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Traditional street magic tricks with rope

Featuring in this video is a set of simple street magic from India. The tricks using ropes, performed by magician Rajkumar of New Delhi forms part of the traditional magic of India, which has inspired so many other magicians around the world.

Fast becoming a lost art, the traditional Indian magic earlier was performed not just for royal durbars; but also for the common man on the street. In India, magicians of this genre travel from one village to another to unravel their baggage of tricks.

MAZMA (Society for Uplifting Traditional Magic & Performing Arts) is a Delhi-based NGO working for the preservation of Magic and other traditional arts of India. For more details about MAZMA, visit

Enchanting Illusions: Traditional Magic of India is a DVD published by Invis Multimedia in association with UNESCO and Mazma. For more details on this product, visit