Tourism in the Chelyabinsk Region

M.O.con Cosplay Festival

Spring and autumn
Festival Chelyabinsk

The main cosplay festival of Chelyabinsk Region is held twice a year: in spring and autumn.

‘Cosplay’ means transformation (using costumes, makeup and even facial expressions) into popular characters from anime, computer games, films or books. The festival of this contemporary art form always involves a contest to determine the most creative cosplay, with the winner selected by a panel of judges. At the fair, visitors can buy souvenirs, fashionable jewellery and clothes with images of their favourite characters, take pictures with other participants, and make new friends.

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