Bogdan Samarov

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The best jugglers in history share a determining aspect in their career as artists: the learning of juggling at an early age. Jugglers like Anthony Gatto, Enrico Rastelli, Steve Bor, among others, learned this wonderful art thanks to family members who taught them as children. This not only happens in juggling, but also in disciplines …

Maritza Alegría

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Maritza Hernández Alegría is a juggler from México. She is the niece of the renowned juggler Octavio Alegría. She was born on July 27, 1988 and studied high school in the circus where she worked with her parents. This was possible thanks to the Mexican government for assigning teachers to young people who work in …

Juggling in Africa, part 2

(Haz clic aquí para español.) This is the second part of the Juggling in Africa series. I recently wrote the first part, which you can read by clicking here. Many jugglers have been amazed by these investigations, so I decided to make several parts. Have you ever wondered how the poorest and most neglected countries in the world can be …

Fernanda Sumano – the First IJA Regional Competition Gold Medalist

Fernanda Suamno

Click here for the English Translation. Mi nombre es Fernanda Sumano, soy Mexicana y quiero contarles como la primer IRC de la IJA en México ha cambiado mi vida de una manera increíble. Inicie con el Hula Hula siendo autodidacta en 2007, todo comenzó como un simple juego al igual que muchos de nosotros cuando descubrimos los malabares. Encontré muchos …

Juggling movies in Colombia – Review

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Many people who are not jugglers, and even some jugglers, are surprised to hear that in Colombia there are juggling movies. They comment that they have not see them in movie theaters. Actually, they are independent films and to get them you should talk to the creators directly or in the case of one (which …

Juggling in North Korea

Juggling in North Korea

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Jugglers of the Pyongyang state circus. Photo: Gyan Fernando. The talk about North Korea is complicated. Also, talking about juggling in North Korea, given that it is the most secretive country in the world, is something even more complex. I have found little information because in North Korea there is no internet for people and …

Interview with David Slick

(Haz clic aquí para español.) David Slick is juggler, comedian, clown and magician in North Richland Hills, Texas. Currently has a world record, which in my opinion, is one of the most difficult, because it requires a lot of concentration, being in optimal physical condition and not having distractions for hours. This is the world record of juggling 3 balls …

The Activist and Warrior of the Hula Hoop

(Haz clic aquí para español.)   This story is amazing and synonymous with commitment, courage and heroism. Marium Akther is a girl who must be remembered for her great heart, enthusiasm, and desire to help all people, among other qualities. Marium, for some women in Pakistan, is a martyr, always fighting for the rights of women, against Jihadist terrorism and for …

What’s inside a juggler’s backpack? Part 2

Juggling objects 3

(Haz clic aquí para español.) A few months ago, I wrote an article called “What’s inside juggler’s backpack?“, it is about knowing what and how many objects  the jugglers keep in their backpacks. In this second part, two talented artists will tell us about their life and this theme. They are Caio Cesar Stevanovich, from Brazil, and Emma Hornell, From …