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Chinese Young Magician, WCOPA2015 Gold Medalist

About Conan Liu

Obsessed by magic on TV, Conan Liu (刘果楠) started learning magic by self since eight. Through 14 years' effort, he's become a well-known teenage star in China and an international award-winning magician with experience of more than 500 shows so far.

Liu 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, Liu made history by being the first Chinese magician to win a gold medal in the 19th World Championships of Performing Arts, which is cited as the Olympicsof Performing Arts.

In 2009, at age 12, 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 Liu would be the next best Chinese magician in future. 

Afterwards, Liu was invited to perform onstage all of the world and has made numerous special television guest appearances on CCTV(China Central Television) , including acting as guest star in CCTV-7 specials for welcoming FISM (The World Championship of Magic) to Beijing in 2009.  

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, Liu was guested to perform and present awards in the Global Cuisine Awards in the U.S. In 2019, made a guest acting appearance at the Chinese Lantern Festival Gala HT-TV(North America) held in San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, Los Angeles.