FISM 2012

Provisional Programme of Events

9th - 14th July 2012, Blackpool, England

www.fismwcm2012.com

SUNDAY 8TH JULY

09.00 to 18.00 hrs Registration Desk opens.

MONDAY 9TH JULY
08.30 to 19.30 hrs Registration Desk opens.
09.00 to 17.30 hrs Dealers' Magic Fair opens.
10.00 to 16.00 hrs Vintage Poster Exhibition in the Link Room by Kenny Bowe.
11.00 to 12.30 hrs Opening Ceremony in the Opera House

12.30 to 13.30 hrs Lunch.
14.00 to 18.30 hrs Stage Competition Performance in the Opera House Nos. 1 to 20.
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Joshua Jay (USA).
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Matthew Johnson (Canada).
16.00 to 17.00 hrs Star Lecture by Boris Wild (France) in the Pavilion.
16.00 to 17.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Axel Hecklau (Germany).
18.00 to 19.00 hrs Dinner.

20.00 to 22.00 hrs The Late, Late Gala Show in the Opera House.
22.00 to 23.00 hrs Star Lecture by Henry Evans (Argentina) in the Pavilion.

Artistes appearing in the Opening Ceremony Show: Marc Oberon, Jupiter, Joseph Gabriel, Clive Webb and Danny. Musical Director Frank Wilson.

Artistes appearing in the Late, Late Gala Show: Junior Petrosyans, Soma, Tina Lenert, Compagnie Poc, Rafael, Katalin, Mike Caveney and Topas. Compere: Mike Caveney. Musical Director: Frank Wilson.

TUESDAY 10TH JULY
08.30 to 12.30 hrs Close-Up Competition Performance by Nos. 1 to 19 in Olympia.
08.30 to 19.00 hrs Registration Desk Opens.
09.00 to 17.30 hrs Dealers Magic Fair Opens.
09.30 to 10.30 hrs Star Lecture by Shoot Ogawa in the Pavilion.
10.00 to 11.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Chad Long (USA).
10.00 to 16.00 hrs Vintage Poster Exhibition in the Link Room by Kenny Bowe.
11.30 to 12.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Marc Oberon (UK).
12.00 to 13.30 hrs Close-Up Jury Meeting in the Princess Diana Suite.
12.30 to 13.30 hrs Lunch.

13.30 to 18.00 hrs Rehearsal for Close-Up Competitors Nos. 20 to 38 in Olympia.
14.00 to 18.30 hrs Stage Competition Performance Nos. 21 to 40 in the Opera House.
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Wayne Dobson - This Is Your Life, in the Pavilion, presented by Michael J. Fitch.
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Jon Archer (UK).
16.00 to 17.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Jay Scott Berry (USA).
18.00 to 19.00 hrs Dinner.

19.30 to 21.00 hrs International Close-Up Gala in Olympia (First Session).
19.30 to 20.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Matthew Dowden (UK).
21.30 to 23.00 hrs International Close-Up Gala in Olympia (second session)

Close Up Artistes: Matthew Johnson, Shoot Ogawa, Mark Mason, Michael Weber, Kozmo, Boris Wild, Marc Oberon, David Stone Compere: Greg Wilson.

WEDNESDAY 11TH JULY
08.30 to 12.30 hrs Close-Up Competition Performance Nos.20 to 38 in Olympia.
08.30 to 19.00 hrs Registration Desk Opens.
09.00 to 17.30 hrs Dealers' Magic Fair Opens.
10.00 to 11.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Michael Weber (USA).
10.00 to 11.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Jay Scott Berry (Australia).
10.00 to 16.00 hrs Vintage Poster Exhibition in the Link Room by Kenny Bowe.
11.30 to 12.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Eric Jones (USA).
11.30 to 12.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Mark Mason (USA).
12.30 to 13.30 hrs Lunch.
14.00 to 18.30 hrs Stage Competition Performance Nos.41 to 60 in the Opera House.
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Michael Ammar (USA).
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Boris Wild (France).
16.00 to 17.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Eberhard Riese and Topas (Germany).
16.00 to 17.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Kozmo (USA).
18.00 to 19.00 hrs Dinner.
19.30 to 21.30 hrs The Comedy Capers Gala Show. Compere: Stan Allen. Starring: Blub, Jon Archer, Clive Webb, Richard McDougall, Stan Allen, Great Nardini, Voronin, Amethyst.

