According to North India Times 250 magicians from across the country are meeting up in New Delhi to perform and participate in the International Merlin Awards night Thursday.
Union ministers Vayalar Ravi, K.V. Thomas and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be in attendance as the award show comes to India for the first time.
And why is the International Merlin Awards Show coming to New Delhi, you ask.
Because Inside Magic favorite Gopinath Muthukad of Kerala is the honoree.
Mr. Muthukad is slated to receive the International Magicians’ Society award for “taking traditional Indian magic to the world and campaigning for a better society with his art.”
The awards show will include a 45-minute show of “the best of Indian magic and illusion” starring Mhelly Bhumgara, Zenia, Samir Patel, Aanchal, Vikas Sharma and Ramayashree. Street performers and jugglers will be on hand to mingle with the audience and gatherers.
The awards ceremony will be hosted by “MAZMA-Society for Uplifting Traditional Magic and Performing Arts”.
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