In Ghent to visit this weekend about 45.000 fans of popular culture Flanders Expo, where the 31st edition of FACTS is kept. A fair for fans of fantasy, animation, comics, movies, series, science fiction and video games. They meet like-minded people and stars from the white cloth.
According to the organization, is one in three visitors dressed up to the Flanders Expo down. In the world, this is called ‘cosplay’, a form of art in which participants costumes and accessories a character or idea to imitate. The term ‘cosplay’ originated as mengwoord of ‘costume’ and ‘play’.
This year takes FACTS with a large main stage where celebrities like Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series) and actor David Tennant (The Doctor in the British sciencefictionserie Doctor Who) the public meet. In the same room, those interested can go to exclusive clips to watch future blockbusters like Transformers and Bumblebee of movie producer Sony.
FACTS run up to 18 hours today at the Flanders Expo.