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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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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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Directorial Debut: A Theatre Production With Science and Magic

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Directorial Debut: A Theatre Production With Science and Magic

In the last 3 months, I was involved in a small theatre production with NTU's School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. 



I was engaged as a consultant and director for the play. The concept was "to make the freshmen feel inspired by science" and it should involve a wizard learning magic fueled by science.

Alexander Yuen Magic Director

Though conceptually simply, the process was not that simple. 

My role involved understanding what the various majors had to offer. For example, the physics department had an intriguing experiment where a barrel would roll up slope against gravity and the math department had a mind reading card trick based on math principles. I had to spend substantial periods of time conceptualizing a plot and resolution involving these experiments. 

NTU SPMS Theatre

Once I had the general concept in mind, I had to devise a larger plot that would string the whole show together. The plot was refined to : "Disdained Wizard from Hogwarts meets Wizards of SPMS" or simply "Sorcery versus Science".

Theatre Production with Magic

After crafting the script, my team and I did performance workshops and vocal training for the professors. 

At the end of the grueling 3 months, we finally made it and created a one of a kind production for the freshmen!

While the official video is not out yet, check out the rehearsal footage below!

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Alexander Y. is Asia’s Top iPad Magician, who has experience performing in several countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India! He is often sought after by clients who value the finer things in life.

Want to create and tell your corporate story in a fun way? Alexander will currate and direct the show for you! 

For any enquiries, do contact him at alexander@ipadmagician.org

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Doing Your Best as the Wedding Magician

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Doing Your Best as the Wedding Magician

"Alexander was really a wonderful surprise to many of my guests, who were expecting the standard dinner, speeches and videos at my wedding reception.

The smiles on their faces were priceless.

The excitement, wonder and amazement at his perfectly executed illusions were all that mattered at the end.

I would definitely recommend him to any one looking for something magical (no pun intended) to add to that special occasion.

He’s also a gem of a person, really going all out to make things seamless for the organiser.

Thanks Alex!"

Johsua & Yasha

27th August 2016

Pictures by: Othniel Liew

A special piece of magic for the couple

A special piece of magic for the couple

For anyone who has planned or be a part of a wedding, you would know how stressful it can be. So many decisions to be made and so much to be planned. While my role as a wedding magician is fairly compartmentalized, I do my best to ensure that my dealings with the couple remains as fuss free as possible. I want to ensure that they have a peace of mind when they book me, knowing that their guests will be immensely entertained and they can continue enjoying the rest of their special night.

Magician Wedding Singapore

My main responsibility as a wedding magician is just as important. I make sure that the guests are thoroughly entertained through the dinner, and I make sure my interactions with them brings out moments of joy and wonderment that adds to the atmosphere of the dinner.

Singapore Wedding Magician
Singapore Wedding Magician

Because of the nature of the wedding, the couple tends to miss some of the magic and I always make a point to perform something exclusively special for the couple. 

Weddings can be stressful to plan, but fret not, let the professionals worry about it for you.

;)

Signing off,
Alexander Yuen

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Want a fuss free entertainment for your wedding?

Contact me here (or alexander@metaillusions.com), I offer a 20 minute consultation for you and your partner so that you can be sure of a peace of mind when you book me.

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Interactive Roving iPad Magic

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Interactive Roving iPad Magic

iPad Roving Magic Promo by Alexander

If you have read our previous article on iPad Magic and Digital Illusions, titled "Evolution of an Artist", you would know that the genre of iPad Magic within Meta Illusions started first with Jonathan designing iPad apps for our Interactive Roving Magic. 

As we progressed we had more need for palour and stage effects in the iPad and they were mostly custom designed to our client's specification.

But that aside, today I want to share with you more information about our Interactive iPad Roving Magic. This is our 2nd most popular engagement next to the Standard Interactive Roving Magic. 

Why iPad Magic?

The unique feature about the iPad Roving Magic is that you can book me to interact and mingle with your guests. You are offering a unique form of entertainment that is hardly seen in the industry; your guests and clients will be impressed by the novelty and the strength of the inherent magic. The best part: How about adding your client's or company's logo into the iPad and using them as part of the magic, at no additional cost?

Complimentary Logo Customization

Up to a limited time, I am offering complimentary basic customization for all my iPad Roving Magic where I would add your company's logo into the iPad and use it do magic. This increases marketing visibility and identity!

Check out the promo above to get a feel of what it is like for your clients to be at the cutting edge of magic! I would love to discuss with you further on thoughts, ideas and proposals for your event and your client!


Signing off,

Alexander Y.

 

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Adult Parties

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Adult Parties

No no, not that kind of adult parties.


Most of the time when we think about parties, we are probably thinking about a children's birthday party or a drinking session in a club which you pass off as "party".

The truth be told, there are a lot of other parties adults throw for themselves, or for their partners. 

  1. Birthday Parties
  2. Anniversary Parties
  3. Themed Gathering
  4. Bachelorette's Night
  5. Bachelor's Night
  6. Company Appreciation
  7. Guests Appreciation
  8. Wine Tasting Parties
  9. I-Have-Too-Much-Money-And-I-Don't-Know-How-To-Spend-It Party

And these are just a small handful of them. In fact, I will be very unbashful about this and say that I have in fact done all these parties in the above list, though number 5 was ... kind of weird.

My point is, the way we celebrate our moments has changed. Its not just about the food and drinks. It is about the ambiance (choosing the best venue), the entertainment and even the music.

Whisky Magic

Recently, I was engaged by a couple from India who flew all the way to host their 40th Wedding Anniversary in the lavish W Hotel. They also flew their friends and families, it was amazing.

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A testament to my belief that magic isn't just for children, I did an picture prediction as part of my iPad Magic, and... who says adult can't have fun with magic. :P

It was really fun performing for the guests and VIPs from India. One thing I can be sure, magic does transcend culture.

Peace out!
Alexander Yuen

P.S, if you haven't done so, like my page on Facebook and follow me on instagram will ya!

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