MDC North Campus to Host First Finn-Con@MDC Anime & Gaming Expo June 24

Miami, June 9, 2023 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus will host its first Finn-Con@MDC, an all-day convention that will immerse attendees in the world of anime, cosplay, graphic novels, visual arts and gaming on Saturday, June 24, from 1 to 9 p.m. Cosplayers, gaming enthusiasts and fans of all ages are invited to join this vibrant event featuring a dynamic range of activities and experiences. This event is FREE and open to the public.

“We are thrilled to host our first-ever anime and gaming expo,” said North Campus President Fermin Vazquez. “Finn-Con@MDC aims to promote and celebrate the appreciation of a variety of art and literary forms, all while fostering social awareness and personal enrichment through captivating media.”

Finn-Con@MDC will offer a variety of fun and brain-twisting activities. Those seeking a challenge can test their problem-solving skills in the immersive Harry Potter Themed Escape Room, where participants will collaborate to solve riddles and uncover hidden clues. The Live Anime & Video Game Concert will transport audiences to the worlds of Zelda, Attack on Titan, Super Mario and Pokémon through music, lighting and stunning special effects. Participate in the Singing Competition and the Cosplay Contest for a chance to win a prize.

Finn-Con@MDC goes beyond entertainment by providing opportunities to give back. Gamers can contribute to a good cause by participating in the Charity Video Game Tournaments organized by Genshiken, North Campus’ student organization dedicated to anime, gaming and Asian culture. All tournament registration proceeds will be donated to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital through the Extra Life Charity program.

There will also be plenty of activities for children. From face painting and mask-making to interactive science lessons on the creation and play of slime, young ones will have a blast while learning valuable safety tips and troubleshooting techniques.

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WHAT:      Finn-Con@MDC

WHEN:     Saturday, June 24, 1 – 9 p.m.

WHERE:   MDC North Campus, Buildings 2 & 5

11380 N.W. 27th Ave.