …

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TurboFest 2012

The End of the World Begins With TurboFest VI, according to the poster announcing the Quebec City juggling festival.  You certainly would not want the world to end without having attended TurboFest.  This event has become wildly popular in just a few years. I arrived about half an hour after the doors opened on Friday night to discover that the …