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Tuesday, 24 August 2010 12:31


Eirtakon is Ireland's largest anime event, or so their banner claims, and this year's event will be taking place at the Helix (on the campus of University College Dublin) on 15-17 October. Guest of Honour this year is Spike Spencer, with a full programme of other events scheduled for the weekend. Read on for the full press release for the event.

DUBLIN, IRELAND – August 20th, 2010 – The Eirtakon committee is proud to release the full schedule for Eirtakon 2010, happening this October 15th - 17th in The Helix!

The full schedule can be found here. This year's schedule for Eirtakon is almost twice the size of last year's, reflecting the larger venue at available. The Helix is one of the biggest conference centres in the country and will be filled all weekend with events and competitions running from the minute the doors open on Friday afternoon until they close on Sunday evening.

"This is the biggest weekend we've ever put together, so it's a huge task," said Stephen Fox, Eirtakon 2010's director, "But from looking at the schedule I know this will be the biggest anime event ever held in Ireland, and everyone is incredibly excited by this."

Oh, and the special secret something on Saturday night? Stay tuned for more info…

Eirtakon 2010's guest of honour is of course Spike Spencer, who will be running a number of talks on the Saturday and Sunday. We will be releasing more info about Spike's plans in the continuing build-up to the convention!

Over the coming weeks the details of the schedule will be filled in, including times for competitions, screening times and much more!

Look out over the coming months for more announcements on traders, cosplay competitions, new events, special guests and up-to-the-minute info on all the activities that will be taking place over the weekend of October 15th – 17th!

WHAT: Eirtakon 2010
WHERE: The Helix
WHEN: October 15th – 17th
HOW MUCH: Special pre-registration price of €20

About Eirtakon Eirtakon, currently in its sixth year, is Ireland's number one anime event and the biggest convention of its kind in the country. Following on from the massive success of Eirtakon 09, the committee is hard at work in making Eirtakon 2010 the most enjoyable experience yet for anime fans all over Ireland. Remember, there is only one Eirtakon, accept no substitutes!

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