I Performed for Japanese Super Stars without Knowing Who They are at the Red Bull Air Race's Sky Lounge

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I Performed for Japanese Super Stars without Knowing Who They are at the Red Bull Air Race's Sky Lounge

In the beginning of September, I was invited to Japan to perform at the Red Bull Air Race’s Sky Lounge. The Sky Lounge hosts dignitaries, the families of the pilots and Japanese superstars.

Red Bull Air Race Chiba

The Sky Lounge boasted a clear and direct view of the race itself. Guests were invited to the patio to view the race or come into the suite for refreshments and magic entertainment.

Alexander Yuen iPad Magic Japan

So I had the pleasure of performing to Glay and actor Yu Shirota. But embarrassingly, I did not know the scale of their popularity and performed for them as I would in any corporate event.

There was no gushing or fanboying, I performed for them straight on. It might seem kind of weird but I think that might have been a good approach. Their reactions were genuine, and they are there to relax. So they no longer feel the need to maintain a certain image.

And at the end of the performance, I was told by the organizers, “Oh did you know that was “so and so”?” I admitted that I did not to much surprise cos they are really big in Japan.

Check out their reactions in this video:

I love the Japanese hospitality and the enthusiasm of the audience. And I cannot wait to be back!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, is often invited internationally to perform. From places like Saudi Arabia, Japan, Egypt, India and Hong Kong. He is best suited for luxury type events as he blends in but stands out from the crowd with his magic

Want Alexander to create magical moment at your event? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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A Celebration of Super Powers

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A Celebration of Super Powers

In this Marvel filled age, it is easy to think of someone with super powers as extremely strong, fast and with godlike powers. However, I think Super Powers come from ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

  • A teacher who imparts knowledge so that his/her students become wiser, is a super power.

  • A simple act of making someone smile, with magic, is a super power.

  • A person who holds the lift for you, so that you won’t be late, is showing kindness, and that is a super power.

And the list goes on. If you look around you, you will be pleasantly surprised to see beautiful ordinary people, doing extraordinary things.

Some time ago, I was asked to perform for the Association of People with Special Need’s Charity Dinner. Seated amongst the guests is Senior Minister Sim Ann. This made me very nervous, but I was reminded by a team member that ministers are also ordinary people that does extraordinary things.

Alexander Yuen Magician

This show was a special one to me because in the crowd seated teachers and therapist who are there because they choose to make a difference in the student’s live. They have my full respect for taking on a tremendous task.

The show was very well received with much “wooo”s and “ahhh”s and spontaneous applause. And I truly enjoyed this show because deep in my heart I know I was making a difference to the audiences. See, super powers right?

iPad magician Asia iPad Best

I woke up the next day with a pleasant surprise with a comment from Senior Minister Sim Ann on my social media.

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“Hi Alexander thank you for the amazing performance! I thoroughly enjoyed it like everyone in the room!”

Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State


It really made my day and made me smile :)

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, whose biggest super power is the ability to eat 1 tub of Hagen Daz Ice Cream in one seating. His second biggest super power, is making someone smile with magic.

Want Alexander to create magical moment at your event? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Post-Show Thoughts on the iPad Theatre Show - "If You Can Imagine" at Esplanade

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Post-Show Thoughts on the iPad Theatre Show - "If You Can Imagine" at Esplanade

iPad Illusion Show Asia

It has been about 2 months since the end of my stint at Esplanade. The show “If You can Imagine” was a huge success. I got very good feedback from laymen, magicians and practitioners of the arts.

ipad illusionist alexander yuen asia

On my own level, it was a success for me because I finally partitioned a large portion of my time in creating this piece of work. It also brought magic closer to the domain of the arts.


Here is a segment of my show, hope you enjoy it!

There are several acts that I am keeping it private except to events organizers and clients to prevent any form of thievery of ideas. But if you are a potential client, drop me an email below! I will be happy to share my work!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. In his (little to negligible) free time, he enjoys films by Christopher Nolan, Spike Jones and Makoto Shinkai. The best feeling one can give is to give his/her audience the satisfaction of realization and everything is illuminated.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Alexander, Do You Have Magic that is more Rah-Rah?

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Alexander, Do You Have Magic that is more Rah-Rah?

Couple of days ago, I received an enquiry and was really excited to share my work with the Esplanade. But I was immediately shot down with a question:

“Can your magic be more rah-rah?”

