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Chair’s Holiday message

Dearest Otafest Community, It is with a full heart that I extend warm holiday wishes to our incredible community of supporters. From volunteers, vendors, artists, sponsors, panellists, special guests, event partners,
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Amanda’s Monthly Cosplay Tip: Explaining Cosplay

Hello cosplayers, and Happy December! One thing that makes December so special to me (other than my birthday lol) is all the time you get to spend with friends and
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Otafest 2020 Gift Tag

Gifting tickets to Otafest to your friends or family? Put this special gift tag under the tree! Download Otafest 2020 Gift Tag Early Bird pricing for Otafest 2020 ends December
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Otafest wins Best Anime & Pop Culture Festival 2019 – Canada

NEWS RELEASE CALGARY, Canada, November 28, 2019 – for immediate release Otafest has been selected as Best Anime & Pop Culture Festival 2019 – Canada by Lux Magazine’s prestigious Global
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Amanda’s Monthly Cosplay Tip: Cosplay Comfort

We’ve all been there. You pour hours and hours of work into making your dream costume, but 2 hours into wearing it, you want nothing more than to take it
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Amanda’s Monthly Cosplay Tip: Cosplaying with Contact Lenses

Every October and before every convention I always see at least one of the following posts on social media: “Does anyone know where I can get cheap contact lenses for
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