The fifth anniversary festival Kyiv Comic Con 2019 will be held on June 1 and 2 at the Ukrainian House exhibition center. This is a festival of popular culture, uniting all of its manifestations: movies, comics, fantastic literature, cosplay, video and board games, anime and manga.
Guests of the festival will be famous actors such as Richard Break (King of Night at Game of Thrones), Predrag Belaz (Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia, TV series Borgia and Children of Dune), Anna Moleva (Elizabeth’s face from BioShock Infinite games). Popular Polish writers (Robert M. Wegner, Anna Canthoh) and world-class video game developers (Ubisoft, The Farm 51) will arrive.
The festival will feature various stands (from Marvel to Netflix): Star Wars, the Harry Potter universe, Marvel, DC, Terminator, Warhammer, Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, BioShock , “Very strange cases” and others. You will be able to visit several Ukrainian film releases from the FILM.UA Group and the Red Dog Studio, as well as lectures from industry experts.
For fans of Asian culture, Sakura Matsuri will tell you how to learn Japanese, watch anime, learn origami and Japanese calligraphy, and understand more about K-POP culture.
The comics program will include presentations from leading comic book publishers and the announcement of new franchises, thematic lectures and master classes. Right on the spot, famous artists will draw live during the two days of the festival: visitors can socialize, take an autograph and purchase original works.