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If America has a famous street magician like:

David Blaine (born David Blaine White on April 4, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.) is an American world record holding magician and endurance artist. He made his name as a performer of street and close-up magic.

Many magicians respect Blaine's choice of material and give him credit for creating an image of the contemporary magician distinct from other magicians.

These are some of his performances that highlighted his career:


Buried Alive
Frozen in Time
Vertigo
Above the Below
Drowned Alive
Revolution
Underwater breath holding
Philippines has its own version in the person of: Bearwin Meilyis an actor-comedian who is also a practicing magician. However, he dislikes to be called magician. He prefers to be called as "an entertainer in the art of magic." He said most Filipinos think magician as those who perform in children parties.
"Stealing Minds" and "Thou Shalt Not Blink" showcased his magical prowess that fascina…