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Kat Murz
12-28-2005, 05:16 PM
Winnipeg, MB's biggest convention YAY! Still many months (late july, early aug) away but I'm already planning, trying to get people for a cosplay chess match/ play .

Who else is planning on going and cosplaying what? I know more and more out of towners are starting to come in which is cool^__^

I'm being Captain Jack Sparrow from KH2/ POTC2 for the match and maybe another girly cosplay if I have time.

FalconW
12-29-2005, 10:53 AM
I'm going to Ai-Kon. My cosplay plans are,

Luffy ~ One Piece
Haku ~ Naruto
Izumi ~ Full Moon wo Sagashite

Not sure if I'll go in the Chess Match, Kat, but we'll see as the con gets closer.

Kat Murz
02-27-2006, 01:51 PM
Hey hey! If anyone is planning on comming this summer to Ai-kon and wants to be in the chess match the deadline I set is the end of this month and we still need like 22 people >.< possible 23 because I think my Kuro is going to run (if anyone is being Kuro we REALLY need you.)

Post of PM if your interested, I'll be away for ten days in March (16-26) so if you don't get a reply don't worry you will ^__^

SailorUsagi
03-08-2006, 01:11 AM
Ai-Kon 2006 (http://www.ai-kon.org) has been scheduled for July 21, 22 and 23 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. :toothy:

Tickets are not available yet, but details will be posted as soon as they are.

Keep watching the Ai-Kon website (http://www.ai-kon.org) for more information, as well as our brand new forums! :chatah:

sanstexte
03-09-2006, 05:09 PM
w00t Ai-Kon!!!

SailorUsagi
03-29-2006, 07:14 PM
Beginning April 1 at 10 a.m., Ai-Kon (http://www.ai-kon.org) weekend passes will be available through TicketMaster (http://www.ticketmaster.ca).

Weekend passes are priced as follows:
Until June 30 - $29 plus agency fees.
Beginning July 1 - $39 plus agency fees.

Individual day passes will be available only on their respective days.

Things to note:

* Children under 8 are free with a paying adult.
* Children under 12 must pay and be accompanied by a paying adult.
* There are to be no recording devices in the showing rooms.
* You cannot upgrade a day pass to a weekend pass once it's been ripped.

Manitoba Ticketmaster outlets (http://www.ticketmaster.ca/h/tcentres/mb.html)
Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone (http://www.ticketmaster.ca/h/provinces/mb.html)

Angelica
04-14-2006, 03:48 PM
I'm going to Ai-kon 06 though i'm not good at Chess sorry XD
I don't know what costumes I should wear yet if any oen has seen my gallery and wants me to wear a surtain one most likely I will but I am for sure wear my KH2 Aertih

if any one see's me say hi ^^

Kat Murz
04-19-2006, 09:22 PM
I'll say hi! lol
I'm doing a trinity blood costume now but I'm stuck between picking out three >.< Their all so pretty! and I want to do a massive insane costume this year because I can! For Esther I need a red wig, but I have the exact same hair as Ion Fortuna.....

If anyone has any preferences for one they would LIKE to see made these are my options:

Esther gold and black queen:
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b361/VampiressKat/T_1516.jpg
(you can see Ion here as well right near her)

Ion Fortuna (aqua marron battle garb)
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b361/VampiressKat/p1125459781910us.jpg
(front shot of costume)

Esther white rose queen (VS.2 aka non corination):
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b361/VampiressKat/x1pxzZ39wV--_fDm80FL2p5tTFXE6smbICF.jpg

Angelica
04-19-2006, 11:08 PM
I really like Esther white rose queen the outfit looks so cool

Frozen Zabuza
05-04-2006, 03:58 PM
Does it ussualy take this long for Ai-kon to announce there speakers and events???? I have never seen a convention that waits so long?

sanstexte
05-13-2006, 05:28 PM
Does it ussualy take this long for Ai-kon to announce there speakers and events???? I have never seen a convention that waits so long?

Because Ai-Kon is still fairly small, there aren't any guests. Or at least not yet, I'm pretty sure the staff is looking at guests for future years.

Masquerade, Art Fair, Vendors, Showings, Cosplay Photoshoot and games are a no brainer, and the rest of the stuff is organized in conjunction with the con staff, like the Gothic Lolita Tea Party, and Panels.

It's still super fun though, and the anticipation is what makes it even better. :D

Frozen Zabuza
05-13-2006, 11:32 PM
Ok, I kinda assumed it that Ai-kon was like that but it never hurts to ask, and I looking very forward to going to the event!

What is a Gothic Lolita tea party???? call me a noob if you wish
but I have never heard of such a thing.

Anyhoo I look forward to seeing you all there, I have already choosen to go as Zatch Bell and maybe Dosu Kinata (Naruto) give me a hollar at the convention.

sanstexte
05-16-2006, 04:58 PM
The Gothic Lolita Tea Party, is basically a tea party where people can come dressed up in EGL costumes, talk about EGL, and have yummy baked goods and tea. There's a whole thread on it over at the Ai-Kon forums here (http://www.ai-kon.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=61), I'm sure they can answer your questions.

A lot of events are planned out in the forums to some extent too, there's discussions on what type of music to have for the dance, and should there be karoake, what type of game shows to do. You can get a great idea before hand of some events from the Other Events Forum (http://www.ai-kon.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=12). I hung out there last year, and knew a few of the event details before the con announced them on the site.

