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Connor J -

Hi everyone, new member here based in greater Chicagoland.

3-5 balls/clubs are my favorite to practice. Not a big siteswap or 360s guy, but I certainly can appreciate them.

Thanks for the add!

Cheers!

The Void - - Parent

Welcome aboard, Connor!

Connor J - - Parent

Thank you kindly!

7b_wizard - - Parent

Hi & welcome Connor J!
.. have you done or can you do 5b reverse for example, .. anything other than cascade?

Connor J - - Parent

Hello there, and thank you. Yes, I can run a reverse cascade with 5, along with half shower, shower, overheads, and Gattoplexes.

7b_wizard - - Parent

ah, nice, and coool :o)

Maria - - Parent

Welcome to the Edge!

Some day I will learn to juggle 5, too...
I juggle clubs most of the time, so that might be one of the reasons I haven't learned 5 yet. Other reasons would be that it is easier to learn new tricks with 3 or 4, and that passing always has higher priority than solo juggling.

Connor J - - Parent

Thank you kindly, Maria.

Mike Moore -

Overview European Juggling Props Manufacturers/Brands

This was posted on the juggling subreddit and I thought I'd ask the most European juggling forum I know if they had anything to add.
https://www.reddit.com/r/juggling/comments/mthr34/overview_european_juggling_props/

If you'd rather post here, I don't mind carrying your suggestions over.

Tufty - - Parent

No love for Henrys? https://www.henrys-online.de/en/local-store

There's also Unicycle, in France, https://www.unicycle.fr/home

Orinoco - - Parent

Henry's is top of the list!

Tufty - - Parent

Bugger me, right next to my reading glasses!

Little Paul - - Parent

I’m so glad PassePasse is not on the list, if it were me I’d keep it that way...

However, spotlight in Amsterdam should absolutely be on the list http://www.spotlightcircuslab.com as should firetoys https://www.firetoys.co.uk/

7b_wizard - - Parent

I'm not sure if there isn't one from the diabolist (with "diabolo" in its name)?

I'm also not sure if it helps, to drop this search for artistry gear https://metager.de/meta/meta.ger3?eingabe=artistikbedarf+zirkusshop here as many shops get their goods from a samr producer? Maybe flying over the results makes someone recall who knows better than me..

The Void -

There will be a Virtual Edition of Bungay Balls Up this May.

All details on https://jugglingedge.com/event.php?EventID=5447
See you there!
#BBU2021VE

Mike Moore - - Parent

Yahoo! I'll look forward to my first BBU!

The Void -

Ric Taylor.

I just heard the sad news that we lost Ric recently. You may have known him from the Manchester juggling scene. Nothing but good memories of him for me. Thanks for making me smile, Ric.
Vale.
https://tlmb.net/galleries/Manc2004Web/pages/page_8.html

Cedric Lackpot - - Parent

:-O

That's not fair. Miss you Ric.

Little Paul -

I’ve just watched this, and thought a couple of people here might enjoy it (and that a couple of other people might grumble that it’s “not juggling” - but we don’t listen to them...)

https://youtu.be/vNWWSf_NR4E

Tufty - - Parent

That's mesmerising.

The Void - - Parent

It's good, but it's no Alban Elved.

Orinoco - - Parent

*cough*

Daniel Simu - - Parent

Did anyone here follow the discussion regarding if Yoann's work is original or not?

https://vimeo.com/509288862

Tufty - - Parent

While not all of that could be considered plagiarism (how many jugglers have used Bach's fugues, and tried to implement fugal form, for example, and it's not exactly uncommon to see jugglers performing a box, or finishing with a combined catch / bow) it does seem that M. Bourgeois might have been a bit "literal" with the works influencing his own ...

Mïark -

EJC 2021 Cancelled 😞

(message from EJC Organisers on website (and facebook) https://www.ejc2021.org/cancellation-of-ejc-2021/

It’s been a long winter and an even longer pandemic. We have seen a lot of changes and uncertainties in a really short period of time. In 2020, we had to cancel EJC for the first time in history and now, one year later, we are facing the reality that EJC will be cancelled yet again.

