Saturday 5 December 10 am 

UCT Sports Centre

UCON is a convention that showcases a variety of anime, gaming, cosplay stalls, contests and events.

Genshiken UCT is a diverse university-associated society for the appreciation of anime, video gaming and Japanese culture. Since 2013, they have been hosting a successful annual convention called UCON.

The event features gaming tournaments hosted by Zombiegamer and Cape Town Showdown. There will be Japanese culture exhibitions in connection with the Japanese consulate, sushi-making courses, cosplay workshops, drawing workshops, Korean pop dance, martial art demonstrations and Taiko drumming. There will also be a two-day cosplay contest including a parade and in-character skits and performances, as well as the prize giving ceremony.

When Saturday 5 December 2015 at 10 am until Sunday 6 December 6 pm
Where University of Cape Town Sports Centre, Rondebosch
Cost  Student: R35 (one day) or R55 (two days) Non-student: R55 (one day) or R80 (two days) Children under 10 enter for free. Tickets will be available at the door and pre-sales on 4 December
Contact [email protected]

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