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HPEF Announces 2008 and 2009 Conferences

Posted by: sue
December 27, 2006, 09:22 PM

HP Education Fanon, Inc. has announced two new conferences for Harry Potter fans to enjoy. Produced by the same group who brought us Lumos and is sponsoring Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend next year in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, they are announcing the following:

Lumos 2006

Leaky and MuggleNet to Face Off in Trivia Battle at Podcast; More Vegas and Podcast Updates

Posted by: Melissa
July 27, 2006, 07:25 PM

The rumors are true: the PotterCast team from Leaky and the MuggleCast team from MuggleNet will face off in the ultimate Harry Potter trivia battle at the end of the LeakyMug podcast on Saturday. It will be hosted and moderated by the Harry Potter LexiconContinued...

Lumos 2006: "A Potter Playground for Adults"

Posted by: Melissa
July 27, 2006, 11:37 AM

Lumos 2006 is officially underway in Las Vegas, and The Toronto Star reports that the event is being called "a Harry Potter playground for adults." In particular, this article discusses teachers' attendance at Lumos, and their use of Harry Potter novels as a way to stimulate reading and impartContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Scholastic Begins Twenty Day Countdown to HBP Paperback

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2006, 04:15 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter books, has now launched their twenty day countdown to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in paperback. Each day until July 25, there will be a new question about the books; the first one here. Then, the last question willContinued...

Potters, Malfoys to Give Free Concert on Lumos Eve

Posted by: Melissa
May 06, 2006, 10:35 PM

Boston-based rock group "Harry and The Potters," known for sporting Hogwarts student uniforms and supporting literacy through their Harry Potter-inspired songs such as "Save Ginny Weasley," "Platform 9 & 3/4," "Dumbledore's Army," and "S.P.E.W."Continued...

Deadline for Lumos Art Gallery Approaching

Posted by: Melissa
April 27, 2006, 09:21 PM

Hey Lumos attendees (have you sent your RSVP for the live podcast to yet?) - if you would like your art showcased at the conference's art gallery, you have until May 15 to submit it. The gallery is for amateurs and pros, and subjects may range from Harry Potter to science fictionContinued...

Lumos 2006

Lumos 2006 News: Registration Almost Sold Out

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2006, 09:09 PM

If you have been considering attending Lumos 2006, and have not yet registered, now is the time to do so. The organizers let us know today that their Harry Potter Symposium is rapidly selling out, so if you would like to register, you may do so via this link. This latest gathering of Harry Potter fansContinued...


Harry Potter Scholars' Conference to be Held in Copenhagen

Posted by: Melissa
January 22, 2006, 10:07 PM

The Patronus 2006 conference will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from July 7-9, 2006 at the University of Copenhagen. The conference will be hosted by the independent organization Patronus in cooperation with the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies at the UniversityContinued...

Lumos Conference Now Open for Registration

Posted by: Kristin
August 03, 2005, 06:23 AM

Lumos 2006: A Harry Potter Symposium is now accepting registration. The event is scheduled for July 27-30, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is being organized by HP Education Fanon, the same group that hosted Nimbus 2003 in Orlando, Florida.

Accio and Lumos Fandom Events Updates

Posted by: sue
July 04, 2005, 03:47 PM

We have two pieces of news today regarding the Harry Potter Conventions that are to take place in the near future.
First, Accio 2005, the UK Harry Potter Conference, has announced that, due to demand, they will have day tickets available to the public for Saturday, July 30th. The announcement says:


Convention Watch: Lumos 2006 Debuts Web Site

Posted by: Melissa
April 06, 2005, 05:00 PM

The organizers for Lumos 2006, an HP convention to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, next year, have let us know their new Web site is open for business.
Lumos will be run by HPEF, the same organization that ran Nimbus 2003 and will be running The Witching Hour. Registration for Lumos will begin on Harry'sContinued...