Finland is just at the beginning of its biggest wave of infections so far, and vaccination in Finland is not far enough along to save the day – government estimation is that the general public will get their first vaccinations in June. Added to this, with new mutations developing all over the world, we believe that it would not be responsible to host an event encouraging people to travel and mix. We acknowledge that the performing arts are in a dire state, with no immediate relief in sight. The idea of holding an EJC to combat this is tempting, but through the lens of social responsibility, we have decided it is irresponsible to gather so many people from all over the world.

With a sad heart we have to cancel EJC 2021 💔
We don’t want to put all the work to waste, so we will do our best to organise a Gala Show and stream it. Thanks to the fundraising, EJA and Arts Promotion Centre Finland we will be able to organise it without any major risks. So stay tuned!

Let’s hope that in 2022, we will be all together free to juggle at EJC in Tres Cantos!

With Love and health!

The EJC 2021 Crew and Team

**” The EJA (in collaboration with EJC team) is currently working on having an additional online event in place for around the same as the Gala Show. This way everyone can still get some enjoyable EJC vibes into their summer and attend the General Assembly to choose the EJC for 2023. If you want to find out more about these plans (of if you want to help out) then sign up for the EJA newsletter or use the “contact us” page on the EJA website.


#ejc2021

Jak -

The British Juggling Convention is back!

We are raring to go, we have a venue in Ramsgate, and provisional dates for 2022, and the start of a great team. What we need next is a logo - and that’s where you come in!
This year we are running a competition! As a bounty we’re offering free tickets for the designer and a friend (spouse, mum or mortal enemy, it’s their choice) for the whole event.
It’s always been #ByJugglersForJugglers and previous juggler designers include Nick Pearson, Paul Tann, Ian Collar, Emma Marsan-Craske Welford, Avril Smart And Paul Randall (shout out to them, and the ones we’ve not mentioned, for their work!)

The brief is:
Logo should look good against a background of ‘Forest green’ and black.
Logo should reference the British Juggling Convention in some way.

Entries must be provided in a both a standard and vector format by email to thebjc2022@gmail.com with the subject line LOGO. Please include your name, contact number and confirm you are happy with the terms and conditions. If you are under 18 please include your age and confirm that you have obtained parental or guardian consent.

The closing date for submissions is 11.59pm on 31st March 2021. Please ensure you’ve read and are happy with the T’s & C’s below before submitting.

The winning logo will be selected by the main organisers and announced on 7th April 2021.

T's & C's can be found here:
Tinyurl.com/mjjzxw6w

#bjc #bjc2022 #byjugglersforjugglers #jugglersofinstagram # #logocompetition #juggling #circus #jugglelife #circuseverydamnday

Mike Moore -

Line vs Cascade - Tricks of the Month

I made another TotM video! Inverted sprung cascade was the foundation of a good chunk of what brought me to this idea, so I thought it only right that I post another result of that here.
https://youtu.be/2zIXrcqbFf4

7b_wizard - - Parent

beautiful!

a wonderful setup, wonderful, beautiful and strong patterns and juggling!

you have - over time - accumulated an extremely individual big repertoire.

a'll have to watch it again more than once to understand, 'read' all the patterns right.

Mike Moore - - Parent

Thanks! I enjoy the weird path that I wound up on.

The Void - - Parent

Nice! I enjoyed watching that and mostly not knowing what was going on. ;-)
Bonus points for kiwi cushion and periodic blanket.

Mike Moore - - Parent

Thanks! The kiwi cushion was purchased en route to a juggling festival after the realization that I forgot mine at home. It was on sale at the restaurant we stopped in just before arriving. Such service!

Tufty - - Parent

Lovely. Some pretty insane stuff there.

Mike Moore - - Parent

Thank you!

Marvin -

Here are all the links posted during February 2021:

#GreenEggsReport

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