Phantasium: Dive into the world of gothic, fantasy and middle age

The Beursgebouw will turn into a middle age, gothic fantasy world. The fifth edition of Phantasium presents various entertainment including music, workshops, costumes and a big market and gives everyone the chance to discover a completely different world!

The event starts on Friday, 22 February at 19:00 hrs with the performance of the steampunk band “Abney Park”. Abney Park is from Seattle and gives their very first gig in the Benelux. The genre steampunk can best be described as science fiction from the 19th century, the time were steam machines were the most important power source. Combined with the clothing style inspired by the Victorians you get a world as described in the books of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells.On Saturday and Sunday you can listen to, dance to and enjoy Ball Noir, Cecilia, The Dolmen, Pyrates!, Sassenachs, Trio Dhoore, Victor Sierra en Wild Geese.Costume competitionOn Sunday there will be a costume competition on the podium. Dressed up in handmade, amazing costumes based on films, books, games or on own ideas, competitors will show themselves from their best and most creative sides. Date: Friday, 22 February – Sunday, 24 February 2013Time: •    Friday: 19:00 hrs – open end•    Saturday: 10:00 hrs – 19:00 hrs•    Sunday: 10:00 hrs – 18:00 hrsTickets:  Day ticket €12.50, family day ticket €32.00.Location: Beursgebouw Eindhoven, Lardinoisstraat 8, 5611 ZZ Eindhoven More info:http://www.phantasium.nl/link.aspx?lid=2a2b8dee-d24f-42b6-b798-60caa50a4168

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