Taj Magic Festival begins Saturday
Insight Online News
Agra (UP), July 29 : More than 150 magicians from across India will congregate in Agra for two days to participate in the All India Magic Conference, the Taj Magic Festival, from Saturday.
The group, including women and budding magicians, will seek classification of magic as a fine art and financial assistance from the government.
During the conference organised by Taj Magic Society, the magicians will hold discussions on the new arts of magic and chalk out their future strategy. A magic show will be organised for the public at 7 pm on both the days.
President of Taj Magic Society Jitendra Baghel and Treasurer magician S Kumar said on Friday that along with magic competition, sessions on magic teaching and a gala show will also be organised.
For the upliftment of the art of magic a seminar will also be organised, they said.
The office-bearers said that a memorandum demanding the government to classify magic as a fine art and to provide financial assistance will also be submitted.
The office-bearers also said magicians, who have participated in reality shows like India’s Got Talent and Hunarbaaz, MP Ansari, Sushil Jaiswal, Vikas Sharma, Manoj Jain and Tulsi will also participate in the conference.
Besides, Saumya Deb from Bengal, Braj Mohan Singh from Bihar, Manoj Kaushik from Rajasthan and Sunil Rawal from Gujarat will teach new arts to the magicians.