“I’m a happy Hobbit! At HobbitCon, HobbitCon! Nummer vier, Nummer vier!”
Just sayin’. Because last weekend, we went to Bonn for HobbitCon 4 – and now we’re here, with an epic case of con blues, to talk about it, just like we did for HobbitCon 3.
Yesterday, we went to the World Premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 in Berlin. Present were Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Willow Shields, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, Natalie Dormer, Jenna Malone, Francis Lawrence, Sam Claflin, Julianne Moore, Stanley Tucci, Michelle Forbes and about 6000 fans.
Although HobbitCon was in April (4.4., 5.4., 6.4.), so we are late with this, we still want to talk to you about HobbitCon, because HobbitCon is simply amazing. It was our first con ever, and man, it was a great choice for a first con. HobbitCon takes place in the Maritim Hotel Bonn, Germany, over Easter (at least that’s when the last three have been, we’ll see about the next one), and is, as the name suggests, a convention dedicated to Tolkien’s world.
This weekend – June 6th & 7th – there was one of the first Supernatural conventions in Germany. Organized by Entertainment Events, it took place in the Hilton Hotel in Düsseldorf, and was “moderated” by this guy called Parviz, who apparently is a big deal in Germany, but we’ve never heard of him, so yeah…
Anyway, we were working there, and it was awesome. On Friday, June 5th we were working at the registration, which basically meant we had to give people their tickets, and on Saturday and Sunday, we were responsible for the entrance to the main hall, where all the panels were held. So, basically, we were checking people’s tickets, making sure everyone had one, and got to see the panels at the same time. So much for the introduction to this post. Continue reading