Makkon (マッコン) is an event of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. Its name comes from the japan word matsuri (祭り), which means festival and the English word convention.
The event is held annually in December. Alcohol isn't allowed for we wish to prove that we can have fun without it.
Makkon allows the opportunity to attend many activities and lectures. Visitors can try Dance Dance Revolution and video games. Lectures include educational insights, presentations, performances, and competitions. Never-changing are the workshops for drawing, origami, and the reading corner. Also, there are always plenty of nerdy of shops to visit on Makkon.
Fakulteta za kemijo in kemijske tehnologije and Fakulteta za računalništvo in informatiko
Večna pot 113
Notice to all that come with car: parking is in front of a ramp on the beggining of the road towards FKKT and FRI. If the parking is full, there is another parking accross the road of the parking space of the Zoo.
The event will take place within the Faculty of Computer and Information Science and Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology (Večna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana). It stands across the Ljubljana Zoo. It is possible to drive there by car or bus (numbers 14 and 18).
Cosplay is very much wanted. You can arrive already in it, or put it on at the event.
The changing room can be found next to cafeteria on the third floor. We don’t take responsibility for your items. If you’re changing in the bathroom, we ask for you to clean after yourself.
We never say no to volunteers. We need them on friday (for setting up the place), on saturday (for the event), but we also need them on sunday (for cleaning up). If you are interested, contact us on mail email@example.com titled VOLUNTEER.
You can become a member on the event. Find Info Spot that is usually right by the entrance.
Taking photos of the crowd is allowed. But if you wish to take pictures with a single person, or a cosplay, please ask them for consent.
Cosplay competition is not yet open to apply!
Alcohol and drugs are forbidden on Makkon. You are also not allowed to enter the premises under influence. Makkon is also child-friendly space, therefore we must set a good example. For more, please refer to the rulebook.
Weapons and dangerous objects are forbidden on Makkon. Dangerous objects are also lasers and loud sound effects. What is allowed are unsharpened and non-functional replicas that have to be clearly shown with the silver tape and examined by Info Spot as soon as you enter the event.
The entry fee for Makkon is as always free. If you want to contribute to event, you are welcome to donate some money on the event itself.
Before art can be sold on Makkon event, the artist must first be approved as such, according to the artist definition (above). To gain a selling space one must step into contact with the Makkon team organization over email firstname.lastname@example.org - the selling space is limited.
Following the law, all sellers must be able to present a bill of sale. Therefore they must be officially applied as a seller at their local Slovenian administrative office.
The Cosplay competition is held in the larger lecture hall on the Makkon 2019 convention in the area of the Faculty of Computer and Information Science (lecture hall P1). The competition is held in a round, where both the cos (costume) and play (act) are judged. The act should not be longer than 2 min.
The contestants are not part of the Makkon organisation team, but people who are renowned for their knowledge and experience in the field of cosplay.
The costume for the competition must originate from:
*OC characters cannot winthe competition, since the judges don't have a basis on which to judge similarity to the character.
Application for Cosplay competitions is not yet possible.
At the begining, the contestants gather in lecture hall P1, on the left side (from the perspective of the hall entrance).
When the host calls you up, stand in the middle of the stage and wait for silence. Then, perform your act. After your act, wait on the stage for questions posed by the judges and possibly photographs. Before leaving the stage towards the left side, we suggest you take your best bow.
After all the contestants are finished with their acts, a procession will be held for the people in costume without prepared acts ("costume ShowCase").
The judges look for the following:
The winners are the three highest graded cosplayers. The prizes are the same for groups, as well as individuals. The decision of the judges is final and cannot be negotiated.
Applications for the Cosplay competition made by the judges or the members of the Organisation team of the Makkon society will be rejected. Members of the Makkon society are allowed to compete in the Cosplay competition.
If the contestant destroys or damages the equipment, the contestant has to pay for repairs or replacement equipment. The Makkon society holds the right to change the rules and program.