Oberon wins coveted close-up magic award

Rebecca Herbert
,

British magician Marc Oberon has been awarded the winners trophy in a prestigious international magic competition.

He was voted the champion by 2,000 magicians in the close-up category, which was the climax of the week-long convention, organised by the International Brotherhood of Magicians and Society of American Magicians in Kentucky.

Oberon, who won the category for a trick in which he turned items to gold, said: “It is an achievement that I am extremely proud of and one of the highlights of my career.”

President of the UK Magic Circle Alan Shaxon added: “Marc was in brilliant form and we were all thrilled at his success in such a high calibre event.”

Oberon has previously won the European Close-Up Championships, the Macmillan International Award and British Ring of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Search more roles
Contact News Desk

Contact the news desk
Stories, corrections and responses only please.
Please note, this is not for comments.

Purpose of message *
Your Name *
Your Email *
Telephone
Your message *
Alternatively, call 020 7403 1818,
select option 2 (editorial) followed by option 1 (news desk).

Also in News

Homepage-takeover-awards2