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European Cons 2018

Discussion in 'Conventions and Prop Parties' started by Dirtdives, Dec 28, 2017.

  1. Dirtdives

    Dirtdives

    JANUARY:


    Name: Mondo Con CLOSED
    Date: Jan 13
    Location: Budapest: Hungary
    Events: Anime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, TV & Movie Fandoms, Video Games, Esports, Cosplay and Cosplay Contests, Panels.


    Name: Akumakon CLOSED
    Date: Jan 19-21
    Location: Galway, Ireland
    Events: Guests, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Gaming Assorted Tournaments, Panels, Artists Alley, Trade Hall, Exhibits,



    Name: Desucon- Frostbite CLOSED
    Date: Jan 26
    Location: Lahti, Finland
    Events: Desucon Frostbite has been continuously ranked among the very best Finnish anime and manga conventions. Events featured include lectures, workshops, cosplay, maid café, artists' alley, dealers' room, game corner and video screenings. The Desucon events have also hosted numerous Japanese guests ranging from seiyuus and singers to mangakas, lecturers and directors.


    FEBRUARY:


    Name: Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show CLOSED
    Date: Feb 3
    Location: Paris, France
    Events: Multi Media, Guests, Anime, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Martial Arts Demo, Photo Studio, Manga Quiz, Video Games, Exhibitors, Sci-Fi Show, Screenings.


    Name: London Anime & Gaming Con
    Date: Feb 16-18
    Location: London, UK
    Events: Anime & Manga, Video Gaming, Cosplay, Tabletop Gaming, Party, Live Music.


    MARCH:


    Name: Manga Comic Con
    Date: March 15-18
    Location: Leipzig, Germany
    Events: Exhibitors, Guests, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Comics & Book Fair, Anime, Video Gaming, Movie and TV Screenings.


    Name: MCM Comicon
    Date: March 17-18
    Location: Birmingham, UK
    Events: Comic Village, Dealers, Panels, Cosplay & Masquerade, MyM BUZZ Sofa & Live Streaming, Robots Live, Guests, Hero Blast Laser Academy, Kids Zone.



    Name: Dublin Comic Con
    Date: March 31- April 1
    Location: Dublin, Ireland
    Events: Interactive Sets, Prop/Costume Display, Guests, Autographs, Photo OPs, Q&As, Panels, Exhibitors, Artist Alley, Craft Tables, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Kids Wasteland.


    APRIL:


    Name: FACTS
    Date: April 7-8
    Location: Ghent, Belgium
    Events: Guests, Autographs, Photo OPs, Q&As, Panels, Fan Village, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Workshops, Exhibits, Artists Alley, Movie Prop Sets.


    MAY:


    Name: Dokomi
    Date: May 19-20
    Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
    Events: Maid Cafe, Host Club, Multi Cosplay Activities Including the International Cosplay League and the German Cosplay Championships, J-Disco, Workshops, 3D Photo Booths, Speed Dating, Guests, Artists Alley, Multi Media, Assorted Contests.


    Name: MCM Comicon
    Date: May 25-27
    Location: Birmingham, UK
    Events: Comic Village, Dealers, Panels, Cosplay & Masquerade, MyM BUZZ Sofa & Live Streaming, Robots Live, Guests, Hero Blast Laser Academy, Kids Zone.


    Name: Heros & Villains Fan Fest
    Date: May 26-27
    Location: London, UK
    Events: Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, TV & Movie Fandom, Panels, Workshops, Demos


    JUNE:


    Name: Anime Con
    Date: June 15-17
    Location: The Hauge, Netherlands
    Events: Anime Open Stage, Archonia Event Plaza, CCCC, Ceremonies, Contests, Cosplay competitions, Cosplay events, Dealer room, Food & drink events, Game room, Lectures, Manga Lab, Music & Dance Events, Other events, Shows, Special Guests, Ushi Combat Dojo, Video program, Workshops.


    Name: Wie MAI KAI
    Date: June 16-17
    Location: Wiesbaden, Germany
    Events: Maid Cafe, Artists and Artists Alley, Japan Culture, Manga Bazaar, Guests, Workshops, Game Room, Karaoke, Table Top Games, Show Acts, Screenings, Culture Programs, Cosplay Ball, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Funny Sumo Wrestling Contest.


    Name: SunnyCon Anime EXPO
    Date: June 22-24
    Location: Newcastle, UK
    Events: Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Culture Demos, Gaming, Shopping, Panels, Parties, Screenings, Multi Media, Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Q&As.


