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Chair’s Message for Calgary Pride

For over two decades, Otafest has represented a safe community where everyone is welcome - regardless of any personal circumstance, sexual orientation, gender identity or self-expression.
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Amanda’s Monthly Cosplay Tip: Choosing Adhesives

Nothing is worse than having your hard work fall apart on you, especially right in the middle of the convention!  Choosing the right way to attach your creation together, right
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Family Fun at Otafest

Bring the whole family to one of Calgary's most colourful events of the year! Here's some of the many fun things you can do with your family at Otafest.
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Make your weekend more kawaii: The Otafest Maid Cafe & Bakery

Whether you're snacking on delicious Japanese baking and drinks, buying cute merch, or sitting down for a formal cafe session, Otafest Maids & Butlers will make your weekend!
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Become a Pokemon Master at Otafest!

Otafest is the ultimate destination for Pokemon fans of all ages! From casual activities and social gatherings to challenges and competitions, a plethora of Pokemon events run for the entire
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The Incredible Legacy of Cowboy Bebop

By: Acey R. Cowboy Bebop debuted in Japan 21 years ago in Japan. It has, in that time, become a staple in the anime scene, with an incredible ability to
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