KNIGHT of ILLUSIONS
“Knight of Illusions” is a one-of-a-kind produced to entertain an exclusive audience. It was founded by entrepreneur Yasas Gunaratne as a stage name which later pivoted to a brand. The first “Knight of Illusions” was held in 2001 and then in 2003 at Trinity College Hall, Kandy, Sri Lanka for a public audience.
“Knight of Illusions” features a great combination of different types of Magic from mind-blowing Illusions, Comedy, Close-Up, Mind Reading, etc… featuring a show similar to what one would witness in the entertaining city of Las Vegas, USA. The show is guaranteed to leave the audience baffled making them wonder if Magic really exists.
"Knight of Illusions" has so far been an annual success with International Magicians together with the best Sri Lankan Magicians. "Knight of Illusions- 2018" was presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors as part of their Annual Dinner. We showcased International award-winning Magician Danny Cole who was a Penn & Teller Fooler in the famous TV show "Fool-Us. We were fortunate to present his Magic Castle-Hollywood act in Sri Lanka.
“Knight of Illusions- 2017” also created a bigger hype with the rebranding. We showcased 3 International Acts with a Las Vegas act for the first time in Sri Lanka on the 23rd of September 2017. Xavier Mortimer, Michael Finney, Neil & Ashley together with Yasas and Hannibal were featured at the show.
The first International show “Knight of Illusions Returns” was held in February 2016 and was sold out before the show date and raised Rs.1,100,000.00 towards the New Cancer Hospital in Kandy. and featured Mr.Shawn Farquhar, two times World Champion Magician and the only Magician to Fool Penn & Teller twice in the world together with The Clairvoyants Thommy Ten & Amaile the current World champions of Mind Reading and the 2nd place winners of Americas Got Talent- 2016. The show also featured mind-blowing performances of Illusionist Yasas & Hannibal showcasing Sri Lankan talent.