    JULY:


    Name: Japan EXPO
    Date: July 5-8
    Location: Paris, France
    Events: Exhibits, Guests, Assorted Contests, Panels, Workshops, Cosplay, Japanese Culture Activities, Manga, Artists Alley, Vendors, Games, Pop Quizzes.


    Name: Nippon Nation
    Date: July 21-22
    Location: Vienna, Austria
    Events: Cosplay and Cosplay Contests, Workshops, E-Sport Activities, Stage Shows, Exhibitors, Vendors, AMV, Quizzes.




    Name: CosDay
    Date: July 21-22
    Location: Frankfurt, Germany
    Events: Primarily, the CosDay² focuses on Japanese popular culture, which includes the themes of anime, manga, cosplay and J-music. But also western comics (eg: Marvel / DC), traditional Japanese culture and interactive entertainment (eg current video games) can be found here again.


    Name: MCM Comicon
    Date: July 28-29
    Location: Manchester, UK
    Events: Comic Village, Dealers, Panels, Cosplay & Masquerade, MyM BUZZ Sofa & Live Streaming, Robots Live, Guests, Hero Blast Laser Academy, Kids Zone.




    AUGUST:


    Name: Dublin Comic Con
    Date: August 11-12
    Location: Dublin, Ireland
    Events: Interactive Sets, Prop/Costume Display, Guests, Autographs, Photo OPs, Q&As, Panels, Exhibitors, Artist Alley, Craft Tables, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Kids Wasteland.


    Name: J-Con
    Date: Aug 24-25
    Location: Derby, UK
    Events: Traders, Artists, Vendors, Anime, Card and Video Gaming, Multi Media, Cosplay, Assorted Contests.



    Name: Alcon
    Date: Aug 30- Sept 2
    Location: Leicester, UK
    Events: Watch Anime, Buy Anime/Manga Goodies, TCG Tournaments, RPG Gaming, Tabletop Gaming, 12+ Cosplay Workshops , 12+ VideoGame Tournaments
    Talent Show, AMV Contest, AMV Making Panel, J-Pop Night/Party, Anime Party, Cosplay Courtroom , Live Band Performances, 6+ Manga Workshops, Baka no Gameshow Prop, Making for Beginners, Pub Quiz, Steampunk Guide, BJD Panel and Meet, Voice Acting, Workshops, Calligraphy Workshops, Comics Zone Modelling, Charity Auction, Chiptunist Performances, Cosplay Auction, Cosplay Blind-Date, Cosplay Masquerade, Crossplay panel, DDR Tournament, The Clan Battle, J- Culture Talks EIGHT epic parties, Dub That Anime, Fursuitting Making, Glowstick Rave , Making Anime Workshop, Yaoi v Yuri Showdown, Karaoke, Kimono Demo, Masquerade Ball, Video Game Party , Oriental Lantern Workshop, Origami Workshop, K-Pop Night/Party, Wig Styling, Yaoi Panel , Cosplay Photography...(wow, lost going on here).


    SEPTEMBER:


    Name: Aniventure Comic Con
    Date: Sept 15-16
    Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
    Events: Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, AMV, Tabletop and Video Games, Panels, Demos, Workshops, Artists Alley, K-Pop, LARP, Japan Zone, Guests, Manga, Karaoke.


    Name: EGX
    Date: Sept 20-23
    Location: Birmingham, UK
    Events: Console/PC and Tabletop Games, E-Sports, Panels, Q&As, Assorted Contests, Late Night Parties, Retro Gaming, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest.


    Name: MCM Comicon
    Date: Sept 22-23
    Location: Glasgow, Scotland
    Events: Comic Village, Dealers, Panels, Cosplay & Masquerade, MyM BUZZ Sofa & Live Streaming, Robots Live, Guests, Hero Blast Laser Academy, Kids Zone.




    NOVEMBER:


    Name: Doki Do Ki
    Date: Nov 10
    Location: Manchester, UK
    Events: Guests, Traders, Artists, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Assorted Games, Film Screenings, Music and Dance Performances, Martial Arts Demo, After Hours Activities.



    Name: Doncaster Comic Con Day
    Date: Nov 11
    Location: Doncaster, UK
    Events: Gaming Zone, Cosplay and Cosplay Contests, Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Exhibitors.
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2018
  2. PerniciousDuke

    PerniciousDuke RXO 405th Regiment Officer

    Just checking if this is correct... looks like double entry.

