• 8 July 2016
  • Saint Petersburg, Санкт-Петербург, Петербургское шоссе, 64. Конгрессно-выставочный центр «ЭкспоФорум»

Starcon 2016 | 8-10 июля

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 15:00 8 July to 22:00 10 July 2016
Saint Petersburg
Санкт-Петербург, Петербургское шоссе, 64. Конгрессно-выставочный центр «ЭкспоФорум»

Starcon Saint Petersburg is a multigenre entertainment and comic convention held annually in Saint Petersburg, Russia.The show consists a large amount of pop culture and entertainment elements across many genres, including science fiction and fantasy literature, comics, movies, television shows and series, animation, anime, toys, games (board games, video and computer games) etc.

Space explorations and space science are also part of the Starcon, including astronauts as special guests and The Federation of Cosmonautics of Russia as participants and a part of the program.

Starcon features comics and aspects of the popular arts, including hands-on workshops, seminars, master-classes and panels.

Film screenings, exclusive video clips, short movies are also a part of the program in the cinematic hall of the exhibition center.

Starcon conducts a cosplay costume show and a contest with prizes and trophies.

Figuratively the show could be divided into 8 thematic areas.

MAIN STAGE

• show program;
• presentations of partners and performances of participants (mainly the cosplayers);
• exclusive presentations, contests and other projects.

EXHIBITION AREA

• science fiction, fantasy, and TV shows booths, exhibition stands and thematic quests and quizes for the audiences;
• participants in costumes (cosplayers);
• entertainment and exhibition programs: Q & A panels, autograph sessions with writers and artists

SCIENTIFIC AREA

• Museum of the Federation of Cosmonautics of Russia;
• The Lectorium lecture hall — presentations of the scientific researchers regarding robotechnics, genetics, bioinformatics and cosmonautics;
• exhibition area.

GAMES AREA

• presentations of new arrivals and innovations in the game industry;
• museum of game consoles and rare videogames;
• board games area.

ART AREA

• drawing basics, comics creation and character drawing workshops;
• animation classes;
• experts presentations.

RECREATIONAL AREA

• food and drinks;
• press and VIP areas;
• children's play area.

CINEMA HALL/MOVIE HALL

• movie premieres (of the anticipated in Russia films) and special screenings;
• coming attractions/films presentations;
• fanmade movies and videos.

CAR AREA

• exhibition of cars from films and TV series;
• customized cars (made by fans) exhibition;
• area for partners.

 

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