Juggler's World: Vol. 42, No. 4


Festival Schedule

February 22-24, 1991
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Jugglers of Ann Arbor welcome friends to another Midwinter Juggling Arts Festival. Friday and Saturday at the University of Michigan Student Union, and Sunday at the Hidden Valley Club House. Contact Paul Kyprie; 650 Hidden Valley, Apt. 315; Ann Arbor MI 48104. Call 313/994-0368.

March 8-14, 1991
Gold Coast, Australia
The First Australian Juggling Convention will be centered in and around the Gold Coast Arts Centre in Surfers Paradise near Brisbane. It will feature workshops, games, competitions, public show, parade and open air fire show. Accommodations are available in the Arts Centre starting at $15 per day for backpackers. Registration for the whole festival is $75, not including meals and accommodations. Only 150 participants can be accommodated, so register early. Contact Kym Olsen; 10 Scott Grove; Glen Iris; VIC 3146; Australia; (03) 885-8839.

March 22-24 (TENTATIVE)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
The UNC and Duke Juggling clubs are cosponsoring a spring festival. For more information, contact Becky Hunter at 118 Friar Lane; Carrboro NC 27510. Call 919/942-9584.

April 12-13, 1991
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The annual Winnipeg Juggling Festival will feature as special guests this year Mike Vondruska and Ken Schultz. The festival will be held at Kildonan East High School, 845 Concordia Rd., and registration is $12. Contact Perry Rubenfeld; 474 Enniskillen Ave.; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Canada R2V0J4. Call 204/586-5785 (h).

April 12-14
Columbia, Missouri
The Y's Jugglers will hold their 11th annual "Jugglefest '91" at the University of Missouri. As always, there is no registration fee, and activities will include workshops, a free public stage show, parade, picnic, prize raffles, parties and open juggling. Contact Y's Jugglers; c/o University YMCA; A022 Brady Commons; Columbia MO 65211; 314/882-1550.

April 19-21, 1991
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Jugglers Anonymous will host the 11th annual Sir Isaac Newton Memorial Juggling Festival in Franke Park Pavilion #1, by the zoo. It's a closed, heated pavilion with a 12-foot ceiling and room for unicycling. Hours are Friday 11-11; Saturday 8 a.m.-11 p.m and Sunday 9-5. Call 219/426-1655 or write Jugglers Anonymous at 1655 Wells; Fort Wayne, IN 46808-3281.

June 24-28
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Movement Theatre International presents the 10th anniversary festival June 24-28 as an international clown-theatre congress. Activities include master classes (June 17-22 and July 1-12) and performances by more than two dozen individuals and groups from around the world during the congress. Keynote speaker will be Judy Finelli, artistic director of the Pickle Family Circus. Those interested in attending or in showcasing their work should contact MTI; 3700 Chestnut St.; Philadelphia PA 19104; 215/382-0600.

August 17-18, 1991
Benton, Pennsylvania
The Red Rock Jugglefest will be at the Red Rock campground in the mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. (Located at the intersection of highways 487 and 118, between Wilkes Barre and Williamsport.) Cottages, tents and campers permitted, with discount rates for IJA members. There will be open juggling and games, as well as fishing, swimming and hiking. For more information, contact Tony Maurer; Box 285; RD 2; Benton PA 17814; 717/925-6581.

August 28 - September 1, 1991
Verona, Italy
The 14th European Juggling Convention will be in the homeland of Enrico Rastelli. Organizers Jules Howarth and Doug Orton promise more details later.

September 8-15, 1991
Tbilisi, Georgia, USSR
The first juggling festival in the Soviet Union will be held in Tbilisi, the capital of this Soviet republic bordering Turkey. Complete information is included in the News section of this issue. Contact Haggis McLeod, 2 St. Edmund's Cottages, Bove Town, Glastonbury; Somerset; England. Call England 0458-34484.

October 11-13, 1991
Lodi, California
The 1991 Lodi Juggling Festival will be in Micke Grove Parkland Zoo. For a flier, send SASE to Andrew Conway; 289 Surrey St.; San Francisco CA 94131-2930; 415/333-7576.

December 27-31, 1991 (Tentative)
The first Asian Circus and Juggling Festival will take place on the idyllic island of Gili Meno, just off the coast of Lombok. Gili Meno is surrounded with white beaches and coral reefs, a paradise for snorkeling and diving. Transport from Lombok will be provided. Accommodation for 150 jugglers will be in cabins, and there are several restaurants on the island. The final day will be spent in the city of Mataram on Lombok for a public show, parade and New Year's party. Contact Klaus & Zubadiah Ballier; J1.Pelikan 16; Mataram-Lombok-NTB; Indonesia; 0062-(0)364-23447.

More European Festivals
There are more than a dozen jugging festivals planned in Europe in the coming year. To receive a list, contact Bill Giduz, editor at Box 443, Davidson, NC 28036; (704)892-1296.

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