The Insider's Guide to Celebration Europe

Discussion in 'FanForce: Conventions Europe' started by Disciple-of-Tython, Jul 8, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Disciple-of-Tython Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Sep 12, 2006
    star 4
    The Insider's Guide to Celebration Europe


    SPECIAL STAGES & EVENTS
    Friday, July 13 Outdoor Stage, Royal Victoria Square (Directly west of ExCeL Center)

    18:30 -- 19:00 Celebration Europe Opening Ceremonies
    Host Steve Sansweet kicks off the Celebration of 30 years of Star Wars, and introduces special guests, including Ian McDiarmid, the distinguished actor who portrayed Palpatine in the Star Wars Saga.

    19:00 -- 21:30 A New Hope Screening
    Benefiting Medicinema, the charitable organization that brings theater-quality movie experiences to hospitals, the screening of the first movie of the Star Wars Saga is set to take place on the Royal Victoria Square. Bring a picnic, or purchase food and beverages to benefit Medicinema, while you enjoy an outdoor, informal evening with other Star Wars fans!

    21:30 onward Opening Night Mixer at Fox Pubs
    Join fellow Star Wars fans for fun and maybe a few drinks at the Fox Pubs, right next to the ExCeL center.

    Saturday, July 14

    19:00 -- 22:00 Saturday Night Star Wars Party on the Waterfront (Waterfront side, ExCeL Center). Wear your best Star Wars costume, or just some good party clothes, and come prepared for an evening of fun, meeting fans from all over the world!

    THE FAN STAGE at CELEBRATION EUROPE

    The Fan Stage and Event Area at Celebration Europe is located near the front of Hall S8. Every day of the show, fans from all over will share their expertise and experiences with other fans, from costuming to droid building to traveling the world in Star Wars style.

    Sincere thanks to John Harris, Commanding Officer of the UK Garrison of the 501st Legion, for all his work to make Celebration Europe a success and for mustering and scheduling the Fan Stage presentations.

    Friday, July 13

    11:00 -- 12:00 Fan Force Presentation
    The Fan Force -- Who are they? And how do you join? Members give you a rundown on one of the largest non-official Fan Clubs.

    12:15 -- 13:15 R2-D2 Builders' Club
    The R2-D2 Builders club display their droids, and explain what it takes to make one!

    13:30 -- 14:30 L'Amour d'Armor: Costuming for the Troopers of the Trilogy
    Covering the various incarnations of the armored stormtrooper costumes seen in the original trilogy, namely the clean TK, the sandtrooper, the snowtrooper, and the scout.

    14:45 -- 15:45 Hardware Store Props -- Scott Will
    How to build realistic props using common and easy-to-find material, including blasters, lightsabers, backpacks, and even droids!

    16:00 -- 16:15 Jedi vs. Jedi, Mustafar Reenacted
    Two Jedi duel in a scene based on the Mustafar sequence in Episode III.

    16:30 -- 17:15 Vader's Fist -- The Founder Speaks on the 501st Legion
    For the first time, Albin Johnson (the founder of the 501st) speaks to the European Fans about the Legendary Legion!

    17:30 -- 18:00 Droid Demonstration
    The droids are back, and this time we get to test their mettle. The droid handlers will demonstrate their creations in motion, and test their agility!

    Saturday, July 14

    11:00 -- 11:30 The Vader Hot Air Balloon Project
    Video presentation of the making of the Vader balloon.

    11:45 -- 12:45 Sites of Star Wars -- Jeremy Beckett
    Star Wars filming locations around the world.

    13:00 -- 14:00 R2-D2 Builders' Club
    The R2-D2 Builders' Club will display their Droids, and explain what it takes to make one!

    14:30 -- 15:30 Muscle for Hire: Costuming for the Bounty Hunter
    This panel addresses Jango and Boba Fett, and also touches on other bounty hunters seen in the films.

    15:45 -- 16:00 Jedi vs. Jedi, Mustafar Reenacted
    Two Jedi duel in a scene based on the Mustafar sequence in Episode III.

    16:30 Droid Demonstration
    The droids are back, and this time we get to test their mettle. The droid handlers will demonstrate their creations in motion, and test their agility!

    Sunday, July 15

    11:00 -- 11:30 The Vader Hot Air Balloon Project
    Video presentation of the making of the Vader balloon.

    11:45 -- 12:45 Fan Force Presentation
    The Fan Force -- Who are they? And how do you join? Members give you a rundown
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.