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Dragon Con Night at the Georgia Aquarium Promises an Ocean of Undersea Fun
Yaya Han Hosts All New Costume Competition, The Chôsen
ATLANTA – August 12, 2015 – Dragon Con, Atlanta’s internationally known pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi and gaming convention, takes over The Georgia Aquarium on Saturday night,September 5 for a cosplay competition and party hosted by leading cosplayer Yaya Han.
New this year, The Chôsen cosplay competition will feature 20 of the top costumes at Dragon Con, selected during a pre-judging session. Han and co-host Marc Lee will emcee, along with a panel of celebrity judges including Heroes of Cosplay’sMonika Lee, Catherine Lee Lewis of God Save the Queen Fashions, and Lee “Fev” Camara of Fev Studios.
Competition winners will share in over $1,500 in prizes, with the top prize including a four night stay at a host hotel for the 30th annual Dragon Con in 2016.
Afterwards, Han will stick around to greet fans, take photographs and make autographs available.
“This is an amazing way to experience the intergalacticly famous Georgia Aquarium as only Dragon Con can bring it to you,” convention co-chair Rachel Reeves said. “All the fandoms will be out in force and our amazing DJs will keep the atrium rocking like a barrel of wild sea monkeys. It’ll be a whale of a party!”
The event runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. with pre-judging beginning at 6 p.m. The Dragon Con shuttle service will be available.
Tickets for Dragon Con Night at the Georgia Aquarium are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. A limited quantity of VIP tickets, including complimentary appetizers and full bar, plus water and soft drinks, in a special viewing area, are available for $80. For more information or to purchase tickets, visitwww.georgiaaquarium.org/dragoncon.
About Dragon Con
Dragon Con is the internationally known pop culture convention held each Labor Day in Atlanta. Organized for fans, Dragon Con features more than about 3,000 hours of comics, film, television, costuming, art, music and gaming over four days. For more information, please visit www.dragoncon.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.