23 August 2012

The Magicians of Gentings International Magic Festival 2012


If you guys been keeping track I already introduced to you guys about this in this post
Anyways, for today I'll introduce you guys to the superstars of this Magic Festival

Take note that all the details down here are provided from Genting themselves.


DEAN GUNNARSON “World's Greatest Escape Artist”


Dean became the only escape artist in History to be presented with "The Houdini Award" and acknowledged as being the "World’s Greatest Escape Artist" on television in Japan. He Became the youngest person and first Canadian to be awarded the U.C.T. "Humanitarian of the Year" in 100 years for his devotion to raising money for various charities & he was chosen out of 185,000 people nominated in North America. 

Monumental Awards

•Voted as one of the Top variety acts in the World on the television show "Belie Frisca" in Italy.

•Holds two World Records for his escapes

•Jan 8,2012 The Chinese Government gave Dean an award as The World's Top Escape Artist on a Live TV show in China.

•Dean Gunnarson has been seen in over 165 countries around the world performing his amazing escapes.

•Headline Two major N.B.C. TV Specials " World's most Dangerous Magic I and II" with his escapes.




JC Sum & Magic Babe Ning “The Grand Illusionist”

Jc Sum and Magic Babe Ning are the best Illusionist in Asia at current times. JC Sum and Ning will be bringing their unique illusions down to the show and perform

something unconventional for the crowd as the finale for the show itself. They are the currently holding the Merlin Award Medal for Asia's Premier Illusionists.

Monumental Awards :

•"Patrons of Magic" Award (2012), International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 115

•"Largest Mind Reading Feat: 100 Minds in 60 Minutes" (2012) International Brotherhood of Magicians (U.S.A)/ Singapore Book of Records

•Merlin Award "Most Original Illusionist of the Year" (2009), International Magicians Society

•Merlin Award "Most Original Female Illusionist of the Year" (2009), International Magicians Society

•"Most Number of Grand Illusions Performed in 5 Minutes" (2009) International Brotherhood of Magicians (U.S.A)/ Singapore Book of Records

•"Master of Magic" (2005) International Festival of Magic, Bangladesh
• Linking Ring Awards (1999) International Brotherhood of Magicians (U.S.A



Charlie Frye & Co World’s Best Variety act

Charlie Frye & Company remain one of the best in the business. The silent Frye, who moves like Charlie Chaplin but looks like Dick Van Dyke, juggles to good effect despite the minimal support from his company, in this case spouse Sherry who is more concerned about keeping her nails filed than helping her hapless hubby. This vaudeville-rooted performance always evokes a strong reaction

Monumental Awards :

•Voted Specialty Act of the Year in Las Vegas when we starred in the Folies Bergere in , Las Vegas.

•First place winners in Search for Gold competition at the Riviera Hotel in , Las Vegas.

•Major television appearances in over 30 countries.

•Have been invited numerous times to perform for the Royal Family in Monaco.

•Worked as the opening act for Liza Minnelli.

•The only act to have starred in "The World's Top Shows", which was a television show shown all over the world, produced by Gary Oullette (producer of World's Greatest Magic) around the same time they were doing The World's Greatest Magic.



Christian Lindeman “Europe's Best Pick Pocket”

Christian Lindeman is the Artist of the Year / Europe Award (best variety act) & is a pickpocket artist in the famed Cirque de Soleil in Germany. Christian combines pick pocketing with funny humor and engages the crowd in a fun time.

Monumental Awards

•Artist of the Year / Europe Award (best variety act)

•Germanys
 one and only magician at Cirque du Soleil (Headliner)















Chipper Lowell “Stage Comedy Magician of the Year”

Chipper Lowell is The Winner for the Magic Castle's Comedy Stage Magician of The Year. His shows display a wide variety of magic and vaudeville skills blended with stand-up and Improvisational comedy.

Monumental Awards

•Two-Time "Comedy Magician of the Year!" - International Magicians Society ( IMS , 2008,2009 )


•"Specialty Act of the Year!" - Tahoe Tribune ( 2010 )

•Among the "Top Funniest Magicians Performing Today" - Magic Magazine ( 2009 )


Recently nominated for "Most Hilarious Variety Comedian" - L.A. Comedy Awards (Awards show takes place March. 6th 2012 )







Nestor Hato “France's Card Manipulation Champion”

Nestor Hato who is the French National Card Manipulation Champion. He became very popular with his card manipulation act a high speed, a high energy stage performance – one of the most awarded act.

Monumental Awards


•Siegfried and Roy Grand Sarmoti Award winner , Las Vegas ( 2007 )

•National French Manipulator Champion ( 2004 )

•Appolo Dusseldorf Theater Resident Entertainer ( 2007 )

•San Remo Casino National Entertainer ( 2008 )








Sos & Victoria Petrosyan “World’s Best Quick Change Act”




Sos and Victoria are the names of the most famous Quick Change artist in Europe and in the world. This award winning husband and wife team called “The New Generation of Quick Change”.

Monumental Awards

•Twice World Champions of Quick Change Illusion - Guinness World Book, London

•The Best Cabaret Duo of the World 2008 - World Magic Awards, Los Angeles, USA

•The Fastest Quick Change Magician a World - International Marlin Award, New York

•Germany - Guinness World Records Winners in High-Speed Costume Changes Illusion 16 costumes in just 120 seconds

•China - Guinness World Records Winners in High-Speed Costume Changes Illusion 12 costumes in just 60 seconds

•Italy - Guinness World Records Winners in High-Speed Costume Changes Illusion - 12 costumes in just 60 seconds








Sos & Tigran Junior “World's Youngest Manipulation Artists”

Tigran & Sos Junior are the son of Sos and Victoria are the names of the most famous Quick Change artist in Europe and in the world. Before the boys were old enough to speak or walk their father taught them pantomime, dance, juggling and magic.

When Sos Junior turned age 10 in 2006 he competed in Prix Juventa Magica in Berlin Germany. During this competition Sos Junior was honoured with the manipulation act 1st place trophy. Along with two standing ovations from the audience he also won the coveted people’s choice award and the Wonder Prize by Gerd zu Klampen, an award title that Sos Jr. will hold for two years. Normally these awards are presented to artists ages 14 and over making this another first for Sos Junior.








So for more information you can visit here http://www.rwgenting.com/en/entertainment/2012/gimf/index.htm





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