ABOUT CONAN LIU
Obsessed by magic on TV, Conan Liu (刘果楠) started learning magic by self since eight. With 14 years' effort, he's become a well-known teenage star in China and an international awarded magician with experience of more than 500 shows. He is now on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Chinese Magicians.
Conan Liu is also a magician member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and Academy of Magical Arts at the Magic Castle. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Communication University of China and is furthering his eduction in American Film Institute.
At only 19 years of age, 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 2009, at age 12, Conan Liu made his first live TV appearance on "The Gold-Medal Magicians" of Hunan TV, where he was highly praised by four master magicians including Asia's David Copperfield--Lu Chen, who predicted that Conan would be the next best Chinese magician in future.
Afterwards, Liu was invited to perform onstage worldwide and has made numerous special television guest appearances on CCTV(China National Television) including acting as guest star in CCTV-7 specials for welcoming FISM--The World Championships of Magic--to Beijing in 2009.
In 2011 and 2016, he also appeared on "I Want to be in Spring Festival Gala" of China National TV （CCTV-3）and won more than two million votes from the nationwide audience.
In 2012 and 2016, he joined the cast of the CCTV-1's Children's day Gala and Youth's day Gala respectively.
In 2017, he performed as a guest at the FINALE show of the World Championships of Performing Arts and Malaysia National Day Celebration. The same year, he performed in the CCTV-3 television special named Love Applause, combining multimedia and traditional Peking Opera with magic.
In 2018, he was invited to perform at the American Chinese Spring Festival Gala and was awarded the Outstanding Chinese Magician of the Year. ZW-TV (North America) network aired a 30-minute special and interview with Conan Liu as part of the network's Turn on LA series. The same year, he was guested to perform and present awards at the Global Cuisine Awards in downtown LA.
In 2019, Liu made a guest acting appearance at the HT-TV Chinese Lantern Festival Gala held in San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.