XAVIER TAPIAS

The power of my dreams

About


The beginnings

1958 - Born in Barcelona, (Catalonia - Spain)

 

1970 - Started magic at 12 through Karl Bucheli, the master owner of the emblematic shop "El Rey de la Magia".

 

1980 - Master's degree in psychology, computer programming languages and marketing Start working as a sales manager in a pasta food factory.

 

1981 - First visual act "Magic Bar" 1st prize Winner Festival CEDAM - Círculo Español de Artes Mágicas.

 

1983 - First prize winner in the National Magic Convention Sitges-83 with an act for children. Especial award for the most original and creative act.

 

1987 - Second prize in General Magic.  Oviedo-87.

Act based in the Dali's room "Mae West".

 

2000 -First prize Comedy Magic San Sebastián-2000

The success

2003 - Third Prize CMN - Baracaldo with the robot act. Standing ovation but judges divided...


2006 - Big success in FISM WCM Stockolm. Between the top 10... 

- Silver wand in Monte Carlo Magic Stars

- Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde TV France.


2007 - Mandrake dÓr a París.


2009 - Fourth in FISM WCM Beijing 


2010 - Daidogei World Cup - Japan

-Third Prize Shangai International Magic Festival

-Kleinest Fest - Hannover Best act (public award)


2011 - Winner in Spain with new act: The Boxes


2012 - Standing Ovation FISM WCM - Blackpool with the new act "The Boxes" 




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