I'll look out for you. It'll be some great times. :D

Angelica
05-19-2006, 01:26 AM
I can't wait for Ai-kon I'm gonna be wearing my AC Aerith, KH2 Aerith, and KH2 Kairi (Pink dress) hopefully unless I find better ones I have to many costume and I can't choose >.< any who take a look at my gallery to see what I look like if any of ya see me please say Hi I love talking to people

sanstexte
05-20-2006, 10:29 PM
Angelica - I saw you last year in your Inoue cosplay, I believe I have a picture lying around someplace as well. It was super well done. :D Can't wait tp see your costumes, I'll keep an eye out for you. :D

Kat Murz
05-21-2006, 07:19 PM
I can't wait for it, sounds like its going to be really good this year!! ^__^! I remember seeing you last year as well Angelica, I swear every time I saw you, you were in a different costume lol (I was willy wonka ^__~)

Angelica
06-05-2006, 06:39 PM
@sanstexte: lol yea I was asked for tons of pictures ^^ I can't wait for Ai-kon this year Ihave tons of new costumes though some how I have the choose just 3 >.<

@Kat Murz: Oh now I rememeber you I believe I saw you at Boo at the Zoo as well ^^ yea I kept switching my costumes which was a really bad idea cause I spent more time changing then at Ai-kon XD lol this year i'm stick to one per day though I still dont' knwo which ones to wear >.<

Kat Murz
06-11-2006, 05:27 PM
I'm sure which ever costume you wear will be awsome. I'll look for you this year and say hi! I'm going as Fye from Tsubasa (an artbook version insted of the usual one everyone does...) and I may have an Ashura if I have time ^__^.

It's getting close!! 40 something days!!

Angelica
06-16-2006, 02:31 AM
Yea I can't wait you'll most likely catch me in the Cospaly Contest ^^ my First time at Ai-kon i'm so freaked out I mean i've take Drama class but some how this feels differant

SailorUsagi
06-22-2006, 11:36 PM
As part of Ai-Kon 2006 we’ll be holding a food drive during the three days of the convention, with all donations going to Winnipeg Harvest.

For every food item you donate, you’ll receive an entry into an end-of-convention draw for a nifty anime-related prize...so bring a "Tin (or three or more) for the Bin"! :bigtu:

Winnipeg Harvest’s 10 most wanted items:
1. Canned fish and poultry (packed in water)
2. Baby food, baby cereal and baby formula (iron-enriched)
3. Cereal (non-sugar)
4. Rice
5. Dry pasta
6. Canned fruit and vegetables (packed in own juice)
7. Canned soup (vegetable, tomato, lentil, pea)
8. Canned stew (chili, brown beans)
9. Peanut butter (light)
10. Canned spaghetti sauce

For more information, visit http://www.winnipegharvest.org

Angelica
06-30-2006, 01:12 AM
yay! I'll brign what ever I can get my hands on I'm always up for helping out the Winnipeg Harvest :)

ash3
07-12-2006, 01:28 AM
Wow, I never realised we had a thread here!! @_@! Yayy Ai-Kon `06 is just a bit over a week away, and I'm really excited ^^. After many changes of which costumes to do, I finally decided to make Ino (Naruto) and Kairi (Kh2... the pink dress XD). I hope to see you all there!!

Kat Murz
07-12-2006, 11:23 PM
yay Ai-kon!! Its comming up fast! I'm working over time on My Fye spirit town outfit. I must say I am happy with how it turning out ^___^ Hope to see you all there!!

KrimsonIchigo
07-15-2006, 07:25 PM
i am goin' to ai-kon..lookiin' forward to it also..but i ain't dressin' up it is sad becuase i really wanted to...i ran to low on cash. Anyway i will be the guy probably gettin' punched by my friend and slowly getting further from anyone..i might even hide in a hole if i can find a convienently placed one...and maybe one spelt correctly...!

Yi-Ming
07-16-2006, 01:58 AM
I'm looking forward to seeing all the cosplayers as well. Should be fun times!!
I'll be going as possibly Kurumi on friday, and Chun li on Saturday. See you all next week!

Angelica
07-18-2006, 03:14 AM
yay I can't to see you guys like I said feel free to come say Hi ^^ I've finally decided the costumes i'm wearing XD
Friday: Pixie - Yuna Kingdom Hearts 2
Saturday: Aerith - FFVII: Advent Children
Dance: Lucrecia - FFVII: Dirge of Cerberus
Sunday: Kairi (Pink Dress) - Kingdom Hearts 2

what do you guys think?

Kat Murz
07-18-2006, 11:07 PM
wicked!! I'll look for you and say hi. Can't wait to see them in person ^__^!!

I'm of course wearing Fye all weekend because it's killing me and I LOVe this costume YAY!!

Sneak peak of it in my gallery now, I took a pic when I put on my first gold piece (only see the jacket in the pic nothing else sadly...)because I was SOOO happy to finally get to the point XD!!

ardhri
07-20-2006, 04:02 PM
It's so hard to believe the con is tomorrow!

*panicks about unfinished cosplay*

Angelica
07-20-2006, 11:47 PM
Gah I know it's tomorrow and I've managed to screw up Pixie Yuna I think I was able to fiw it but well see gah I work from 12-5 then i can go to the con *runs around* panic panic panic I wish I didn't wait till alst minute for this >.<