Category Archives: Our Travels

Official Launch – Magicians Without Borders Costa Rica

On May 17th 2018, we did our first official launch for an education program in a Latin american country. It was to conmemorate our legal status in Costa Rica, from now own the foundation: Magos Sin Fronteras Costa Rica is now open for social change in the country! Plus we launch a website: We did the launch on the traditional cinema called Cine Magaly, in a VIP movie room for 70 people. In the audience we invited several potential allies and sponsors. All of this was mainly put together by Diego Vargas, our country director in Costa Rica, who …
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Our trip to Costa Rica

Two months after our trip ended, we wanted to share with you our experience hosting the Yale Magic Society in Costa Rica. We had a blast in touring the country and doing magic in far away places, from Monteverde to Playa Sámara, in and around San José, including a Youth penitentiary center. All this was posible thanks to the Magicians Without Borders Costa Rica Team specially Diego Vargas to whom we cannot be more appreciative of all the hard work he put into making this a reality. Also to Alex Posner from Yale and of course to Tom. Thank you! All the hard …
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We travel to Costa Rica

We are planning a trip to visit our magic club in Costa Rica, this time with our volunteer program we are traveling with 8 US magicians from the Yale magic society to Educate, Entertain and Empower our magic club in Tirrases, a slum outside San José in Costa Rica. This is our second international volunteer program trip, the first was to india, we are sure that this social trip is a growing experience for our volunteers and a once in a lifetime experience for our students in our different programs, having a foreigner visit and interact and learn from them …
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Greetings and Warm Regards!

Greetings and Warm Regards! We are coming to the end of another wonder-full year filled with spreading magic and hope around the world and here at home. Fifteen years ago we were inspired to use “magic to entertain, educate and empower many of the most forgotten children in the world.” We have been able to do this all these years because of support from folks like you. Thank you so much for your generous and continued support. We absolutely could not do this wonderful work without you. Thank you!!! In addition to our on-going work around the world in India, …
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Magicians Without Borders Live from NYC!

We just got back from one of our biggest adventures yet! We had the opportunity to take 6 kids from the Colombian program to New York! We had a blast! We went sight seeing, and did 2 performances, one at the international conference Performing The World. And another one in the P.I.T. thanks to the support from Vanishing INC the company of the magicians Joshua Jay and Andi Gladwin with all the support and diligence of Eli Bosnick. The kids also got invited to one of the most famous magic stores in the world, Tannen’s Magic Store in NYC where …
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Kids of Magicians Without Borders in Tannen's magic in New york city

Our kids visit New York City!

Hello! We are very pleased to tell you that we are arranging the final details for the kids from our Colombian Program who have been invited to the international conference: Performing The World that takes place in NYC from the 23rd of September to the 25th. We are doing the last of our foundrasing efforts, please visit to learn more or you can visit our donations page. Meet the kids that are going on this trip:

Our central american roadtrip

In July of 2016, Carlos López our LATAM director, went on a four country road trip telling our story all over central américa. Hired by Glasswing International and USAID his non profit The League of Smiles lead a youth forum for 600+ young people in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. On the first forum, in El Salvador, Carlos had the opportunity to meet with Maricela and Alexis from our magic club, and they got a change to perform in the forum in front of more than 200 of their peers. We got a lot of coverage in local news. And even …
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Our recent trip to El Salvador

This trip was AMAZING, to say the least! In just 5 days we did a bunch of stuff: 6 presentations at public schools. 1 public presentation at a shopping mall with the students of the program! We held 3 magic classes. Visited another social project: VasilARTE. Introduced our new member Diego Vargas who will lead a new magic club Costa Rica! Got our story printed in one of the major news papers of El Salvador. Got to meet some of El Salvador’s top magicians! This trip was a, as Tom Verner put it: … historic trip for MWB and for …
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Our little magicians in company of the top Salvadorean magicians

Happy 2016

A great year! Looking back at all we did in 2015, we are full of gratitud. Many thanks to all of our sponsors, donors, magicians, friends and every-other person we shared something in this wonderful year. Here we want to give you a little summary of what we lived in the past year. El Salvador Project As a very short summary, in our El Salvador Project, we want to highlight the work of Maricela and Peter, two magicians that after going through our program, graduated from culinary school and now are training a second generation of magicians in El Salvador so that …
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Magic and Hope are alive in El Salvador

In 2005, we met Maricela Medina and Peter Rodriguez in Santa Ana, El Salvador. We were collaborating with Asaprosar, an organization that works with very poor children who live and work in the market place and the garbage dump. We were training these children to become magicians and Maricela and Peter were exceptional magic students; enthusiastic and talented. Together with Asaprosar and our Scholarship Fund they finished high school and went on to graduate from the best Culinary School in El Salvador. They are working as cooks and still performing as magicians. In the spring of 2015 they wrote us and said, …
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