If you know me as a person, you will know that by nature, I am not very excitable. I am enthusiastic about many thing but I hardly exclaim it in a frantic way.

I had to wrap my mind around what rah-rah meant, and then I realized that what they are looking for is not what I can or will offer.

At the end of the conversation I figured that the client was looking more for a Tron Dance type of performance as opposed to my style of magic.

And that is okay!

Tron Dance

Because ultimately, when a performer has found his/her own style and personality, it will guide your path. It is integral to say no to anything apart from that. I am very certain that while my style is suited for a more sophisticated and intellectual audience, it will not cater to a “Rah-Rah”/Mass Dance type of crowd.

And that is okay!

When you say yes to everything, it becomes harder and harder for brands to find a correct alignment and fit with you.

iPad Magician Luxury Brand Alexander Yuen

I am absolutely thankful that my style and character fits well with my clients. Thank you for letting me, be me.

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts.

What do you think about this article? Love it? Hate it? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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F&N Magnolia Taro iPad Magic

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F&N Magnolia Taro iPad Magic

It is super fun to create magic for brands. Some time back, I was involved in creating iPad Magic for F&N Magnolia’s Taro Milk. The idea was to incorporate street magic and iPad Magic.

iPad Magician Singapore

We hit the streets in Orchard Road and did several magic pieces for the passer-bys. We even manage to get a crowd for some of the acts.

Alexander Yuen iPad Magic

At the end of the project, we managed to get 132K Views and 126 Shares on Facebook! This is a huge success for the client and for myself :)

Try the milk! While stocks last!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. In his (little to negligible) free time, he enjoys films by Christopher Nolan, Spike Jones and Makoto Shinkai. The best feeling one can give is to give his/her audience the satisfaction of realization and everything is illuminated.

Got a product to launch? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Esplanade Presents: If You Can Imagine - iPad Theatrical Magic Show (10 Fun Facts)

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Esplanade Presents: If You Can Imagine - iPad Theatrical Magic Show (10 Fun Facts)

From “If You Can Imagine” - Miser’s Dream

From “If You Can Imagine” - Miser’s Dream

If You Can Imagine plays for its final 2 runs for Esplanade this coming Sunday (2nd June) at 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

The previous run last Sunday was received with fantastic reception from laypeople, magicians and people in the arts.

From “If You Can Imagine” - Starry Night

From “If You Can Imagine” - Starry Night

Here are 10 fun facts about the show:

  1. Total number of iPads used in this show is 5. Alexander owns 6 iPad Pros, 2 iPad Minis, 3 iPhones and 1 iPad Air.

  2. The concept of this show to Esplanade was shared in the early 2018, but because Flipside festival went for a revamp in 2018, they did not have any magic acts involved. The whole discussion from concept to reality took 1 year and 6 months.

  3. Alexander’s Virtual x Reality (2015) was his first magic performance under Esplanade’s programming. Thereafter, Flipside had magic consecutively from 2016 and 2017, and stopped in 2018. And Alexander’s If You Can Imagine and Elephant in the Room is the first magic performances after the refresh.

  4. In the act, “The Three Kingdoms”, Alexander uses 2 lighters for the same type of magic effect, one at the start where he was recounting on his lonely childhood and one at the finale of his performance where he found peace. This is a subtle addition to hint that though the magic was the same, the effect it had on him was different.

  5. In the original ending of “If You Can Imagine”, Alexander would sit on his chair, and die. But after much discussion, it was modified because it needed a “family-friendly” ending.

  6. The first version of the opening act, “Miser’s Dream”, debut in Saudi Arabia’s Cisco Connect Conference in 2016. Back then it only used 1 iPad. In this current rendition, it uses 4 iPads.

  7. In his closing piece, except for the psychologist, Alexander refers to his actual friends when he talks of a lawyer who wants to be a musician, a doctor that wants to be a painter and a psychologist who wants to just do magic. The psychologist is a subtle reference to himself.

  8. The inspiration for Alexander’s “Starry Night” is a subtle homage to Alexander’s favorite book, “The Little Prince”. He makes 3 subtle reference of it in that act. The first is where he used an imagery close to the The Little Prince’s Planet and the other 2 is for you to find out :)

  9. In totality, Alexander took 2 months of programming the 5 acts that involved the iPad. He then took another 1.5 months for rehearsals.

