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Israeli geek convention ICon returns for hybrid festival at Sukkot

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Israeli geek convention ICon returns for hybrid festival at Sukkot

Dubbed “Mini-ICon,” the festival can be held over three days, September 22-23 and 26, for the duration of the Sukkot vacation.

An elaborate cosplay costume contest rewarded Israeli geeks for their painstaking handiwork (photo credit: JONATHAN WIETZ)

An elaborate cosplay costume contest rewarded Israeli geeks for their painstaking handiwork

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(photo credit: JONATHAN WIETZ)

Israel’s premier geek convention ICon is encourage for 2021 in a restricted form.

Dubbed “Mini-ICon,” the festival can be held over the direction of three days for the duration of the Sukkot vacation on September 22-23 and 26.

Unlike in old years, the festival can be held in a hybrid format, with digital events held online and in-person events held at the Eshkol Pais venue near the Tel Aviv Cinematheque.

Due to the social distancing restrictions because of the COVID-19, tickets must be reserved for your total in-person events – even the free ones, and role is restricted. 

Moreover because of the the restrictions, the vendors selling novel or inclined books, comics, geek paraphernalia may per chance also now no longer be latest this year, despite the reality that browsing can be available at Dizengoff Heart.

Dizengoff Mall on Election Day, March, 2021 (credit: AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)Dizengoff Mall on Election Day, March, 2021 (credit: AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)

Tickets are also wished for the digital events.

First organized by the Israeli Society for Science Fiction and Legend in 1998, the ICon Festival is a worthy-anticipated annual match for geeks. It in most cases attracts excessive-profile company from all the intention by intention of the geek world, equivalent to in 2019, when it featured celebrated delusion creator Brandon Sanderson

Tickets may per chance even be provided online after registering here.

For a fat checklist of the events at this year’s ICon, verify here.

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Israeli geek convention ICon returns for hybrid festival at Sukkot