9.3.2017. Secret filming for international tv-project in Lapland.
3.3.2017. Charity Dinner Gala by Bretelle.
26.2.2017. One of the top events of the year and public shows. Alexander Stubb, Jutta Gustafsberg take care of the speeches but I'm going to rock the house with Pete Parkkonen.
29.1.2017. Unbelievable! Today Finnish oldest and very respected magic society Finnish Magic Circle awarded me with this Master Magician Emeritus Reijo Salminen Trophy Award. The main reasoning for the awards was winning Evento Awards - Best performer of the year award last year. This was my seond year in row winning the award.
1.12.2016. Shopping Centre Lauttis VIP Opening Party yesterday. Interviewed by Mikko Leppilampi.
28.11.2016. In last issue of the Evento Magazine I told what I think was my secret for winning the Evento Awards and nominated as a best performer / artist of the year.
26.11.2016. Yesterday's show from the view of a audio technician.
1.11.2016. Today I was interviewed by Terhinaattori for Estonian radio. Also read my favourite places in Estonia:
15.10.2016. Gala show for 500 entrepreneurs in Sibeliustalo Lahti.
Kuvat: Tarmo Valmela / PhotoDance Valmela
16.8.2016. Really?! Are you serious?! Is this real magic? Well, you can decide. ;)
Kuva: Nikita Tikka Photography
12.8.2016. Illusions, magic and mystery. Iso Omena Grand Opening today!
9.6.2016. The grand opening of Hilton Tallinn Park & Olympic Casino - Magic for VIP guests.
11.6.2016. Thank you Rock Up Production for the fantastic festival. You rock!
30.5.2016. Today I had a great opportunity to film some special magic with this fun team.
13.5.2016. Thank you speech after nominated for the best performer / artist of the year. My speech starts from 2:57.
2.5.2016. Evento Awards 2016 winner in the best performer / artist category. Wow! I can't believe this. This is just an honor. Thank you so much!
21.1.2016. There must be some magic inside the SnowCastle of Kemi. #vaikutuhetkessä
17.3.2016. Ylä-Kainuu newspaper 15.3.2016 - As a nominee for the best performer / artist of the year.
11.3.2016. As a nominee for the best performer / artist of the year in the Evento Awards competition!
March 7th 2016. The best acts in the Finnish event business have been sought after for the past autumn in the Evento Awards Competition contrived by Evento Magazine. It felt incredible to be nominated and make it to the final three in the performer/artist category. I am awfully grateful for the nomination, all the hard work during the past years is now rewarded. The Evento Awards Competition culminates in the Awards Ceremony in Helsinki on the 27th of April. It is the 10th year of my professional career so it would be amazing to take the trophy home!
March 4th 2016. The Night of Wonders at the Kulosaari Casino. Close up magic and illusions along with the StepUp Dancers.
February 16th. 2016 The first ever patrons' night at RAY's Feel Vegas Club and I had the honor of hosting the event.
February 10th 2016. The winners' gala at Casino Helsinki.
Photos: Wilma Hurskainen
February 3rd 2016. A fine article about my performance at Abu Dhabi was published in the first issue of Evento Magazine.
January 29th 2016. Great wonders right in front of our eyes – The Vihti News
January 21st 2016. The opening of iTapsa for invited guests in Tallinn.
Photos: Magnus Heinmets
January 24th 2016. The oldest and the most prestigious Magicians' Society in Finland, Taikapiiri ry, bestowed an award upon me carrying the name of the Emeritus Master Magician Reijo Salminen for last year's laudable work. Thank you to all my colleagues for this recognition, I greatly appreciate this award.
December 15th 2015. In Christmas spirits at the Finnish Taikapiiri ry's Christmas lunch with the legendary magician Solmu Mäkelä.
November 25th 2015. A Magical night (Show and Dinner) in Tallinn at the Maikrahv restaurant.
November 4th 2015. A performance at the Welcome Dinner and Gala Dinner for an international business conference in Abu Dhabi.
October 7th 2015. If you also see these clothes on the street, you will know that you are a part of magic. #vaikutuhetkessa
October 3rd 2015. A gala show at the National Entrepreneurs' Meeting in Vuokatti.
Photo: Heimo Turunen
July 8th 2015. Greetings from the Magicians' World Conference at Rimini, Italy! The English Paul Daniels is the first magician I remember having seen on TV back in the 80's. He sparked the love of magic in me when I was only five years old. Paul, now seventy-seven years old, is still an amazing showman. His achievements are to be aspired to!
July 1st 2015. In the latest issue of Deluxe Magazine I was stylishly portraided for whole three pages. The article in its entirety can be read here, on pages 44-45.
June 27th 2015. A private festival in Kiminki. At backstage with Sonata Arctica after our shows. Other artists included e.g. Janna and Pandora.
April 26th 2015. Three private indoor ice rink shows at Saimaa during just one week. I was the master of ceremonies and performed illusion shows and close up magic among the audience. This time around my responsibilities as a performer were bigger than ever before and the outcome was a great success!
October 25th 2014. Infra ry's 60th union banquet.
Photo: Pasi Salminen
October 22th 2014. The premiere of the new illusion show was experienced on 17 November at a big business event at Superpark Arena in Oulu. The intense show featured a dancer from the StepUp Dancers. The choreography was by Peter Pihlström. This great experience is now available as a highlight for business events!
October 7th 2014. On 9.-10.10.2014 I am performing at the stand of advertising agency Semio who is sponsoring the biggest business event of the year! (http://www.semio.fi/) One of the most anticipated speakers at this event is none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger! Nordic Business Forum on 9.-10.10.2014. http://www.nbforum.com/
September 10th 2014. The early fall has been extremely busy and Christmas party acts are requested on a daily basis.
My recommendations for the evening menu for Christmas parties is the following:
For early evening my incredible and amusing close-up magic show to be enjoyed together with dinner. Suitable length for the act varies from 30 minutes to two hours (depending on the amount of people).
When is a good time to start performing? Here you should trust the professional. Some people eat faster than others, thus the show starts when the fastest are already having their second round of mulled wine (glögi) while the others are still finishing their hors d'oeuvres.
Along with close-up magic I recommend a bigger stage show that functions as a closing act for the evening. This fall’s hottest new act is the illusion show that combines dancing with incredible magic in a spectacular way. The show features a StepUp dancer. The show’s duration is two minutes.
The Close-Up and Illusion shows are also available as separate acts to highlight your Christmas party. Be sure to book yours now!
September 8th 2014. The KHL-season for Jokerit started in a big way at Hartwall Arena on 4.9.2014. I got the honor to be part of the opening show, when the card act, which I designed, and that was shot in the summer was now showed for the first time on big screen along with a chic video. I wish the team a lot of success!
August 11th 2014. Miljoona Rock –concert was held in Tuuri on 9 August 2014. I was at this event as an entertainer for the VIP area. This year’s line-up included Eppu Normaali, The 69 Eyes, Popeda, and HIM.
June 26th 2014. The opening of the renewed Hotel Bridget Inn in Naantali. Jethro and I made sure the customers enjoyed themselves and had a good time!
May 15th 2014. The opening of the shopping centre Road House for invited guests at Powerpark.
March 19th 2014. The housewarming of TE-Services, Keuke and Uusyrityskeskus.
January 17th 2014. Horse race gala. To name a few, my illusions at the gala included making Joanna Kuvaja appear out of thin air and entertaining the vice-chairman of the European Parliament Anneli Jäätteenmäki with close up magic.
Photo: Marika Kiviharju