Last weekend, as part of the concluding celebration for the Magic Collectors Weekend in Montreal, Magicana gave out this year’s Allan Slaight Awards. The awards were instituted by the Slaight Family Foundation to honour Allan Slaight, a media mogul and philanthropist with a lifelong passion for magic, and to celebrate outstanding achievements in the pursuit of the impossible. This years’ recipients are:
Lifetime Achievement ($15,000)
Sharing Wonder ($15,000)
Sharing Secrets ($10,000)
International Rising Star ($5,000)
Canadian Rising Star ($5,000)
*Due do performing commitments, Eric Leclerc and Derek Delgaudio were unable to attend in person.
More information about the Allan Slaight Awards is available at http://www.magicana.com/slaight