- Sat 12 PM: EVE Online—builders of virtual worlds
video game creators talk
- Sat 3 PM: Science fiction and fantasy genre criticism
- Sat 4 PM: Masquerades—different masquerades in different conventions
show and tell
- Sun 12 PM: Charles Vess Guest of Honor Speech
- Sun 1 PM: Intertextuality and Allusions in Russian Contemporary Fantasy
presentation of books and authors
- Sun 1 PM: EVE Online—fan fiction made real
the video game creators are back
- Sun 2 PM: M. John Harrison inside the “Actors studio” (I think that should be the Authors studio)
- Sun 3 PM: Diana Wynne Jones—a rebel amongst children’s fantasists?
- Sun 4 PM: Latin American science fiction
presentation by Peruvian sf writer Tanya Tynjälä
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Finncon 2008 Program Announced
This year’s Finncon has announced its (preliminary) program. The English program items have been marked with (en). The English-language programming at the moment looks like this:
The Finlandia Award nominees for this year have been announced, and there are a couple of familiar sfnal names in the mix. Magdalena Hai’s K...
Tukkateatteri in Tampere has produced a play of Karel Čapek’s R.U.R. The premiere was on April 21, and the performances continue until May ...
The shortlist for the Tähtivaeltaja Award has been announced . This year no less than four of the five nominees are Finnish — this is a fir...
As usual, there were a few awards given out at Finncon last weekend in Turku. Here's a rundown of the results. Atorox The Atorox Awa...