Category Archives: Our Travels

We are off to Ukraine

We are off to Ukraine, for the third time.
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Finishing up 2022…

And before we start gearing up for a magical 2023, we wanted to recap what was a fantastic year. Our education chapters in El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Colombia are still going strong with weekly classes, more local shows have ensued this year, and these shows have become a new source of income for our students; this is something that has us very happy. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Show de Magia/ Magia de cerca MSFCR (@magos_sin_fronteras_cr) View this post on Instagram A post shared by MSF SV🇸🇻 (@magossinfronteras_sv) View this post on Instagram A post …
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Magicians Without Borders Thanks you for 2022

Join our next magic service trip: Cape Town, South Africa

We are very exited to announce that right know we have opened the registration for our next magic service trip, which is going to take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from January 2nd to January 12th, 2020. UPDATE: The response has been very positive, we are SOLD OUT! You can still join the waiting list, if a spot opens up, we will let you know asap. After we let you kow you then must save your spot with a 200 USD service fee you will be redirected to finish your registration. If you have any questions please feel free …
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MWB Magic Service Trip Cape Town South Africa

Mention by Jen Kramer on Vanishing INC Podcast

We just listened to THIS AMAZING PODCAST episode of magician Jen Kramer done on the Vanishing Inc Podcast: The insider. Where she talks about a lot of things, how she got started, her time at Yale and how she ended up with her own headlining show at the Westgate in Las Vegas. We were very happy to hear our name in the podcast and how her collaboration with us in our volunteer trip to India had a big impact on her. Thanks for the mention Jen and keep up the amazing job!! If you wan to learn more about our …
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Jen Kramer performing in india with magicianswithoutborders

Our visit to the Border

Our founders Tom and Janet are in a trip down to El Paso-Juarez Border, doing some very needed shows for kids and families in the retention centers. We encourage you to donate so that we can keep up this important work, here are some of Tom words from the trip. Greetings from the El Paso-Juarez Border We have been performing for hundreds of migrants who are fleeing the murderous violence, political oppression and grinding poverty in Honduras,Guatemala and El Salvador. Two days ago, ICE released 400+ migrant asylum seekers onto the streets of El Paso with ankle bracelets and court dates …
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Volunteer trip to Colombia 2019

Earlier this year, in January (2nd to the 12th of 2019), we completed our third version of our new volunteer trips, this time to beautiful Colombia, South America. We had already traveled to India and Costa Rica. This trip was done with members of the Yale Magic Society. Colombia is a literal magical place full of hope now that a 50 year old civil conflict has come to an end. We traveled through 5 small towns in the Boyaca región (Villa de Leyva, Duitama, Mongui, Corrales and Nobsa) and ended our trip on a 6 day stay in Bogota the …
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Bringing a bit of love, laughter, magic and hope to the US-Mexico Border

           Janet/LaFleur and Tom recently returned from a two week trip to the El Paso-Juarez border. They did 25 magic performances in many places on both sides of the border:             +Detention Centers for children separated from their families; We worked for months to get into these SW Key centers, but we finally did and after our last show in one of the Detention Centers, the director, who organized our performances, wrote: “It was a joy to see how much the children enjoyed the magic, how they laughed with delight. They spoke about the show …
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Our Recent Trip to NYC

We recently came back from one of our most amazing trips to date. We went to New York, we did a fundraiser in a lovely art gallery, hosted by our friend Margot, where our guest of honor, Tamara from Colombia told us her testimony after going through our program, and now being a teacher for other young kids in the slums of Colombia, and how she is now paying for her universities studies thanks to what she has learned in our program: Magic + entrepreneurship. Here is a little video of our fundraiser evening: We were also part of Performing …
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Wizards of PRCH: Summer Update

This past June marked the completion of another excellent “Wizards of PRCH” workshop in New Haven. The Wizards of PRCH Project—a collaboration between the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health (PRCH), the Yale Magic Society, and Magicians Without Borders—brings together adults recovering from drug abuse and mental illness to study the art of magic and perform throughout the New Haven community. Now in its third year, the initiative aims to help participants develop self-confidence and public speaking skills, promote creativity and self-discipline, equip participants with a remunerative trade and entrepreneurial skills, and inspire hope that the seemingly impossible is …
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Need your support going back to NYC

Tamara one of our students in the Colombian project got invited back to be a speaker at Performing the World conference in NYC! We are joining all forces to make this trip a reality, so we are asking for your support on this Go Fund Me Page, you can see all the info there:

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