IJA Regional Competition – IRC Central America 2019 Highlights Video

IRC Centroamérica 2019

IRC Centroamérica 2019 at Guatecirko The IJA Regional Competition – IRC Central America 2019 was held at the Guatecirko Circus Festival in Mixco, Guatemala on the 12th of April.  This was the 5th annual IRC held in the Central American region, and received more entries, from more countries and at a higher skill level than all previous years.  13 preliminary …

Sorin Munteanu – A Video and Photo Retrospect

Sorin Munteanu was one of the greatest jugglers of which you may have never heard. Hailing from Romania, he was a 7th generation circus artist. He grew up watching his family perform as jugglers and learned the art early on. He remained part of the family act for many years before striking out on his own in 1979. Sorin and …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Tyfoods of the USA | Poi Juggling

This IJA Tricks of the Month video has been made in partnership with Flow Arts Institute. Tyfoods is a Hip Hop Poi Dancer, Movement Enthusiast and Neuroscience Graduate. He has been spinning poi for 6 years and dancing for 3 years. In that time, he has developed a systematic approach on “how to learn tricks / movements” rather than on …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Bar Story Show of Russia | Flair Bartending

Video by flairing tandem team Bar Story Show. We are two flairing bartenders from Russia (Saint-Petersburg) Olya Sabanina and Ivan Usov. We have been juggling almost 10 years. Juggling for us is a profession and also our passion. It’s always full of great fun and new ideas! This video was made by our talented friend, Givi (instagram.com/giviplay) at Loft Factory …

The 20th Bungay Balls Up Juggling Convention – Review

The 20th Bungay Balls Up – Review According to the website, “Bungay Balls Up is a laid back juggling convention based on a small, traditionally run farm in the heart of the rural Suffolk countryside.“ I went on a mission to discover the truth of the matter once and for all. SPOILER: It’s True.   Saturday – Travel I made …

The Mongadors

The Mongadors were a juggling troupe with a long circus pedigree. Pierre Chambeyron was a well-known 19th century French circus manager and equestrian artist. He married a high-wire artist, Mathilde, and the couple toured with the Circus Clark. Their children, Jeanne, Gaston, and Georges, formed an acrobatic dance act called the Trio de la Rambla.  Georges was a talented juggler …

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2019 IJA Fest Preview

As the 2019 IJA Festival Director, I wanted to take another opportunity to share with you all of the wonderful things that will be happening at this year’s event. There will be many workshops happening each day that aren’t listed here, but the schedule can be viewed by clicking here. Let’s take a look at each day’s schedule of events. …

IJA Tricks of the Month May by Dalton Sessumes from USA | Leviwand

This IJA Tricks of the Month video has been made in partnership with Flow Arts Institute! https://www.youtube.com/flowartsinstitute My name is Dalton Sessumes, and I am a multidisciplinary artist living in Austin, TX USA. Originally from Sacramento, California, I moved to Texas with my family when I was one year old- leaving me with no memories of my birthplace but holding …

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EJC Mini Interviews

The European Juggling Convention (EJC) is the largest juggling convention in the world and this year’s event will take place in Newark, Great Britain from August 3-11, 2019. Come join us for 9 days of juggling utopia in the British countryside. Ticket prices go up June 1, so pre-register today! There are many other options including day tickets and youth …