Daily Updates of the Conference

Tomorrow we start the 8th European Magic History Conference in Vienna.
We try to inform you daily about the events and publish some pictures.

The conference takes place in the oldest hotel in vienna: Hotel Stefanie

Programm 22. august 2019:
At 2 pm three  excursions start:
* The graves of famous magicans on the legendary graveyard of Vienna (Zentralfriedhof)

* The workshop of Willi Seidl whos family produced metall products since generation for magicians. (already fully booked)

* The world largest museum of magic boxes 

In the evening we have dinner in the 12 Apostelkeller a very special restaurant which was built 1100 and where we eat 18 m below street level

Twelve Apostles cellar (Zwölf Apostelkeller)

Stay tuned for more informtion!!

Conference booklet published for download

Only few days left, and the 8th European Magic History Conference starts in Vienna.
(22th – 25th 2019).

We proudly publish the detailed conference program in a download link.

There are all very interesting topics and some you have never heard of.
One of them is the presentation of an Hofzinserpicture from painter aigner, which hanged in the Salon of Hofzinser and was lost for dekades. Now just weeks before our conference it appeared by magic and we are proud to present it at our meeting.

If you got curious and like to attend last minute to our meeting contact Magic Christian (magicchristian@chello.at). We have just very few tickets left.

Here is a link to our final program.
Program booklet

New Program Online

Garten fuer FacebookYou would not believe that we have already version 27 of the program for the 8th European Magic History Conference online !!!!
Magic Christian and his team is working very hard to present a very intresting and unique event for the participants of this conference.
He is still aranging very special side events and suprises. We are looking forward to see you in the magical town vienna!  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

Here is the latest program 😉
https://emhc2019.files.wordpress.com/2019/08/program-emhc-2019.pdf

Master Magician and Historian Ricky Jay died

One of the greatest  Magicians has died. As he was an author, collector and historian many of you have known him.

When not performing, Ricky Jay collects rare books and artifacts. He is the author of several books. His  clients are often within the stage, television, and film industries. He has worked with libraries and museums on their collections, including the Mulholland Library of Conjuring and the Allied Arts and the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City, California.

I very good article written 2013  by Mark Singer appeared in the magazine:
“The New Yorker” (Thank you Veronique Faber for the tipp)
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1993/04/05/secrets-of-the-magus?fbclid=IwAR3xSC_Y3ZuPT4x5LuAUFNDxyoLOPouQlmWbiakNvJZMXlj83PjYWF0oyz0