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Pyrkon – A Huge Convention in Poland! (24th – 26th of March, 2015)

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Pyrkon is coming! The next convention will be from the 24th to the 26th of April 2015 in Poznan, Poland. It is one of Europe’s largest science-fiction and fantasy festivals. The event organized by fans increased the number of fans significantly each year until the unbelievable number of around 24.000! – Wow, really? Not two zeros too much??? – No, Poland seems to have a very well-organized fandom, and this event with almost anything you can love about speculative fiction in general simply attracts more people than just a few hardcore nerds.

As a fan from abroad, please especially note the English program line with a lot world-wide famous guests from different countries – but also fannish people hold their panels. As I mentioned: Everything. A convention report will follow at Europa SF!

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Nina Horvath has studied at the University of Vienna. Her mother tongue is German. She is a keen author of short stories and published over two dozens in zines and anthologies. Her favourite genre is science-fiction. She had also been editor of the short story collections "Die Schattenuhr", "Metamorphosen - Auf den Spuren H.P. Lovecrafts" and "Darwins Schildkröte". In 2012 she won the awards "Vincent Preis" for the best horror anthology and the "Deutscher Phantastik Preis" for the best fantastic short story. (This one was also 3rd at the "DSFP" for the best science-fiction story.)

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