World SF Convention Returns to Australia

At Denvention 3, the 66th World Science Fiction Convention, Australia was chosen as the site for the 68th Worldcon, to be held in Melbourne from September 2-6, 2010. This will be the fourth time the Worldcon has been held in Australia, following the very successful 1975, 1985 and 1999 conventions.

The convention will be known as Aussiecon 4, and will feature author Kim Stanley Robinson, long-time sf fan Robin Johnson, and local artist Shaun Tan as its Guests of Honor. Worldcons are large gatherings of readers, writers, artists, editors, publishers, film-makers, costumers, and musicians -- from all around the world -- who gather in one place each year to celebrate the science fiction, fantasy, horror, YA and related genres. We are expecting around 2,500 members to attend the convention which will make it the largest such event ever held in this country.

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