Swancon 2006

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Swancon 2006 Renaissances

Swancon 2006 was the 31st annual West Australian Science Fiction Convention, held on March 3th-6th 2006.

The Convention

Guests

  • GoH: Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Ippongi Bang, Adrian Bedford
  • Fan GoH: Danny Oz, Alethea Raspa
  • Invited guests: Kjartan Arnorsson, Bruce Rowe, Ian Tregonning

Venue

The Acacia Hotel (now the All Seasons Hotel). The nightly con rates for rooms at the hotel were $168 (suite), $148 (deluxe or triple), $108 (superior queen or twin share), or $98 (single), including breakfast.[1]

Suggested alternative accomodation options were Northlodge Accommodation and Britannia on William.

Committee

Photograph of logo of SwanCon 2006: Renaissances - red background, black frame surrounding line drawing of rose through face mask
SwanCon 2006: Renaissances - t-shirt front.
  • President-Elect-For-Life-Beloved-Of-The-People-Generalissimo: Ken McCaw
  • Treasurer: Chris Creagh
  • Vice-President: PRK
  • Secretarial Lap Cat: Jaunita Landéesse
  • Programming: Stephen Griffiths
  • Fund Raising: Christopher Phillips
  • Assistant Gaming Coordinator: Owen Wylde
  • Art Show Coordinator: Tracey Sorensen
  • Hucksters Coordinator: Amy Hightower
  • MC / Video: John Robertson
  • Gaming Coordinator: David Gunn
  • Webmistress: Elizabeth Powell
  • Masquerade Coordinator: Anysia
  • Doubting Wife: Mel McCaw

History

Memberships

Door prices:

  • Full: $130
  • Day: Friday:$20, Saturday-Monday:$45

Movie Screenings

Fundraising screenings of the following movies were held:

  • Legend of Zorro
  • Chronicles of Narnia
  • Corpse Bride
  • The Elemental Might
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Night Watch
  • Serenity
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Ghost Busters
  • Land of the Dead (cancelled)
  • Labyrinth
  • Inside the Tardis (Dr. Who live stage show)
  • Sin City
  • Fantastic Four
  • War of the Worlds
  • Batman Begins
  • Mr and Mrs Smith
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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