Lucca Comics & Games – Lucca
28 October-1 November 2022. The most famous event for comic and game lovers.
From October 28th to November 1st 2022 takes place in Lucca the 56th edition of Lucca Comics & Games, the international fair dedicated to comics, animation, games (role-playing, board, card), video games, fantasy and science fiction. It is the first and the biggest European and second worldwide fair after the Comiket in Tokyo.
The 2022 theme is Hope
All the most important operators in the field and an ever-increasing number of specialized shops, comic shops and recreational-cultural associations participate. During the days of the fair-exhibit various events are held including, concerts, shows, meetings with the authors, presentations, live role-playing and cosplayer tournaments dedicated to the comics and animation sector in general.
Both within Lucca Comics and Lucca Games there are also exhibits and exhibition itineraries dedicated to the main world artists or work titles present at the festival. Some of these exhibits are set up in the evocative Renaissance setting of the city, inside the same ancient buildings of Lucca.
Every year Lucca Games also organizes a series of events related to the game world such as tournaments, prizes, competitions and seminars. The Best of Show award is the award for the leading products of the gaming industry, assigned by a jury to the best game among those presented by the publishing houses in the various categories.
In addition, at Lucca Comics there are also many awards such as the Gran Guinigi, awarded to various exponents of the comics industry and the Lucca Project Contest intended for aspiring Italian comics authors.
The numbers are impressive: the 1993 edition had just had nearly 30,000 visitors, and it was a real record at the time!
In 2016, 270,000 tickets were sold and since then a maximum of 80,000 salable day tickets has been established.
See the 2022 edition>>>
Entry with a fee. Tickets can be purchased online>>>
Go the Facebook page of Lucca Comics and Games
And you may follow also a Facebook group of passionate of the event
Credits foto: Gurren LEdit, photogtapher. He will be attending the event. To contact him go on his facebook page>>>
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