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 …

Lew and Billie Lou Henderson

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Lew Henderson began his career in theater as an acrobat and juggler in silent movie houses and at street fairs before 1910. Lew Henderson was a professional artist for about 60 years. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1891 and was taken to the Trans- Mississippi Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska, at age seven. …

The actress who juggles at traffic lights

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Úrsula Achterberg is a Chilean actress who starred in a series for television called “Fuera de control,” broadcast on Channel Trece in Chile. She has also been in supporting roles in other television shows. She comes from an upper middle class family. His mother did social work while his father was engaged business. After graduating …