Monday, October 01, 2007

Genting International Magic Festival 2007

Genting – City Of Entertainment today unveiled another exciting attraction up at the hill come November which is sure to excite magic & illusion enthusiasts of all ages. It is the Genting International Magic Festival 2007, which will be held on 16 - 25 November 2007.

In a press conference held today at the hill top resort, it was announced that the one-of-a-kind event is a spectacular gathering of top magicians who will be participating in the “Champions of Magic Show” starring top Champion magicians from around the world and “Stars of Magic” Show, featuring invited established or rising stars of the Magic World who will compete for a first prize of USD10,000.

The event is expected to attract not only children but also the young at heart and magic & illusion enthusiast to Genting Highlands Resorts. It is officially recognized and sanctioned by the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM).

The IBM is the world's largest organization for magicians boasting nearly 13,000 members worldwide. With over 300 local groups called Rings, in more than 73 countries, the IBM is considered to be the most respected organization for amateur and professional magicians in the world!

“Genting – City of Entertainment is excited to bring this unique event for our visitors this November. It will be a congregation of the best international magicians and illusionist that should not be missed by the whole family, the first of its kind in Malaysia” Mr. Alan Teo – RWB Executive Vice President.

During the press conference, David Sandy’s stunt was showcased in front of Genting Hotel. A lucky reporter from the local media was given the chance to ride together with the renown magician during the exciting blindfold drive which was with obstacles.

During the Genting International Magic Festival in November, apart from the two main events, the event will also feature strolling close-up artistes including Michael Ammar – The World’s Greatest Close-Up Magician and Jon Armstrong - 2007 Close-Up Magician Of The Year (as voted by The Academy Of Magical Arts). There will also be daily magic seminars, competitions and enrichment sessions for both children and adults.

Mr. Alan Teo further expressed "We are delighted to partner with DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd. We thank DiGi for the support in helping to make the festival a success."

The Genting International Magic Festival 2007 is proudly presented by DiGi with the support of Official Sponsor – Nasa & Stopoil, Official Car – Proton, Official TV Station – NTV7 and Official Loyalty Card – Worldcard.

Be on a look out for exciting ticket offers and packages nearing to the date. Check out or call 03 2718 1118 for details and purchases.

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