Friday, 23 May, 2008
Bring the science and art of magic to the people: Binoy Viswam
Reverent gesture: Minister, Binoy Viswam greeting senior magician Great K. Lal at the gala venue, on the second day of Vismayam 2008.
Thiruvananthapuram: The Minister of Forests, Binoy Viswam has called for bringing the art and science of magic to the people. “Unless institutions like the Magic Academy were there, propagators of superstitions would have made the art of magic ugly in our soceity”, the Minister said.
K. Lal graces the event
Doyen of magic from Gujarat, Great K. Lal was the chief guest. Mr. Lal was of profound appreciation for the magical endeavours of the Academy’s Executive Director, Gopinath Muthukad. He was luxurious in praising the national integration endeavour undertaken by Mr. Muthukad. Following the speeches, the venue was taken over by global magic stars, Jorge Blass (Spain), Mirko (Argentina) and Fukai disciples, Hikari Furuyama and Shinichiro Ito (Japan).