  10. In his 4th Act called “Society”, Alexander laments about Society telling him to “Stop living in his mom’s basement and doing magic” was an actual thing that was said to him on a dinner date who found out that he was doing magic for a living. Despite knowing that Alexander has a Master’s Degree from NUS, she decided to scoff at him for simply doing what he loves.

  11. (Bonus Fact) Alexander will have to change his 2nd Act “Cocktails of Imagination” to another act for this coming Sunday’s performance because of NEA regulations that does not allow him to distribute unsealed drinks. But he promises that another act of the same theme will be replacing it.

Alexander will play again this Sunday, 2nd June

Venue: Esplanade- Concourse

Time: 6.30pm and 7.30pm

Hope to see you there!


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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. In his (little to negligible) free time, he enjoys films by Christopher Nolan, Spike Jones and Makoto Shinkai. The best feeling one can give is to give his/her audience the satisfaction of realization and everything is illuminated.

Want more information about Esplanade' Presents’ performances? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Esplanade Presents: Elephant In The Room (Flipside 2019)

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Esplanade Presents: Elephant In The Room (Flipside 2019)

We just finished the first weekend of Flipside Festival in Esplanade and it was wonder!

Our Scratch Night performance called Elephant in the Room was well received by the lay audiences.

Here are screen grabs from that night:

Elephant in the Room Magic Show Anderson Chua
Alexander Yuen Anderson Chua Meta Illusions Flipside Festival

This show can be described as cerebral and gestalt. Because if you look at the individual pieces, it might not make a lot of sense. Only when the show is over, and on hindsight, the full picture forms.

We are playing again this Friday (31st May) at 9,45pm at the Annexe Studio. See you there!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. In his (little to negligible) free time, he enjoys films by Christopher Nolan, Spike Jones and Makoto Shinkai. The best feeling one can give is to give his/her audience the satisfaction of realization and everything is illuminated.

Want more information about Esplanade' Presents’ performances? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Singapore Magic in Art's Spotlight: 2 Shows by Esplanade Presents (Flipside Festival 2019) [Details here]

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Singapore Magic in Art's Spotlight: 2 Shows by Esplanade Presents (Flipside Festival 2019) [Details here]

If You Can Imagine by Alexander Yuen iPad Magic

It is not every day that magic gets feature in a prestigious Art venue like the Esplanade. Though I did a show a by the Esplanade Presents programme in 2015 (Virtual x Reality), it is truly a feat for us to do 2 shows under the Esplanade Presents feature! It was not easy to be able to convince Esplanade to feature magic.

As I have learnt they had many magicians apply for the same programme but most of them lack artistic rigor and look too similar to a dinner and dance programme.

My involvement in Arts Festivals and directing magic content allowed me to see magic in a different way. I see magic as a vehicle to move narratives and emotions. Moving beyond just entertainment, magic can truly mean more than just the giggles and laughs.

Elephant in The Room Alexander Yuen Anderson Chua Flipside Festival

The shows, If You Can Imagine and Elephant in the Room are distinct pieces of magic show. Though they are both directed by me, they both have qualities that capture the hearts and minds.

If You Can Imagine (26th May & 2nd June: 6.30pm | 7.30pm @ Concourse)

If You Can Imagine is one of the projects I have been working on for many years. It always starts off with a simple idea and then it grew to a 30 minute performance. This show uses multiple iPads for the magic and storytelling to move a narrative about imagination.

Conceptualizing the show took me about 3 months and the programming itself took me 4 months. This is quite a technology intensive show. And I can assure that if you have not seen multiple iPad Magic and story telling, this is one show you do not want to miss!

Here are the details in brief:

Esplanade Presents: If You Can Imagine

Venue: Esplanade’s Concourse

Date and Time: 26th May and 2nd June (6.30pm and 7.30pm)

Elephant in the Room (24th May & 31st May: 9.45pm @ Annexe Studios)

One of the best lessons when I was an undergraduate psychology student was learning about information processing and that once a person learns a valuable information, it can never be unseen.

This forms the backbone of Elephant in the Room

My objective with this show was to craft a performance that can be experienced before, during and after the show. Valuable bits of information, hidden in plain sight, are planted throughout the show. And when the finale comes, it comes as a satisfying revelation.

Together with Anderson, we crafted this show to have an intellectual slant to it. The show itself has a variety of unorthodox magic pieces and even a viewing gallery before the show begins (which is part of the show)

Come by and experience the Elephant in the Room for yourself!

