TLDR? Comic Con Medellin 2022 is coming to Medellin in December!
Medellín was the first city in Colombia to receive the honor of hosting the annual Comic Con event, followed by Bogotá.
This year, Comic Con is back. And, as you might imagine, the capital of Antioquia is set to host legions of fans.
Read ahead to learn everything you need about Comic Con Medellín 2022!
What Is Comic Con?
Comic Con is a major event held in major cities all around the world. However, it was originally created in the United States around fifty years ago.
Created as a celebration of comics, fantasy, and sci-fi, Comic Con has been perfected over the years. They’ve added fanbases like anime and activities like meet and greets, providing fans with the opportunity to meet the Hollywood stars that bring their favorite characters to life on the big screen.
A Bit History of the Comic Con Colombia
The first Comic Con in Colombia was held in Medellín in 2013. The festival has had an annual appointment in Medellinto celebrate comics, fantasy literature, anime, and cosplay.
In 2018, the festival was held in Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, for the first time. This was actually thanks to its years of success in Medellín.
What Do You Need to Know About Comic Con?
This amazing convention promises an experience like nothing else for fans of all kinds through games, meetings, shopping, talks, and meet-and-greets.
One of the best parts about Comic Con is the cosplay. Many attending visitors come wearing epic costumes, dressed up as their favorite characters from comics or anime.
Event Activities to Enjoy
Activities at Comic Con are divided into different areas to give attendees a well-rounded experience.
Here are the confirmed areas:
In the commercial area are reserved exhibitions of products and services provided by companies in the world of entertainment.
You’ll have the opportunity to check out different products and purchase anything you want, from paintings, clothes, toys, technology, and so much more!
In this area, visitors can take photographs and be a part of brand management activities.
Meet & Greet
I think this is probably everyone’s favorite space. Guests are able to meet famous guests from all over the world and all across the entertainment industry, here to take pictures and talk with fans.
You’ll need a special pass to access this part of the event. So, make sure to get yours early!
This is the place to introduce yourself to the entertainment industry, and check out exclusive scoops, products, and guests, related to everyone’s favorite movie and TV series.
Don’t leave Medellín without seeing one of the places that represent the city nationally and internationally: the Plaza Botero.
This is a famous open-air museum showcasing sculptures by the famous paisa artist Fernando Botero.
After admiring each sculpture, I recommend crossing the street over to the Museum to the Antioquia to complete your experience. Here you’ll be able to view paintings by different national and international artists and learn more about the history of the region.