City of Entertainers is an entertainment company that offers Circus Performers, Magician & Balloonists, as well as other services like Birthday Parties and PhotoBooth Services. It also provide workshop in Circus Arts, Magic & balloon sculpting.
The founder of the company, Edwin Ong, found the love of Circus Arts since the age of 14. Initially enticed by the prospects of owning a bag of cool tricks, Edwin’s juggling practice is now more focused on developing and infusing physical comedy into his performances. He has performed on a variety of stages, from theater to gala shows at various circus festivals around South East Asia. In this way, he finds the possibility of learning, sharing and nourishing his act through the contact with audiences and artists of different forms, sizes and styles. He is also currently one half of a street busking act, ‘The Annoying Brothers’. Edwin seeks to delight audiences with slapstick moments and numerous audience participation inspired by daily happenings.
Edwin also conduct circus workshops to youth in mainstream schools and special schools. He has also perform and give outreach programs in Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia.
” If words can describe Juggling, it wouldn’t be needed to display out as a performance with actions. “
Edwin attended a Contact Juggling Workshop, held by the Master of Contact Juggling manipulation, OkotanPe, from Japan. OkotanPe is one of the best Contact Juggler in the World as well as a prestige registered performer with Cirque du Soleil.
Edwin being featured in Marine Bay Sands’ Magazine in 2012 when he was performing as a street performer at the MBS Shoppes. He also clinched an 8 months contract with the former organisation at MBS!
Edwin was invited as a Guest Performer at the Singapore Zoological Gardens for its 40th Birthday. Posing with the Guest of Honour, Mr S R Nathan, Sixth President of Singapore, it was an experience he’ll never forget.