ECG Season 5: the finals
Cosplay goes on conquering Europe with a new edition of the European Cosplay Gathering: the ECG is back on track in 2014-2015 with selections in 11 European countries and great finals announced as an awesome firework at Japan Expo!
In July 2011, the European Cosplay Gathering, ECG for short, went through the finals of its first edition. This big European cosplay contest is on again with a great tour of Europe during which cosplayers are selected to take part in the finals set at Japan Expo in July 2015.
3 or 4 participants are chosen in each of the following 11 countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
The ECG allows the entrants to parade on the biggest cosplay stage in Europe, the Ichigô Stage at Japan Expo, in front of 15,000 people. More than a mere cosplay show, the ECG finals are a masterpiece!
Yaya Han, talented cosplayer and guest of the festival, will be part of the jury.
2014-2015 European tour
France: Japan Expo 15th Impact
July 2-6, 2014 at Paris-Nord Villepinte - www.japan-expo-paris.com
- Group: Laura “Nikita” S., Cécile “Sikay” A. & Eva “Annshella” A. as Killer Frost, Wonder Woman and Raven from Injustice
- Solo: Jean-Daniel “Arlek1” P. as Spawn
UK: Hyper Japan
July 25-27, 2014 in London - hyperjapan.co.uk
- Group: Naomi T. & Adelaide F. in costumes from Lord of Vermilion
- Solo: Begoña F M. as Lydia in Beetlejuice
Sept. 19-21, 2014 in Lisbon - anifest.org
- Group: Rita R. & Sofia R. in costumes from Sakizou
- Solo: Ines G. in a costume from Diablo 3
Spain: Salon Del Manga Barcelona
Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2014 in Barcelona - www.ficomic.com
- Group: Laura F. & Estefania C. in costumes from Castlevania Lord of
- Solo: Laura H. in a Diablo 3 costume
Italy: Lucca Comics & Games
Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2014 in Lucca - www.luccacomicsandgames.com
- Group: Eleonora C. & Elisabetta G. in costumes from Sakizou
- Solo: Daniela L. in a costume from Aion
Dec. 13-14, 2014 in Warsaw - www.miohi.pl
- Group: Atai and Cinnamon in costumes from Alice in Wonderland
- Solo: Ewa "Kicking Machine" G. as Kanna from AIR
Feb. 20-22, 2015 in Copenhaguen - www.j-popcon.dk
- Group: Line & Louise E. in costumes from The Hobbit
- Solo: Alex H. in a costume from Zone00
Germany: Leipzig Buchmesse
March 12-15, 2015 in Leipzig - www.leipziger-buchmesse.de
- Group: Anna M. & Claudia H. as Batman & Robin
- Solo: Nicole M. as Djidane from Final Fantasy IX
April 2015 in Montreux - www.polymanga.com
- Group: Gaëlle C. & Marina P. in costumes from Soul Calibur 3
- Solo: Nicolas P. as G.I. Joe
April 2015 in Brussels - www.bifff.net
- Group: Ellen C. and Yanah R. in costumes from Sleeping Beauty
- Solo: Céline V. in a costume from League of Legends
June 12-14, 2015 in The Hague - www.animecon.nl
- Group category: Alana VdB., Melissa VdB. and Ronald B. with costumes fromPrincess Mononoke
- Solo category: Michael M. with a costume from Final Fantasy XII
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