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About 15,000 sci-fi followers anticipated to attend Hal-Con this weekend in Halifax

1000’s of individuals headed to the Halifax Conference Centre this weekend for the return of Hal-Con, dubbed as the most important sci-fi conference in Atlantic Canada.

The favored conference was placed on maintain in 2020, and considerably scaled again in 2021 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers couldn’t be happier to see it revived.

“For me, Hal-Con is the group,” stated spokesperson Jarrod Peckham.

“It’s the folks you get to share your time with, and who perceive you on a stage that perhaps some folks don’t for the hobbies and passions that you just’re concerned about, whether or not that’s Star Trek or anime,” he stated.

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“We actually simply need to domesticate that group and provides an area the place it’s protected, it’s open.”

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Peckham stated organizers count on about 15,000 folks to stroll by the Halifax Conference Centre doorways on Saturday and Sunday.

With about 200 distributors, Hal-Con hosts actors, authors, comedian creators and cosplayers for workshops, performances and meet-and-greets. It’s the place folks collect to share their love for movie, anime and sci-fi.

A full record of friends is obtainable on the conference’s web site.

The competition runs till midnight on Saturday, and till 7 p.m. Sunday. There are few passes left for many who want to attend.

— With information from Callum Smith. 

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