MANILA, Philippines – TV host-comedian Jeffrey Tam will attempt to continue his magical winning streak by competing at the 2012 FISM World Championship of Magic in Blackpool, England.
The "Umagang Kay Ganda" host will fly to London on July 5 for the competition, which will be held from July 9 to 14. Dubbed as the "Olympics" of magic, the FISM (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques or the International Federation of Magic Societies) World Championships of Magic is conducted every three years, and participated in by outstanding conjurers from all over the world.
The said bout will be the last one Jeff would join, his co-host, ABS-CBN reporter Alex Santos, pointed out, since the former had already competed and won in various international magic tournaments.
Jeff has been a fixture in the magic world for years now.Read more...
MANILA, Philippines –TV personality Jeffrey Tam has conquered the magician's world anew, winning top prize in the close-up magic category of the 2011 FISM Asian Magic Championship held Dec. 1 in Hong Kong.
Tam bested 19 countries in the prestigious competition, as reported on "Umagang Kay Ganda" on Dec. 6.
While he's apparently proud of his triumph at the FISM, which he described as the "Oscars" of magicians, Tam excitedly shared the victory with his fellow Pinoy conjurers, exclaiming on Twitter on Dec. 5, "MABUHAY ANG MAGIKERONG PILIPINO!!!!!!!"
He further declared, "JEFFREY TAM is the first filipino to win the gold for 2011 FISM ASIAN MAGIC CHAMPIONSHIPS!!"Read more...
MANILA, Philippines -- "Umagang Kay Ganda" co-host Jeffrey Tam will be competing at this year's FISM World Championship of Magic from July 9 to 14 in Blackpool, England.
Created in 1948, Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques or FISM is an international body that brings together the world's leading magic societies, including the Inner Magic Club of the Philippines, where Tam belongs.
As a magician, Tam already performed in France, Spain and Malaysia. He is also the first Filipino magician to have performed at the UK's only magic bar in Bristol, England.
Tam is also the first Filipino magician to be featured in Bristol's leading DVD magazine, Five on One.Read more...