Here are the details in brief:

Esplanade Presents: Elephant in the Room

Venue: Esplanade’s Annexe Studios (Next to Outdoor Theatre)

Date and Time: 24th and 31st May (9.45pm. Come by early at 9.15 onwards for seating!)

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I really hope to see you guys there for an amazing and artful experience. This will not be just “another magic show”, this will truly be an experience for you.

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. In his (little to negligible) free time, he enjoys films by Christopher Nolan, Spike Jones and Makoto Shinkai. The best feeling one can give is to give his/her audience the satisfaction of realization and everything is illuminated.

Want more information about Esplanade' Presents’ performances? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Directing the Directors: Training the Directors for Theatrical Illusion Show for 2000 pax

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Directing the Directors: Training the Directors for Theatrical Illusion Show for 2000 pax

Picture this: the commanding presence of a magician on stage, mesmerizing his audience with grace and aplomb. Just last month, Meta Illusions had the pleasure of empowering the L2 directors of UOB, to do just that.

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Welcome to the UOB GTO Dinner & Dance 2019, featuring the dazzling directors of UOB!

It’s one thing for a magician to craft a professional stage act for himself. It’s another to completely customize an entire show for a board of directors to perform, knowing full well that they wouldn’t have the prior experience either.

Of course, nothing is impossible here at Meta Illusions. With no time to lose, our team swiftly kick-started the creative process with the directors


Meta Illusions Director Show Magic Illusions

Together, Meta Illusions and UOB agreed on an exciting 4-act performance, one that would build up to a bold, dramatic finale.  But then next came the toughest bit: training. So over 4 intense 4 hour sessions, we worked closely with them, bringing them up to speed with the dos and don’ts of being a stage magician.

UOB Director Corporate Training


But it wasn’t all fun and games with this crash-course on magic! With our close guidance and supervision, the directors worked hard and gradually familiarised themselves with the props, motions and sequences designed for their upcoming show.

Corporate Training DnD Director Magic Show


As the saying goes, practice makes perfect, and magic is certainly no exception. With their dedication and our direction, these budding magicians learned the ropes and were able to pick up the subtleties fairly quickly. Diligently, they also learned from their mistakes and not before long, were confident and fully ready to take on their Dinner & Dance stage. 


Wefie of Performance Night

A performance is only as good as the amount of preparation poured into it. On the actual day, we promptly made our way to the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre to get started early with the background work.

Rehearsal for Dnd UOB

Lights, Camera, Action!

With Alexander Yuen coordinating the entire process, the team huddled together for a quick brief. Under a tight schedule leading up to the main event, we had mere hours to set the stage, lights and sounds, as well as run final rehearsals with the directors. The clock was ticking!

Meta Illusions Theater DnD Magic

The stage was the key platform for our budding magicians to shine that night, so it was only critical that we set it right early for the full performance. Liaising carefully with the lights team, we ensured that it would be precisely illuminated for a captivating night of magic! 

Magic Illusion Show Singapore

The team began arranging the various props, making sure that everything was aligned clearly and visibly for the night’s audience. This show was made for them after all!

Magic Illusion Show Corporate UOB

Here at Meta Illusions, it’s the small things that count. Attention to detail was absolutely crucial, so minor adjustments were constantly made until we could get all the perfect arrangements in order.

Meta Illusions Alexander Yuen Illusion Magic Show

With multiple props about to be cycled in and out of the 4-act show in a flash, we worked readily to ensure that they could transit smoothly and would function perfectly when it came down it.

Singapore Magician Corporate Illusions

With most of the work done we had one last piece to wrap it all up: the ultimate finale!

VIP Appearance Magic Show

and expertise, the team was able to improvise, rectifying the problems and adapting to an unfamiliar stage set promptly.

And finally, without further ado, the L2 directors took to the stage and dazzled the guests with their spectacular stage magic!

Finale Grand Magic Show Singapore

We dare say that the L2 directors knocked it out of the park with this one! A round of applause to them!

None of this could’ve been accomplished without the efforts of both Team Meta Illusions and UOB. Working closely with them was as fruitful as it was delightful, and we hope that everyone had an enjoyable night of magic at the Dinner & Dance!

