Asia Trend is proud to announce the 2021 MegaCon Orlando featuring Asian Cultural Expo sponsored by WasabiCon Anime. Fans will have the opportunity to experience and learn some Asian culture and trends with Thuyen May Productions, Orlando Taiko Dojo, Gateway to Japan Inc. Rising Sun Dojo, Orlando HanQing Tai Chi Culture and Art Center, and Henna by Priya.
MegaCon, the Southeast’s largest fan convention, returns to the Orange County Convention Center Thursday, Aug 12 through Sunday, Aug 15.
Asian Cultural Expo at MegaCon Orlando schedule
|Aug 12||ASIA TREND BOOTH 3002 – 4 PM to 8 PM|
|Aug 13||HENNA TATTOO |
at ASIA TREND
BOOTH 3002– 10 AM to 7 PM
|KPOP FANDOM PANEL – 3 PM|
|Aug 14||HENNA TATTOO|
at ASIA TREND
BOOTH 3002 – 2 PM to 6 PM
|MARTIAL ARTS AND |
JAPANESE SWORDS – CANCEL
|LEARN ORIGAMI – 12:45 PM|
|Aug 15||HENNA TATTOO|
at ASIA TREND
BOOTH 3002 – 10 AM to 5 PM
|TAI CHI DEMONSTRATION |
AND WORKSHOP – 12 PM
|TAIKO DRUM DEMONSTRATION |
AND WORKSHOP – 2:30 PM
ORLANDO TAIKO DOJO LIVE! – 3 PM
Full schedule at MegaCon Orlando schedule
MegaCon Orlando will run Aug 12 -15 at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information, single-day tickets and limited four-day passes are available for purchase now on MegaCon Orlando’s website.
1. KPOP FANDOM PANEL
August 13 Friday 3 pm at Room W311E Kpop fans! Join this discussion about the bands and culture behind Korean pop music. Share info about your favorite artists, and maybe learn about others you haven’t discovered yet. Presented in part by Asia Trend.
2. LEARN ORIGAMI
August 14 Saturday 12:45 pm at Room W310A The Japanese art of paper folding (origami) is something fans of pop culture readily recognize in anime, manga, and even science fiction films like Blade Runner. Join the team from Central Florida’s Asia Trend organization as they teach this all ages workshop suitable for beginners and those already familiar with the art form. Supplies will be provided.
3. TAI CHI DEMONSTRATION AND WORKSHOP
August 15 Sunday 12 pm at Room W311E Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that’s now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Stop by for a Tai Chi demonstration and workshop presented by the Orlando HanQing Tai Chi Culture and Art Center in association with Asia Trend.
4. TAIKO DRUM DEMONSTRATION AND WORKSHOP
August 15 Sunday 2:30 pm at Room W311E Orlando Taiko Dojo is a Japanese drumming troupe who actively performs at events all across Central Florida. They demonstrate the traditional art of Japanese drums known as “Taiko.” Taiko drums were used in battlefields and have been used in religious ceremonies and festivals for over 2000 years in Japan. Stop by to see a live demonstration and workshop about this musical art form followed by a live performance! Presented in part by Asia Trend.
5. ORLANDO TAIKO DOJO LIVE!
August 15 Sunday 3 pm at Room W311E Orlando Taiko Dojo presents a live performance for MEGACON attendees! Immerse yourself in the energy and excitement of the traditional art of Japanese drums known as “Taiko.” Presented in part by Asia Trend.
6. HENNA TATTOO ARTS
At Asia Trend Booth 3002 on Aug 13 Friday: 10am to 7pm / Aug 14 Saturday: 2pm to 6pm / Aug 15 Sunday: 10am to 5pm at Asia Trend booth – Beautiful Henna Tattoo by Henna by Priya artists. Come and get your henna tattoo.