NEWS

GUEST – TAEYEON

Posted on: March 12, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Cosplayer Tae Yeon Minemes Cosplay will come to Viencon. She will judge the competitions and hang out at her booth too.

TaeYeon is a cosplayer from South-Korea with a lot of experience in judging competitions. Will you be looking forward to meeting her?


GUEST – REIKA

Posted on: March 11, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Meet Reika this year at Viencon! She will be chilling at her booth and judge the competitions.

As many of you already know, Reika is a cosplayer known for her tremendous skill and she has judged many competitions before.

Meet her at her booth and be sure to get one of her prints!


GUEST – FENIX FATALIST

Posted on: March 10, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Mariya Karpenko, also known as Fenix Fatalist Cosplay, is an artist who lives in Kiev, Ukraine. She started as cosplayer and has a 10 years experience dedicated to costume design and cosplay creation. Today she owns her own costume studio and builds clothing brand with her husband, Vergil Sparda, who makes cosplay too. Mariya travels a lot around the world and has attended Maker Faire at Cairo, Dutch Comic Con and other various conventions. She will be pleased to talk about business part of an artist life, show the process of creating costumes and designs and spend time together with visitors at Viencon Summer Festival.

Photo by Alexander Bootsman


AMV compo

Posted on: March 9, 2018 at 9:00 pm

What’s an anime convention without an AMV compo?

Send the AMV before August 17th. Send it via E-mail to events@viencon.nl and use a hosting site like sendspace to upload the video. It can’t exceed 3 minutes and 30 second.

Read the technical requirements and rules in the notes on our page. They will be uploaded on the website at a later date.

If you struggle with inspiration, why not go with our theme Cannonball Splash?

AMV by StripedPantsu.

AMV Compo

What’s an anime convention without an AMV compo?Send the AMV before August 17th. Send it via E-mail to events@viencon.nl and use a hosting site like sendspace to upload the video. It can't exceed 3 minutes and 30 second. Read the technical requirements and rules in the notes on our page. They will be uploaded on the website at a later date.If you struggle with inspiration, why not go with our theme Cannonball Splash?AMV by StripedPantsu.

Posted by Viencon on Tuesday, December 5, 2017


Freestyle cosplay compo

Posted on: January 20, 2018 at 8:34 am

Want to participate in a relaxed competition? Our walk-on competition is perfect. Whether you’re new to cosplaying or a veteran, everyone is welcome in our Freestyle Competition. Can you dominate the catwalk with a cool walk-on? Do you want to try competing in a relaxed competition? You should definitely sign-up.

Sign up by emailing Events@Viencon.nl. Put “Freestyle Cosplay Comp Sign-Up” in the subject line.

Rules:
1) Your costume has to be made by yourself. Bought wigs, small props, and shoes are allowed.
2) We allow all kinds of cosplay, from video games to anime.
3) The cosplay has to cover your private parts.
4) Fanart versions are allowed.

Judging:
You will be judged on your costume and stage presence. Just have fun and you will be fine!


Photography compo

Posted on: January 20, 2018 at 8:33 am

Considering how important cosplay photography is to Viencon, we decided that we should definitely host a Photo Competition. We would like everyone to join. Make a photograph of a cosplayer during the convention and enter it in the competition to win prizes.

What you have to do:
Post the cosplay photo on your instagram account
Mention @Viencon in the photo description
And tag it #VienconPhotoCompo2018

The deadline is on Saturday 1 September at 23:59 (11:59PM). It has to be taken at the venue. Only one photo per participant allowed. The photos will be judged by a group of photographers and cosplayers. Not only can you win a prize, but the best or funniest ones will be printed (with your permission) and shown at the next Viencon Summer Festival.


Party photography lecture

Posted on: January 20, 2018 at 8:33 am

This lecture is given by Wesley Winterswijk, a 28 year old self-taught photographer. Walking around in a nightclub, beer in one hand, camera in the other while going crazy on the beats. If this sounds interesting to you, this is the workshop for you.
In this lecture you’ll be taught about nightclub photography from start to finish.
– What is nightclub photography?
– What gear do I need?
– Types of nightclub photography.
– The philosophy of nightclub photography
– How to get started in nightclub photography.
And more lectures and events will follow soon.
Would you also like to hold a lecture or workshop at Viencon? Mail to Events@Viencon.nl. We’re happy to have you.

 


Mystery cos

Posted on: January 20, 2018 at 8:33 am

You may have seen this Rila cosplayer before at other cons. This mystery cosplayer will be at Viencon Summer Festival. Be sure to snap a pic with the cute bear. The cosplayer will walk around the venue on Saturday (susceptible to change).


FIGURE PHOTOGRAPHY

Posted on: January 19, 2018 at 11:46 pm

We got the question whether figures would be allowed for the cosplay photography competition. The answer was no. Instead, we decided to have a figure photography competition, because figure photography is a fun hobby and shouldn’t be excluded.

What you have to do:
Post the cosplay photo on your instagram account,
Mention @Viencon in the photo description,
And tag it #VienconFigureCompo2018.

The deadline is on Saturday 1 September at 23:59 (11:59PM). It has to be taken at the venue. Only one photo per participant allowed. The photos will be judged by a group of photographers and figure lovers. You get to win a prize. The best or funniest ones will be printed (with your permission) and shown at the next Viencon Summer Festival.

Don’t forget to book as soon as possible! The ticket price includes your weekend ticket of €35 and your cottage starting from €60 for four days!


GUEST – SHIROKU

Posted on: January 19, 2018 at 6:53 pm

Amazing artist and cosplayer Shiroku is coming to Viencon Summer Festival! She’s best known for her single “Bad Apple” and she’s known for her anime covers from her album “Anime no Piano” and “Anime Dreams”. She will sing at Viencon and will hold a signing session for her friends and fans.

She is also a skilled cosplayer and will judge our cosplay competitions.

Which songs would you like to hear her sing? You can find her singles and albums on her Facebook page.