Signing off,

Team Meta Illusions

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Article Written by Ryan Yeap, a junior associate magician of Meta Illusions. An excellent card magician and he is on his way to Cambridge to be a lawyer

For more information: info@metaillusions.com

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The Hottest Thing in Town: Shake Shack at Jewel Changi Airport

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The Hottest Thing in Town: Shake Shack at Jewel Changi Airport

I was invited to the house warming party for Shake Shack in the wildly hot space, Jewel at Changi Airport. First of all, Jewel itself, is very impressive. I was in awe just looking at how magnificent the waterfall is.

Jewel Changi Airport iPad Magic

Okay, back to the reason why I was in Shake Shack in the first place. I was asked to engage the guests at the house warming party who had their first hand try out of their burgers and shakes. It was wonderful!

Shake Shack Singapore iPad Magician

Just like how they created a bespoke Singaporean Pandan Shake, I too designed a bespoke piece of magic showcasing their journey from New York to Singapore.

See a snippet of that below:

It is always awesome to craft specialize content for my clients and I had a wonderful time performing for the guests. I too tried the burgers, it was delicious!

Alexander Yuen iPad Magic Shake Shack Launch

Thank you Shake Shack, you guys are awesome!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. One of his dreams is to eat as much burgers as he can but never get fat. Unfortunately, that requires real magic.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Singaporean iPad Magician Performing for Melbourne Victory Football Club

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Singaporean iPad Magician Performing for Melbourne Victory Football Club

One of the true joys of being a Singaporean performing internationally is that I am able to represent my country and showcase a slice of what Singaporeans can do. I was invited to Melbourne Victory Football Club (home of Keisuke Honda) to do a showcase of my magic at their business luncheon.

Melbourne Victory iPad Magic

It is really not often you get a true blue Singaporean specially invited to perform for a club like this. I was in fact very nervous when I received the confirmation.

Melbourne iPad Magician Mentalist

I took the time to prepare and crafted something unique for them. Above, you can see a picture of me with the President of the Club Anthony Di Pietro.

It is a joy and privilege to showcase a piece of Singapore in Melbourne. The great news also is that I got a second round of bookings in June. Will be back Melbourne!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. Though he did not get to meet Keisuke Honda, he was soaked in the love of MVFC.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Thailand Pattaya: iPad Magic for Mitsubishi Warriors!

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Thailand Pattaya: iPad Magic for Mitsubishi Warriors!

iPad Magic Asia Tour

The last leg of my iPad Magic Asia Tour brought me to Thailand, Pattaya where I got to perform for the agents of Mitsubishi India.

It was truly a delight to be flown to Thailand for my magic.

Alexander Yuen Bangkok iPad Magician

One of the amazing discoveries doing international performances is to find out that the different cultures react differently to magic. I was quick to adapt and that enabled me to successfully engage the audiences with my magic.

iPad Magician Asia Bangkok Alexander Y

It was a truly amazing night with great entertainment and magic! I thoroughly enjoyed myself and the stay at the wonderful resort too!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. Having a diverse international portfolio, Alexander is able to engage guests of all age and cultures

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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HSBC Women's Golf Championship: How I did not get to meet Michelle Wie

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HSBC Women's Golf Championship: How I did not get to meet Michelle Wie

HSBC Womens Golf iPad Magic

If you have been following the golf championships, you would know the name, Michelle Wie. She was the Champion in 2018.

I was booked for the gala reception before the matches for 2019, and I really wanted to meet her. In fact, for this event I created something special featuring Michelle Wie. See it on my Instagram here!

Though I did not get to meet her, it was a wonderful evening of sharing my magic with the wonderful golf enthusiast and golfers!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, he is the best choice for high end corporate event! His easy presence allow him to engage and enthrall your guests.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Singapore Tourism Board: Telling the Singapore Story in Australia (Singapore Social)

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Singapore Tourism Board: Telling the Singapore Story in Australia (Singapore Social)

One of the greatest project I undertook this year (though it is really early in the year), is with Singapore Tourism Board.

STB Singapore Alexander Yuen iPad Magic

The idea was to craft a routine with the iPad to curate and give a taste of what Singapore is to the Australians in Sydney and Melbourne.

There were a few things that was uniquely Singapore, the food, the night life and our outstanding cocktail bar scene.

I wrecked my brains and stretched my imagination to come out with a cogent story and routine with the iPad. I was delighted to be confirmed and given a chance to fly to Sydney and Melbourne for the first time (I know it is hard to believe that I have never step foot on Australian soil before!)

We traveled to a bar in Sydney located in the Shelbourne Hotel. It was a delight to see motifs of Singapore in a foreign place.