THURSDAY 12TH JULY
08.30 to 17.30 hrs Registration Desk Opens.
08.30 to 13.00 hrs Close-Up Competition Performance Nos. 39 to 55 in Olympia.
09.00 to 17.00 hrs Dealers' Magic Fair Opens.
10.00 to 11.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Matthew Johnson (Canada).
10.00 to 16.00 hrs Vintage Poster Exhibition in the Link Room by Kenny Bowe.
10.00 to 11.30 hrs Magic Speed Dating in the Spanish Hall. Star dates are: Boris Wild, Shoot Ogawa, Mark Mason, Jay Scott Berry, Kozmo, Cameron Francis, Eric Jones, Joshua Jay, David Stone, Michael Ammar and Greg Wilson. All 11 stars will sit at different tables and 20 persons sit at each table. The persons can request help with a trick, ask personal questions, get the performer to show his favourite trick etc. After 10 minutes a bell will sound and every performer moves along one table. It should be fun!
11.30 to 12.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion Theatre by Marc Oberon (UK).
12.00 to 13.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Jon Archer (UK).
12.30 to 13.30 hrs Lunch.
13.00 to 13.30 hrs FISM Europe General Meeting in the Renaissance Room. All FISM Europe delegates are requested to attend.
14.00 to 18.30 hrs Stage Competition Performance Nos. 61 to 80 in the Opera House.
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion Theatre by Cameron Francis (USA).
14.00 to 15.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Sos and Victoria Petrosyan (Germany).
17.15 hrs Second Food Sitting assemble in the Floral Hall Foyer for the musical march to Blackpool Tower Circus. Dress: Smart.
17.30 hrs Arrive at the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom for a free drink.
18.00 to 19.50 hrs First performance in the Blackpool Tower Circus (Dress Smart Casual).
18.00 to 20.00 hrs Banquet First Sitting in the Winter Gardens. Dress: Smart - casual. Participate in the "food from many countries buffet" Use your "Diamond Jubilee" ticket to pick out the 6,500 genuine diamond.
20.15 hrs First Food Sitting assemble in the Floral Hall Foyer for the musical march to the Blackpool Tower Circus
20.30 hrs Arrive at the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom for a free drink.
20.30 to 22.30 hrs Banquet Second Sitting in Winter Gardens.
21.00 to 22.50 hrs Second Performance in the Tower Circus featuring performers from Cuba and the famous water finale.

FRIDAY 13TH JULY
08.30 to 17.30 hrs Registration Desk Opens.
09.00 to 17.30 hrs Dealers Magic Fair Opens.
10.00 to 11.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Henry Evans (Argentina).
10.00 to 11.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Joshua Jay.
10.00 to 16.00 hrs Vintage Poster Exhibition in the Link Room by Kenny Bowe.
11.30 to 12.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion by Axel Hecklau (Germany).
11.30 to 12.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by David Stone (France).
12.30 to 13.30 hrs Lunch.
14.00 to 18.30 hrs Stage Competition Performance Nos. 81 to 98 in the Opera House.
14.00 to 16.00 hrs The Master Class in the Spanish Hall Artistes: Jay Scot Berry, Eric Jones, Michael Ammar, Boris Wild, Shoot Ogawa, Mark Mason, Marc Oberon, Michael Weber.
14.30 to 15.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion Theatre by Kozmo.
16.00 to 17.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion Theatre by Chad Long (USA).
17.00 to 18.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Greg Wilson (USA).
18.00 to 19.00 hrs Dinner.
19.30 to 22.30 hrs International Gala Show in the Opera House, starring: Ernesto Planas, Han Seol Hui, Sos & Victoria Petrosyan, Mr. Blub Tapdance, Tony Chapek, Paul Zerdin, Rafael, Paolo Giua, Richard McDougall, Fackelli & Kil, Greg Frewin, Comperes: Clive Webb & Danny Adams, Musical Director Frank Wilson.
23.00 to 00.30 hrs Beat The Wand Competition in the Theatre Bar with Andrew James & Magic Sam.

SATURDAY 14TH JULY
08.30 to 17.30 hrs Registration Desk Opens.
08.30 to 17.30 hrs Dealers Magic Fair Opens.
09.30 to 10.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Michael Ammar (USA).
09.30 to 10.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion Theatre by Cameron Francis (USA).
10.00 to 14.00 hrs Vintage Poster Exhibition in the Link Room by Kenny Bowe.
11.00 to 12.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Michael Weber.
11.00 to 12.00 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion Theatre by Eric Jones (USA).
12.30 to 13.30 hrs Lunch.
14.00 to 16.00 hrs Final Stage & Close-Up Performance in the Opera House to decide the Grand Prix Winners: Close-Up: Finalist in Card Magic, Finalist in Micro Magic, Finalist in Parlour Magic. Stage Finalist in General Magic & Finalist in Illusions, Finalist in Manipulation, Finalist in Mental Magic, Finalist in Comedy Magic.
16.30 to 17.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Pavilion Theatre by Mark Mason (USA).
16.30 to 17.30 hrs Star Lecture in the Spanish Hall by Shoot Ogawa.
18.00 to 19.00 hrs Dinner.
19.30 to 20.30 hrs Awarding of the Prizes in the Opera House.
20.30 to 21.30 hrs Closing Ceremony with Victor Michael and the Dolphin Dancers.
22.00 hrs Farewell Party in the Spanish Hall with Jay Scott Berry, Greg Wilson, Karl K.

 

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