Magicfest 2012 Programme Cover

Magicfest 2012 – a big success!

Delighted to say we had a fantastic 3rd MagicFest with over 5000 people coming to see shows all over Edinburgh. We were delighted to welcome Minister for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop MSP. As founder and Artistic Director of the Festival I’m so proud of what we’ve managed to accomplish. Scotland has a rich magic heritage and it’s wonderful to offer quality live magic shows all over the city so people can see friends and contemporaries from around the world.

The Great Lafayette Award (annual award for services to live performance magic) was give to Maestro Voronin, an iconic performer and one of the first magical performers to leave eastern Europe after the fall of communism and collaborate with western artists. As well as Voronin we were able to welcome artists from over 10 different countries to Edinburgh for a spectacular week.

Massive thanks to Don Jack of who designed our spectacular 2012 logo and image.

Magicfest Fiona Hyslop MSP