Passion Made Possible Australia

I engaged the guests who signed up for a cocktail and food pairing course by winner of Master Chef Australia Sashi Cheliah (who is a Singaporean based in Australia).

Master Chef Sashi iPad Magic

In the picture above, I do some magic with one of his creations, the spicy pork belly and the chili crab sliders.

Cocktail Magic Native iPad Magic Singapore

I also crafted a piece featuring cocktails from 2 of the World’s Best Bars which are located in Singapore, Native and Operation Dagger. It was a pleasure working with fellow craftsmen dedicated to their craft.

Amongst other things, I also did some of my iPad Magic to warm up the guests. It was a real treat for me to perform for the Australians who reacted wildly to the magic.

iPad Magic Australia

We then flew to Melbourne to perform at the Albion. This was where I got to meet Aussie footballer Danes Swan.

Danes Swan iPad Magic

He thoroughly enjoyed the magic, so much so that he posted a video of me performing my magic on his Instagram, getting raving comments of my wizardry!

The atmosphere in the Albion was more relaxed and less formal. The guests were ready to experience Singapore and have fun. I had so much fun sharing my magic with them!

iPad Magician The Albion

For a first timer in Australia, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Even more so when I get to share with the audiences a piece of Singapore. This made me feel proud as a true blue Singaporean. This is something that I will always cherish.

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts. Though it was his first time in Australia, he is already in love with their seafood and wine.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org




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Mind Tricks! Exploring the Realm of Mind Reading and Mentalism (Pan Pacific Hotel Group - Asia/ Singapore)

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Mind Tricks! Exploring the Realm of Mind Reading and Mentalism (Pan Pacific Hotel Group - Asia/ Singapore)

Some of you might know that I have a Master Degree in Psychology and have published a few papers in Psychology (Peer Reviewed) Journals as well.

I decided to make full use of this knowledge I have to develop a show based on psychology, body language and research.

Here is a snippet off a show:

During the Chinese New Year festivities, I was engaged by Pan Pacific Hotel Group to perform once again at their Chinese New Year luncheon. I was booked by them last year for my iPad Illusion Show and was delighted to be called back. Obviously, I had to present something different this time.

Mentalist Alexander Yuen Psychology

In this interactive show, I explain how to tell if a person is lying or telling the truth. I also create synchronicity between my participants and occasionally creating very humorous moments.

Mind Tricks Alexander Yuen

It was a fantastic show and I even got a message from the organizers that my show was the best part of the luncheon:

“Dear Alexander

 The pleasure was certainly ours !

 Yes indeed the clients and our team enjoyed your session best :)  you are amazing !

 Happy Chap Goh Meh and wishing you all the best in this New Year.”

 

It is truly a wonderful feeling to be able to combine what I have studied for a good 6 years into my craft!

Pictures by Shawn Quek (https://www.facebook.com/SQphotog/ )
Event by Heaven’s Gift (https://heavens-gift.com/ )

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Alexander Y. is has spent 6 years in the leading university of Singapore studying psychology. He has published 2 papers in Psychology Journals and have a Master Degree in Psychology. Though he is doing magic and mentalism, his depth in psychology has equipped him with the skills of being an amazing and entertaining mentalist.

For bookings and enquiries, contact him at alexander@metaillusions.com

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Grand Illusions and Luxury Brands for Chinese New Year Celebrations

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Grand Illusions and Luxury Brands for Chinese New Year Celebrations

One of the best things about performing magic is that I get to interact with brands that I truly love. Last year, I did an event for Dunhill, managed by Lux Asia and they have gotten me back this year for their own Chinese New Year Celebration

In order to create a luxurious feel for the magic, I decided to debut one of my latest illusions called “(Desires) From The Other Dimension”. This piece is a slow and romantic piece about the desire for connection in a strange world. It is great for an event where ambiance and theme is the focus, perfect for Lux Asia.

Enjoy!


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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is known for his storytelling and magic, allowing him to not just capture the eyes of the audience, but also their hearts.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Chopard: Happiness (An Act on Happiness Thru Magic)

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Chopard: Happiness (An Act on Happiness Thru Magic)

Immediately after my trip from Japan, I came back to Singapore to perform a customized performance on the theme Happiness.

This event was jointly organized by Cortina and Chopard, “The Pursuit of Happy-ness”. I was delighted (or should I say, happy) to be able to storyboard a performance like this for them. In my years as an undergraduate psychology student, I learnt many things about happiness in my positive psychology class. I had to justify my degree and this fell right into place for that!

