German-French team to teach magic [Archives:2005/875/Local News]

September 8 2005

SANA'A- Sept. 3- Six German and French magicians are to arrive in Sana”a this week to teach a group of Yemeni students the art of magic, or street craft.

The visiting team is expected to teach the students how to juggle, eat fire, become magicians and performers of the entertaining arts. The course will last for 3 months.

The group is expected to stage a parade starting from the 19th of September, in addition to joint dance in al-Tahrir Square the second day. On the 24th of September, the introduced activities will shift to the city of Aden.

It is noteworthy the street art which includes elements of circus, theater and music has a long history in Europe and has grown to the form of contemporary art. This kind of art can be performed in streets and is a fusion of both theatre and magic.