ABOUT CONAN LIU
Conan Liu (刘果楠) is a professional magician and entertainer. Starting learning magic at age eight, he became a teenage star performing on China National Television Network and an award-winning international magician with experience in more than 1000 shows and over 350,000 followers on Weibo, the biggest social media in China.
He is also a magician member of International Brotherhood of Magicians and Academy of Magical Arts at the sanctuary of magic, the Hollywood Magic Castle. He is now on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Chinese Magicians.
He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Communication University of China and is furthering his education in American Film Institute.
In 2009, Conan Liu made his first TV appearance on "The Gold-Medal Magicians(金牌魔术团）" of Hunan TV Network 湖南卫视, where the celebrity magician, Lu Chen, was left impressed after watching 13-year-old Conan's act. WATCH HERE
His act reminds me of my childhood...he's gonna be the next superstar in magic.
- Lu Chen 刘谦, Asia master magician
In addition to that, Conan also made numerous appearances on CCTV--China National TV Network (中国央视). In 2012 and 2016, he performed on the Children's day Gala and Youth's day Gala (CCTV-1) respectively, which made him the youngest magician ever to perform at CCTV's #1 Studio, the top television stage in China. WATCH HERE
I feel Conan's magic is not just showing us tricks, but presenting us his magic dream journey.
- Negmat Rehman 尼格买提, China National TV host
In 2011 and 2016, he appeared on CCTV's I Wanna be on Spring Festival Evening Gala 我要上春晚 multiple times, winning more than two million votes from the nationwide audience. In 2015, he made history by being the first Chinese magician to win the World Championships of Performing Arts, which is cited as the Olympics of Performing Arts. In 2017, he returned as a guest performer on the Finale Gala show of the 21st World Championships of Performing Arts in the U.S. and the Celebration Gala of National Day in Malaysia. In 2020, he appeared on the world-famous TV show Penn&Teller: Fool Us with his original illusion. WATCH HERE
Conan, your act was just beautiful...and you had that timing just like a snap of finger, which is amazing and perfect.
- Penn Jillette, American illusionist from the duo Penn & Teller
His unique and adaptive act is the embodiment of modern magic - hilarious, shocking and full of new and original tricks unlike any others. He's worked with many top shows in the industry around the nation, such as Guangxi TV's New Year Gala 元旦晚会 (广西卫视, December 2017), CCTV-3's I love Applause我爱满堂彩 (央视综艺, October 2017), Hunan TV's New Year Concert 跨年演唱会 (湖南卫视, December 2015) and Henan TV's Magic Has its way 魔亦有道 (河南卫视, August 2010) . He appeared twice on Hunan TV's New Year Gala--一生一世合家欢新年喜乐会. WATCH HERE
He's also featured in various news outlets--North America ZW-TV 北美中旺电视 interviewed him as part of the "Turn on LA" series (September 2019) and CCTV-14 aired his special in the network's Grow ING 成长在线 series (October 2011).