• Where/When/How

    Date: July 27-30th 2017

    Place: Linköping University

    Opens: Thursday 27/7 09.37

    Closes: Sunday 30/7 12.00

    We offer bus rides from Stockholm, Gothenburg, Borås and Jönköping to the festival. There are parking spot available at the festival.

    There are dormitories, camping sites, hotel rooms and a trailer camping spot within walking distance of the festival.

  • Don't Miss!

    Two happy cosplayers posing for a photo. To the left, Kakashi Hatake from Naruto. To the right, Arcade Sona from League of Legends.

    Cosplay

    Competitions for Everyone

    6 different formats with craftsmanship and performance evaluation. Compete alone or with your friends at a level that suits you.

     

    Panels and Lectures

    Meet famous cosplayers, discuss important topics with the community and learn new things together with your friends!

     

    Nordic Cosplay Championship

    Watch the best cosplayers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland compete for the title of Nordic Champion.

    A happy panda (crew) playing Guitar Hero.

    Gaming

    Tournaments

    Show the world what you've got. Lots of tournaments in new and old titles, for singles and teams, beginners and pros.

     

    Arcade

    Classic wooden cabinets, rhythm games, dance pads, shooters, disco lights and awesome atmosphere. Free to play, of course!

     

    Casual

    If you prefer to chill out and play, with friends or by yourself, there are tons of computers and consoles to play on.

    A happy cosplayer drawing a red sun. The character is Commander Shepherd from Mass Effect.

    Creative

    The Exhibition
    Hundreds of cosplayers, sketch artists, musicians, game developers, youtubers and other young creators will show off their work, meet their fans and educate about topics they are passionate about.

     

    Artist Alley
    You can talk to all of the exhibitors and ask questions about their work. Many of their creations are for sale, and some creators take commissions during the event!

     

    Lectures and Workshops

    Many creators have a story. At the festival they are given a platform to share it. Giving you an amazing opportunity to learn about something new.

  • Work at NärCon

    Apply as crew and work at the event. You eat, sleep and enter NärCon for free!

    You only work a few hours per day, and the rest of the time you are free to enjoy the festival!