New Years Eve Party had a great theme so it was fun! The party’s theme was “The Great Gatsby” in light of the classic music and magic I performed. The Russian Jewish community put together the party so it was unique! I, together with the classic band playing, entertained the guests of the party! My job was to go perform magic tricks for each table while they sat and enjoyed themselves. I performed various card and coin tricks as well as a sponge ball routine.
The experience showed me how Russians celebrated New Years Eve. The event gave away presents and had a very classy European style to it. Timeanddate.com explains how Russians like to celebrate the New Years: How Russians Celebrate The New Year. The theme of the event required I wear a bow tie and a 1920s hat so I looked funny!
The classic band at the New Years Eve party performed very well in light of the theme. The people who attended the party felt like they went through a time warp to the 1920s. The Russian community’s great planning truly took you back in time and made it feel magical! The event also had a costume contest too centered around “The Great Gatsby” theme. I have learned a great deal of how to plan a very successful party from the community.
The guests seemed to really enjoy the magic as well. I had some great routines put together for the entertainment of the guests. Some of my favorites were the card and coin routines I performed for them. I have posted some pictures below of me and some guests posing for a picture. It was a privilege to be able to attend and be part of the entertainment for the event.
William Davenport is a graduate of Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia and earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He is also a combat veteran of the Georgia Army National Guard serving a tour in Afghanistan from 2009-2010 with Operation Enduring Freedom in addition to a deployment to Bosnia Herzegovina with SFOR in 2001 as a NATO peacekeeper with Task Force Eagle. Currently, he is a professional magician offering trade show magic, children’s magic, close up magic, parlor magic and stage magic designed to entertain people of all ages. William is the manager of Davenport Magical Entertainment, L.L.C.