I spoke about the Hedonistic Threadmill in which the pursuit of money in itself will lead to habituation and in fact, the lack of happiness. I exemplified this theme by performing a routine where I make money appear out of my iPad.

iPad Magician Chopard Asia


Then I also spoke about having close relationships and social support as fundamental to positive mental health.

As a finale, I summarized the points to consider when it comes to happiness by symbolizing happiness as a balloon on a string, I tore the pieces of the string up sharing that having just one component of happiness is not enough. I magically fused them into one string, and share that a wholesome approach is the best.

The Pursuit Of Happy-ness With Chopard And Cortina

I guess you can say that I had a great time, and it was truly, a happy ending!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He has a Master in Psychology but choose to do magic instead. It brings him joy, and happiness

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Hong Kong Innovation Festival: iPad Magic at InnoFiesta 2018

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Hong Kong Innovation Festival: iPad Magic at InnoFiesta 2018

When Technology combined with Magic and Innovation, you get an exciting experience of visually impactful, mind blowing entertainment!

For that reason, I was flown to Hong Kong to showcase my work specially for Hong Kong’s Innovation Festival called InnoFiesta. They wanted me to showcase my iPad Magic which they deemed to be a breakthrough in innovation and magic.

InnoFiesta 2019 iPad Magician Hong Kong

This festival was the first time I performed to a public crowd in Hong Kong. The previous engagements were solely for corporate and private events (see my launch for Ford in Hong Kong, FWD insurance Hong Kong and ALCO Launch Hong Kong).

Hong Kong iPad Magician

The crowd thoroughly enjoyed the magic. The organizers were very satisfied with my performance as they agreed that this was an innovative performance combining technology and magic!

iPad Magician Hong Kong Asia

Thank you Hong Kong! I would love to be back once again to share newer and more innovative iPad Magic!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is often sought after by clients who wants their brand stories to be told in a fun, engaging and memorable way. He constantly innovates by pushing the boundaries of technology and magic.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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iPad Magic Entertainment: ATAC (Australian Travel Agents Co-operative)

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iPad Magic Entertainment: ATAC (Australian Travel Agents Co-operative)

Some time back, I did a wonderful event for ATAC (Australian Travel Agents Co-operative). It was a dinner held in Gardens by the Bay and the restaurant housed the delightful travel agents from Australia.

For this engagement, I was asked to interact and engage the guests with my iPad Magic. They also wanted me to make a small gift appear at the end of the performance.

ATAC Singapore iPad Magician

I had so much fun bantering and interacting with the guests through my iPad Magic. It is a pleasure to be able to bring smiles and laughter to these guests from Australia.

iPad Magician Alexander Yuen Australia

Thank you very much for having me! It was a joy performing at this Australian Conference!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is often sought after by clients who wants their brand stories to be told in a fun, engaging and memorable way.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Truly Singaporean Brand: TWG's Anniversary Party

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Truly Singaporean Brand: TWG's Anniversary Party

I have always held TWG in high regards because they are the case study I would study in my Marketing 101 when I was an undergrad. A truly Singaporean brand, shining across the world, internationally. What a dream if I could one day be like them!

Back to the event, the event was held in Zouk, amd TWG had their extravagant anniversary party last week where I was invited to perform.

The guests consisted of theco-founders in TWG, Mr Taha Bouqdib, Ms Maranda Barnes and Mr Rith Aum-Stievenard. Also present was the CEO of OSIM Mr Ron Sim. It was a delight to be able to present my iPad Magic for them and their colleagues.

TWG Singapore Magician

At the end of the performance, Mr Taha Bouqdib came by to tell me that it was a great show and everyone loved it! It was a great moment to be affirmed by someone of such affluence.

Thereafter I unbashingly asked for a selfie with him which he happily obliged to.

TWG Taha Bouqdib iPad Magician

The night was made even greater when I left the club and bumped into Mr Ron Sim. He then also told me that he really enjoyed the show :)

Alexander Yuen iPad Magician TWG

It was a wonderful night to be able to perform my iPad Magic and soak in the presence of a great Singaporean success story!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has been invited performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India. He is often sought after by clients who wants their brand stories to be told in a fun, engaging and memorable way. He enjoys his tea every now and then with clotted cream and scones.

Got a story to tell? Contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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