In the News

The IJA aims to bring juggling into the public eye through promoting media press coverage of IJA events, programs and members. Take a look at the recent coverage.

Going for the Jugular with Combat Juggling

Part friendly circus act, part vicious duel: welcome to the world of combat juggling. Unlike the variety show clowns that would entertain you as a child, combat juggling is no joke; this is a competitive contact sport and there can only be one person left standing … er, juggling. We caught up with Sam Malcolm, an avid combat juggler who is taking the sport to new heights.

World Juggling Day

ConfidentialColombia – Día mundial del malabarista: mucha magia y mucho circo

CNC Noticias – Itagüí se une a la celebración del día mundial del malabarismo

Ripley’s Believe It or Not, World Juggling Day

IJA Festival

2017 Cedar Rapids (70th Anniversary)

Festival to bring hundreds of jugglers to Cedar Rapids this month
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Jugglers from around the world creating ‘moving sculpture’ in Cedar Rapids
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2016 El Paso

Visit El Paso promoted city’s affordability, hospitality in bid to attract juggler’s convention
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International Jugglers’ Association hosting 69th Annual Festival in El Paso
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EL PASO, Texas (CBS4) — Some of the world’s top jugglers are in the Borderland this week. The International Jugglers’ Association is hosting its annual festival at the El Paso Convention Center. This is the first time the festival has been held in Texas. Organizers say hundreds of jugglers from around the world are taking part.

“We are thrilled to be bringing our 69th annual festival to El Paso, Texas! This year’s show line-up is phenomenal, with shows featuring top-notch jugglers from around the world. We invite you all to come enjoy the world class circus and juggling talent that will be flooding your city!” wrote Erin Stephens, IJA Festival show director.

CBS 4 Daybreak Anchor Nate Barrett tried his hand at juggling. Click on the attached video to see his best efforts and that of some of the professionals.

The festival also includes performances at the Plaza Theater.

“We are delighted to welcome the International Jugglers’ Association to El Paso for the first time and even more excited to have El Paso as their first Texas host city.” said Bryan Crowe, general manager for Destination El Paso. “Unlike other, more traditional conventions, the community is encouraged to come and view around-the-clock juggling, four evenings of shows and championship competitions, over a hundred workshops, and other special events.”

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Será toda una semana en la que los paseños podrán disfrutar de sus espectáculos.
Cientos de artistas, malabaristas y acróbatas serán los que por esta semana se estarán presentando en el Teatro Plaza, dando muestra de sus habilidades y talentos, los cuales los llevan a recorrer el mundo.

Para revisar fechas y horarios puede ingresar a o a la página de Facebook “International Jugglers”.
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IJA Festival – KVIA ABC7 News

IJA Festival – KDBC CBS4
Daybreak with Nate Barrett