Master Illusionist John Taylor has been selected as Oceania’s representative at FISM in 2018. John will be the first Australian in history to compete in the category Grand Illusions, and will perform some of his own original creations.
Every three years FISM stages The World Championships of Magic and 150 magicians compete from dozens of different countries around the world. Australia has rarely sent representatives but, when it has, they have done exceptionally well.
2012 – Blackpool – ‘Most Original Close Up Act’
2009 – Beijing – ‘Equal Third Close Up’
1994 – Yokohama – ‘Second Place Close Up’
1991 – Lausanne – ‘Special Prize of the Jury’
1985 – Madrid – ‘First Place Comedy’
1958 – Vienna – ‘First Place Manipulation’
In 2018 FISM will be held in Busan, South Korea, and we wish John all the very best.
Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!
Oi! Oi! Oi!