    OCTOBER:


    Name: Rai Con
    Date: Oct 27
    Location: Glasgow, UK
    Events: Rai Con Winter will be set over 2 Floors this time, with a dedicated Cosplay Stage, Screening Room, Workshops and Demonstrations which include Model making, origami, build a mecha, Maid Cafe, plus talks and panels from our guest Cosplay Judges and prop makers and you, the fans! Further to this there is also a completely FREE to play Retro Gaming zone with 24 Consoles, Table Top gaming zone and demonstration area plus 100 vendor tables of Manga, Anime, Jpop, Kpop, artwork and assorted merchandise.

    MARCH:

    Name: Rai Con
    Date: March 3
    Location: Glasgow, UK
    Events: Rai Con Winter will be set over 2 Floors this time, with a dedicated Cosplay Stage, Screening Room, Workshops and Demonstrations which include Model making, origami, build a mecha, Maid Cafe, plus talks and panels from our guest Cosplay Judges and prop makers and you, the fans! Further to this there is also a completely FREE to play Retro Gaming zone with 24 Consoles, Table Top gaming zone and demonstration area plus 100 vendor tables of Manga, Anime, Jpop, Kpop, artwork and assorted merchandise.


    Looks like you just have to change the flavor text in the events of the March one to say Rai Con Spring
     
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  3. Dirtdives

    Dirtdives

    I must have been in too big of a rush to get the list done before the new year or I had already started the festivities when I got to this entry..... drunk-emoticon-holding-alcoholic-drink-bottle-48966854.jpg I'll correct it now.

    Happy New Year everyone!!!!!

    Thanks PerniciousDuke, for keeping me on my toes!!!!!


    Oh great.....in editing the 2 entries, I managed to delete everything but November......... drunk-emoticon-holding-alcoholic-drink-bottle-48966854.jpg
    Still in party mode......
     
  4. TheCostumeGeek

    TheCostumeGeek RXO 405th Regiment Officer

    This is a very nice collection of Events.
    We also have some events with a planned booth or meet up in Germany.

    February


    Name: EpicCon
    Date: 03.02 - 04.02.18
    Location: Münster (DE)

    Events: EpicCon takes place for the second time this year. It's focus on cosplay is huge and the Events features lectures, a lot of different cosplay workshops, cosplay contests and they also have lot of Cosplay Groups and Cosplayers invited to present at a booth. The 405th European Regiment will be there with a booth as well. Of course they also have the usual maid café, artists' alley, dealers' room, game corner and more

    May

    Name: RPC
    Date: 12.05 - 12.05.18,
    Location: Köln (DE)

    Events: RPC is focused on Roleplay, LARP, Pen&Paper, Tabletop and Cosplay. The Events features lectures, a lot of different workshops, cosplay contests and they also have lot of Cosplay Groups and Cosplayers invited to present at a booth. The 405th European Regiment will be there with a booth as well.
    Of course they also have the usual medival market, artists' alley, dealers' room, game corner, star guests and more.

    June/Juli

    Name: Comic Con Germany
    Date: 30.06 - 01.07.18
    Location: Stuttgart (DE)

    Events: Comic Con Germany is by far one of the best Comic Cons in Germany. It is well organised and has a lot of Comic based content (also the Location is great). CCG is focused on everything Comic related and Cosplay. The Events features lectures, a lot of different workshops, cosplay contest, aftershow party and they also have lot of Cosplay Groups and Cosplayers invited to present at a booth. The 405th European Regiment will be there with a booth as well. Of course they also have the usual star guests (Chuck Norris will be there xD), artists' alley, dealers' room, game corner and more.


    Name: DoCon
    Date: 21.07 - 22.07.18
    Location: Dortmund (DE)

    Events: DoCon is a tiny SciFi con that is organised by the Star Wars Fans Dortmund e.V, a charity cosplay group. It's organised from Fans for Fans and it is a very nice comfy event.The Events features SciFiCosplay Groups, Artists and Star Guests. The 405th European Regiment will be there with a booth as well.

    August


    Name: Film & Comic Con Offenburg
    Date: 11.08 - 12.08.18
    Location: Offenburg (DE)

    Events: Film & Comic Con Offenburg takes place for the second time this year. F&CC is focused on everything Film, Game and Comic related and they have a huge focuse on Cosplay as well. The Events features lectures, a lot of different workshops, cosplay contests, and they also have lot of Cosplay Groups and Cosplayers invited to present at a booth. The 405th European Regiment will be there with a booth as well.
    Of course they also have the usual star guests, artists' alley, dealers' room, game corner, video screenings and more.


    ..... to be continued.
     
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2018
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  5. Dirtdives

    Dirtdives

    Thank you TheCostumeGeek for the additional cons. This is what I need guys. Go through the list. If you know of a Con not there, either post or PM me and I'll post it. The bigger the list the more people will know about it and hopefully attend.
     

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