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  • Jugglers at Cirque de Demain 2017

    Feb 08, 2017 No Comments

    Cirque de Demain is the large circus festival in Paris for young, high level circus professionals. Read on about my review of the various juggling acts and other standouts. You can also read my previous review of this festival in 2016 here. This year, 24 circus acts were selected to perform at Dema...

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  • The Paramount Theatre – Citizens of Cedar Rapids save their city from The Great Flood of 2016

    Jan 31, 2017 No Comments

    If you read our article last month about the spectacular Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids and how it was given a new life after the historic Great Flood of 2008, you already know how much the people of Cedar Rapids love the theater and the superhuman effort they made to restore it after an almost c...

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  • 2017 IJA Festival in Cedar Rapids

    Jan 01, 2017 No Comments

    When you arrive in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in July for our historic 70th Annual IJA Festival, you will find a sparkling-clean, mid-sized, friendly, safe and welcoming Midwestern US city. The City of Five Seasons straddles the Cedar River, along the banks of which Cedar Rapids was founded as a trading, me...

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  • IJA FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS – Who Are Those People Helping Every Year at the IJA Fest?

    Jul 11, 2016 No Comments

    As I prepare to attend yet another IJA Festival / Convention at the end of the month, I think it’s appropriate to think about those wonderful people who make such an event run smoothly.  The IJA Festival is a carefully planned and executed week, much more so than most similar get-togeth...

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  • A Message from the Chairman, June 2016

    Jun 27, 2016 No Comments

    Our annual festival is just one month away! Just a reminder that advance registration closes on June 30th. Don’t miss out on the chance to see the stage championships with: a record of over $35,000 total prize money on the line; the new and improved gauntlet obstacle course; free brunch all...

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  • A Message from the Chairman, February 2016

    Mar 03, 2016 No Comments

    BAM! BOOM! POW! Do you hear that? That’s the sound of our 2016 Festival planning kicking into high gear! BASH! Festival Director Jim Maxwell and company continue to work tirelessly on what will no doubt be a festival for the ages. Now, we are pleased to be able to make more and more news of ...

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  • Jugglers at Cirque de Demain 2016 – Review

    Feb 04, 2016 No Comments

    The 37th Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain was very interesting for object manipulation! Besides diabolo and club-passing there were a few disciplines making their festival début: Kendama, levistick, and pendulum juggling all made an appearance on stage. On January 30th, 2016, I witnessed both t...

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  • 2013 IJA Festival Video Part Four: Renegade, Taste of Vaudeville, Cascade of Stars, and More!

    Nov 12, 2015 No Comments

    NOTE: This exclusive content is for IJA members only. If you're a member, Log In on the top to read the full article. If you're not a member, read about the benefits of IJA membership in the "Join the IJA" menu at the top of the page and register today! ———̵...

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  • Festival Review – Periplo 2015

    Jul 15, 2015 No Comments

    This June, the third edition of the Periplo International Circus Festival took place in Guadalajara, Mexico. Run by the same organizational committee as its predecessor, the Barullo Circus Festival, the Periplo Festival is an absolute triumph. The festival took place across two main venues – ...

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  • A Message from the Chairman, June, 2015

    Jul 12, 2015 No Comments

    Less than one month until the 2015 IJA Festival in Quebec City! If logistics is an issue for you, we have rideboards available on both our festival forum and on Facebook. The 2015 Festival Awesomeness Fund Committee has made their final selections! The funds will be allotted for the festival as foll...

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  • A Message from the Chairman, April, 2015

    May 05, 2015 No Comments

    With registration open, the excitement is really building for our festival! We have a few different things going on this year that I would like to draw attention to. This year we have a whopping four special workshops that attendees can sign up for: Constructing Creativity by Greg Kennedy; Contact S...

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  • Message from the Chairman, March, 2015

    Apr 05, 2015 No Comments

    Thing are heating up with our festival coming up in July! We have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that we have everything in order for festival registration, and it is now live! Not only that, but our new website is also officially up and running. This gives a much needed update to our...

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  • 2014 Stage Championships Preview

    Jul 09, 2014 No Comments

    In a few weeks, the 2014 IJA Stage Championships will take place at our annual festival. Here’s a preview of what to expect. IJA 2014 JUNIORS STAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS HOSTS Perfect Catch is the dynamic juggling team of Michael Karas and Jen Slaw. In 2011, Michael and Jen were excited to create a t...

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  • EJC 2014 Ireland – Land of Legends

    Jun 10, 2014 No Comments

    Ireland is know for many things – wonderful food, spectacular landscape, creamy pints of Guinness, and ancient legend. At this years European Juggling Convention you can experience the food and drink, the landscape, and most importantly – The Legend Stage. The EJC returns to Millstreet C...

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  • EJC 2014 Ireland tickets on sale now

    Apr 10, 2014 No Comments

    Pre-registration for EJC2014 is now officially open. The tickets are available in four phases, increasing in price until right before the convention itself. The first phase is the shortest one and the ticket prices are the best value so order your tickets today. During pre-registration you will als...

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  • You’re invited to EJC 2014 in Ireland

    Mar 12, 2014 No Comments

    Ladies and Gentlemen, you are cordially invited to Ireland for the 37th European Juggling Convention which we will host in Millstreet, Co. Cork from the 19th to the 27th of July, 2014. Please feel free to share this invitation with your friends and family, and we do hope can welcome you and your fri...

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  • 2014 IJA Festival

    Feb 09, 2014 No Comments

    Join us, July 28 – August 3, at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and get ready for a phenomenal week! As Early Bird festival registration rapidly approaches, we are excited to fill you in with details about the highly anticipated event. This yearʼs festival will be held on ...

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  • 2012 Festival Video Part 4: Individuals Competition

    Dec 10, 2013 No Comments

    NOTE: While most articles on eJuggle are free to the public, this exclusive content is for IJA members only. If you're a member, Log In on the top to read the full article. If you're not a member, read about the benefits of IJA membership in the "Join the IJA" menu at the top of ...

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