FAN EXPO VANCOUVER™ transports fans to another galaxy with the ultimate pop-culture rush from April 3-5, 2015. With a programming lineup that jumps off the pages from the most collected comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming tales of all time, the Vancouver Convention Centre transforms into a utopia for all-ages this Easter long-weekend.
Here are the must-see programming highlights for this year:
THE BACK TO THE FUTURE TIME MACHINE
Get your nostalgia on as we go back to the future! One of the most famous vehicles in film history will be displayed to help The Michael J. Fox Foundation in its fight against Parkinson’s disease.
THE 501ST LEGION: STAR WARS DISPLAY & PHOTO SESSIONS
From Darth Vader to Yoda, Canada’s largest display of original STAR WARS costumes will bring out the kid in everyone. And to make sure the little kids get their time, there’s a daily Star Wars Kids Hour. Afterwards embody your inner R2-D2 and pose with the Stormtroopers and friends. This booth is a fan favourite!
Fans will find a goldmine of pencillers, inkers and writers in this special area. From meeting rising stars, to pros working on the industry frontlines, this is a haven for comic book, graphic novel, limited edition print, and original art and sketch enthusiasts!
COSPLAY WORKSHOP: ARMOUR BUILDING WITH LUNAR CROW
Want to impress next year’s crowd with a cool armour display, but don’t know where to start? LUNAR CROW’s cosplay armour making workshop offers the low down on popular materials and a full demo on how to make an armour piece in Worbla theromoplastic.
FUN BUILDING AND BIG MODELS AT THE LEGO® BOOTH!
Test your Ninja skills and build your own LEGO Ninjago model to take home!* More of a Superhero than a Ninja? Tell us your Superhero power and build an emblem that will be on display for all to see. And don’t miss the reveal of a never-before-seen brick-based model that stands at over 7 feet tall!
*One per person. While quantities last.
LOLITA FASHION ARTISANS
Visit with some of the talented artisans behind Japan’s Lolita fashion craze that inspired an entire North American creative movement. From the Fan Expo hub to the streets of Vancouver, this program will make you a trendsetter.
NAME THAT TUNE ANIME GAME SHOW
Can you name that Japanese pop song? Identify the songs, singers, and shows from the best opening and closing songs anime has to offer. It’s a music free-for-all for every pop culture junkie!
2015 SPECIAL TICKETED EVENT:
OFFICIAL FAN EXPO VANCOUVER™ AFTER PARTY – SAT APRIL 4 @ 9PM
Bring your comics, bring your cosplay! A raging dance floor and surprise celebrity guest appearances are part of the official after party fun at Rain Ultraclub.
For a complete list of programming, guests, info and tickets, visit: www.fanexpovancouver.
FAN EXPO VANCOUVER™ is a pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. The three-day extravaganza is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrities. 2015 Celebrity Guests include William Shatner (Star Trek), Karen Gillan (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy), Stephen Amell, John Barrowman (Arrow), Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210), Chad Coleman (The Walking Dead) and more! April 3-5, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC. www.fanexpovancouver.com
FAN EXPO HQ™ is the largest entertainment convention group in the country and one of the largest in the world. Collectively it hosts over 250,000 fans annually at FAN EXPO CANADA™, FAN EXPO VANCOUVER™, FAN EXPO REGINA™, FAN EXPO DALLAS™, Toronto ComiCon, and Dallas Comic Con.
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