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Grand International Cosplay Ball

Date: Tuesday October 7th 2008 [15:19] | Posted By: Joe

We've got some exciting news about the Grand International Cosplay Ball, which is set for Sunday 30th November at the Clapham Grand, London, England.

This is the first event to our knowledge that is aimed at cosplayers, and not an event like an anime convention with cosplayers as a feature.

The event looks to be a sure fire hit, with live bands, DJs, ballroom dancing, a kimono fashion show, fire and burlesque performances and even an Alice-In-Wonderland themed photography area.

As always with such events we advise that you book soon to avoid disappointment.
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Press release as follows:


The UK's first international event for cosplayers!

November 30th 2008 at The Clapham Grand, London, England.

LONDON, ENGLAND - September 22nd, 2008 - We are proud to introduce the Grand International Cosplay Ball, an exciting ball-style costume party for anime fans and cosplayers, taking place in London on November 30th!

The UK's first international cosplay event is being held at The Clapham Grand, a converted Victorian theatre which is now stylish nightclub. Cosplayers are attending from all over Europe and beyond, while special guests include world-famous cosplayer Yaya Han, who is preparing a new costume and performance exclusively for the Ball!

Expect to be entertained by a range of acts including live bands, DJ's, traditional ballroom dancing, a kimono fashion show, fire and burlesque performances and an Alice-In-Wonderland themed photography area.

Cosplay is not compulsory at this event, those in smart or stylish attire are equally welcome.

More acts and guests are being announced in the coming weeks, so please visit the official website for more information and tickets:


ABOUT THE GRAND INTERNATIONAL COSPLAY BALL: This event is organised by cosplayers for cosplayers, and is an independent event not associated with other conventions or expos. Our team members have previously worked to establish cosplay masquerades at events all over the UK, including anime and sci-fi conventions, Japanese festivals, club nights and launch events.

The Grand International Cosplay Ball

Venue: The Clapham Grand, London, England

Date: 30th November 2008

Time: 7pm-1am (19:00-01:00)

Age limit: 18+

Admission: £18 (group discount available)

Guest of honour: Yaya Han, world famous cosplayer and model

Source: Grand International Cosplay Ball

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