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Masters in Residence

Learn from and interact with the finest teaching professionals in the world.

The resort offers an exclusive "Masters in Residence" programme, whereby we invite a series of experts in the field of health and leisure to our private island resort. The Masters bring their expertise and add an element of fun to your wellness routine during your holiday. 


Villingili International Festival of Modern Magic 

From 1 to 31 July 2018, experience mind-blowing performances from internationally acclaimed magicians presenting mentalism, digital magic, close-up magic, and an array of fascinating tricks in the magical settings of Villingili island. Each of the 5 magicians are masters in their own particular field of magic:  


‘The Conjurer’ Ducnhan Nguyen 

The number 1 magician in Belgium, he boasts the prestigious title “Master Magician”. In 1981 he became champion of the Rubik’s cube. Another one of his talents are portraits which sees Nguyen use only scissors to create sought-after silhouettes, leading him to be nicknamed  “The Magician Profiler”.


‘The Trickster’ Antoine Leroux 

Leroux specializes in the vastly popular magic of proximity, otherwise known as close up magic. He honed his skills in France working at private parties and events impressed guests with his mind-blowing tricks right before their very eyes.  


‘The Mindreader’ Frank Truong 

Known for co-starring in the popular French television show “La grande illusion”, Truong is highly-regarded within the magic circle. Truong specialises in reading people’s minds often leaving audiences speechless with his predications.  


‘The Digitalist’ Sebastian Camersini 

Camersini has perfected the art of digital magic and is one of the most skilful digital magicians on the planet. He works exclusively with the most prestigious members of the magic circle. 


‘The Magician’ Vincent Bruneau  

Vincent is a pioneer of digital magic in France. He creates all of the effects for “La Grande Illusion” show and manages a range of magicians, specializing in the customization of effects.  


For more information, email reservations.slmd@shangri-la.com or click here to watch a video on the magicians.