Monday 24 November 2008
Five-day Magic Festival at Guruvayur
Guruvayur: Famous by virtue of the Lord Krishna’s temple, this town would become a stage for magic from 6th to 10th of December. Municipal town hall will be the venue for this five-day magic festival held by the Magic Academy for generating funds for building a centre for the traditional street magicians of the country. ‘Muthukad’s World of Magic’ the latest edition of Gopinath Muthukad’s illusion show at 6.30p.m. on everyday, is going to be the major attraction of the event.
The event will have two major objectives attached: one, the philanthropic cause of salvaging traditional street magicians who are on the verge of extinction and two, to popularize the art of magic. Mr. Muthukad’s service will be totally free so as to enable the Academy to accumulate maximum income out of the programme.
A Welcome Committee with M.L.A., K.V. Abdul Khader Municipal Chairman, M. Krishnadas and Crime Branch Dy. S.P., K.B. Suresh as patrons have been constituded for the programme.