IInd soirÉe fantastique 05/04/2004
On may, 4th 2004, the second Soiree Fantastique by Trieste Magica
took place in the wonderful frame of the "S.Marco Cafe'".
The show was MCed by Julian who also performed some magical effects
to give time for changing the props on stage between the other
During the evening have been introduced to the audience some of the
activities of Trieste Magica among which we would like to remember
the Magic Academy, dedicated to all the people that is really willing
to learn this ancient art.
The hounour to break the ice was for Dave D. who bewildered the
audience with two card magic effects that ended with a chosen card
found underneath a table.
Next on stage was Step, with a seance where a spirit was evoked and helped finding a card that was hit with a vodoo rite.
Trieste Magica President, Ghibli, entertained with two of his
signature effects with audience partecipation: the egg bag, where a
chicken egg misteriously (and comically) appears and disappears, and
his famous coloured pom-poms.
Valerio divined some numbers and some cards mentally chosen by some
Next was Elanor, the only girl in the show, at her first time on
stage. During her effect a card was selected, torned and burned to
ashes (apart for a corner guarded by a spectator) and was magically
found restored (and fitting with the spectator's corner) inside an
almost infinite series of sealed coloured boxes.
The mental side of magic was again on stage with Alucard, who
incredibly previewed a sentence freely selected by a lady on a page
randomly chosen among some books available in the Cafe'.
The show ended with Nevio Martini's manipulation act, who delighed
the audience with his cards, rings, flying doves and burning candles.
At the end all the artists walked again on stage to receive a final
round of applause from all the people who really filled up all the