MegaCon Brings Asian Culture to Orlando

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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.      

Asian Cultural Expo at MegaCon Orlando

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 12ASIA TREND BOOTH 3002 – 4 PM to 8 PM
Aug 13HENNA TATTOO
at ASIA TREND
BOOTH 3002– 10 AM to 7 PM
KPOP FANDOM PANEL – 3 PM
Aug 14HENNA TATTOO
at ASIA TREND
BOOTH 3002 – 2 PM to 6 PM
MARTIAL ARTS AND
JAPANESE SWORDS – CANCEL
LEARN ORIGAMI – 12:45 PM
Aug 15HENNA 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 Olando 2018

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.

Origami Workshop

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.

Tai Chi demonstration
Tai Chi demonstration and workshop presented by the Orlando HanQing Tai Chi Culture and Art Center

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.

Taiko workshop by Orlando Taiko Dojo
Taiko workshop by Orlando Taiko Dojo

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.

Orlando Taiko Dojo

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. 

Henna Tattoo arts
Henna Tattoo arts by Henna ByPriya

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