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The Magic Memories (142)

Hello everyone!

Today’s topics are: Quick greetings from Magialdia; Great photo memory from the “Concilio de Dúrcal”.

These are The Magic Memories 142, gone online Sunday, September 17th, 2023, at 0:07h sharp.

All The Magic Memories from 2021, 2022, including the Magic Advent Calendar from 2020, can be found HERE.

Quick Greetings From Magialdia

As you are reading this I’m still in Spain, more precisely at the Magialdia convention in Vitoria.

Today, Sunday, is the last day of the three-week festival, and also marks the end of the convention which lasts four days, Thursday through Sunday.

The closing event is a big show that takes place in the historical plaza of Vitoria, a truly magnificent location.

Closing Show on Plaza España, Vitoria

More in a future The Magic Memories.

Memories of Sessions in the South of Spain

The photos below are courtesy Miguel Puga, aka Mago Migue.

I knew Migue as a very young and talented chap, always eager to learn and naturally ambitious.

Today, in his native Spain, he’s a star, organizer of magic conventions, author, etc. A good way to get to know him and his magic is through the video series Allegro by Luis de Matos. Or see here:, and to learn more about his convention see here (Instagram @magomigue).

The photos were taken when Juan Tamariz spent two summers at the home of Migue’s mother, in Dúrcal, near Granada (home of the famous Alhambra, worth traveling to), were week after week famous and not-yet-so-famous magic aficionados were invited to share jamón and magic and friendship, quite an extraordinary Trinity of Life 🙂

In the two photos below you can see Juan Tamariz, Rafael Benatar, Miguel Puga and myself “in action”.

RG, Rafael Benatar, Juan Tamariz, Mago Migue in Durcal, Spain
… in action

So, this was a short one, due to my absence, but I look forward to our next meeting on Sunday, September 24th, when I’ll have more to report from my travels and magical adventures.

Wish you all an excellent week!

Roberto Giobbi

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