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About the festival

A grand-scale exhibition of interactive entertainment is the event that should be attended by every pop culture fan. Dreams come true: on the 16-17th of April 2016 WEGAME festival will open its doors for everyone who is fond of virtual worlds and modern technologies. Take a chance to see, hold and play with the best developments of interactive entertainment world. Don’t miss an opportunity to test hardware that hasn’t been put on the market yet. Take the occasion to play with the best gamers, talk to likeminded people and find new friends. New computer, console and mobile games, presentations from the biggest game developers, e-sport competitions, master classes from professional players and the largest cosplay festival in Ukraine are waiting for you!

Only at WEGAME you will have a possibility to test the newest virtual reality systems and see how your favourite games will look tomorrow. Don’t miss the main gaming event in Ukraine! 

Interactive entertainment exhibition
Interactive entertainment exhibition
e-Sports competitions
e-Sports competitions
Pop culture zone
Pop culture zone

Our participants

Na'Vi

Na'Vi

Natus Vincere (latin - Born to Conquer) – eSports organization, one of theindustry leaders. In its five years of existence, its teams have won and defended repeatedlytitles of World champion in various events, as well as set several world records that have not been surpassed yet.The team will present its interactive area for all visitors. Everyone will have a chance to win prizes!

ASUS CyberZone

ASUS CyberZone

Together with ASUS, the leader of digital technologies, the best Ukrainian computer club was created. Advanced hardware from Asus, Samsung, Antec, Zalman and Intel, high-speed internet channel 1 Gbs, best devices from SteelSeries and a wide range of the latest computer games. ASUS CyberZonedelights hardcore gamers with regular tournaments on popular computer games! The tournaments have really great prizes. That is why the company takes part in a demo zone and provides a first-class interaction for all the guests!

QuantumPhoenixStudio

QuantumPhoenixStudio

Within the Festival, the Company will present itsTheButterlySign game! It is a first person detective game: the game hero is the only person, who has survived after massive terrorist attack and the only witness, who is able to tell the truth to the world. The hero decides to take trial medication that helps him to retrace the events leading to the catastrophe. Staying in the world of his memory, the detective has to find perpetrators step by step, evidence by evidence.

Party Game

Party Game

The company will presenttable games and gaming accessories. It will organize a game room with trainings, themed animation for all visitors of the festival.

Heart Beat Games

Heart Beat Games

Indie team of computer and mobile application developers from Kharkiv. They love games, play games and create them. Their motto: GamesThat Make Your Heart Beat Faster!

ЗОНА51

ЗОНА51

Continuing the tradition of Eletek, company’s assortment is focused on products for gamers and PC enthusiasts. Presented in the demo zone are world famous brands, including Razer, Steelseries, MadCatz, Rapoo, AeroCool, Zalman, etc. If you want to make your computer exclusivein all the aspects - from appearance to capacity - you are in good hands. If you are a professional gamer, or just planningto become one, then you need to getproper hardware. It is something ZONA51 is in an unrivalled position to do. If you are a connoisseur of computer accessories of the highest quality - you've found what you were looking for! The company is a pioneer on Ukrainiangamer products and modding market.

CheckiO

CheckiO

One of the most famous Ukrainian startups. Its team now partly lives and works in Las Vegas. CheckiO is a game where programmers can compete in code writing. At the moment CheckiO has more than 70 thousand registered users, with Ukrainians occupying the third place among them. Players have already offered more than 45 thousand software solutions to puzzles and game problems.

Wider

Wider

Projection monoblock, which provides a seamless panoramic content with high resolution. Wider helps gaming clubs to hold tournaments and at the same time to show players’ consoles, stats and standings. During the breaks and promos thismultivisorturns into a multimedia advertising field. Its main advantage is the ability to adapt the device to both the amateur and professional tournaments.

GG-Shop

GG-Shop

It is not just a shop. It is a comfort zone for geeks and gamers, that is for you and your friends. The company will present: action figures, statuettes, 3D models themed on Dota2 (action figures of Pudge, Kunkka, Lina, Tidehunter, Crystal Maiden, Akasha, Void), Dota2 keyholders (with Dota2 logo, Aegisshield, Butterfly sword, Vanguard shield), Dota2 cups (cups with Dota2 logo, with Lina, etc), Dota2 T-shirts. There will be also things themed on League of Legends: hats (Timo hat, Rammus hat, Poro hat), action figures, statuettes, 3D models (Caitlyn, Ari, Ezreal, Zed, Gnar action figures), stuffed toys, cushions (Baron Nashor cushion, Blitzcrank stuffed toys, Poro, Timo, Tibbers toys) keyholders in the form of League of Legends heroes weapon (Draven or Darius axe, Soraka or Nami staff, Yasuo sword), mugs, T-shirts, clothing, mouse pads and many other little things.

Pulsar

Pulsar

Visitors will enjoy wide range of anime action figurines, Nendoroids, Figmas, Manga, various clothing in Otaku, K-POP and Japan Urban styles, trinkets and other anime goods! Thanks to Pulsar all anime fans will be able to buy goods, presented on global markets.

FlyOver

FlyOver

This team creates a new generation of entertainment, simulator in which users control not virtual characters, but real physical models, drones, their avatars and get audio, video, telemetry and spatial feedback in real time.

SMART Group

SMART Group

A fast-growth distributor of accessories for tablets, smartphones and gadgets. The company offers not only a wide range of high quality accessories for various devices, but also effective support to wholesalers, conducts market analysis to create optimal sales and customer service conditions. The company has extensive experience on the accessories market. Therefore, within the event, the company will present only high-quality goods. SMART Group offers its services for the creation of assortment product grids for different categories of customers.

Contacts

For exhibitors and sponsors:

Aleksandra Lyovkina

For exhibitors and sponsors:

 Marina Posherstnik

Manager of show program:

Iryna Selezn'ova

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Velyka Vasylkivska str., 55

Organizer

Smile-Expo is an international company that operates in countries of CIS and Eastern Europe, focusing on organization of public events. We create the most interesting, popular and exciting exhibitions, attended by tens of thousands of people. Our experts have their fingers on the pulse of scientific and technological progress, and monitor the most impressive trends in the world of business, science and culture. Smile-expo is willing to show everyone who visits our exhibitions what an amazing world we live in. 

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Our visitor:

  • 64%
  • 36%
pie-chart
  • 10-19 years 29,2%
  • 20-24 years 19,6%
  • 25-34 years 21,0%
  • 35-44 years 16,0%
  • Older than 45 years 14,2%
  • Video Games
  • Music
  • Cinema
  • Newest technologies
  • Cosplay

We are looking to cooperate with:

  • Developers and publishers operating on gaming industry market
  • Computer centers specializing in e-sport
  • Manufacturers and distributors of computer gaming equipment and software
  • Developers and distributors of portative electronics, accessories
  • Developers and distributors of modern, high technology solutions
  • Developers and distributors of gaming consoles, arcade machines
  • Developers and table games manufacturers
  • Entertainment literature publishers
  • Distributive film companies
  • Specialized gaming press and mass media with wide audience
  • Representatives of social communities and online portals

It’s an opportunity for you to:

  • Introduce your projects and enter Ukrainian market
  • Build and enhance the image of your company
  • See how potential customers react on your product
  • Learn new markets and customer segments
  • Launch advertising campaign
  • Expand contacts with themed and general mass media
  • Gather information about customer preferences and learn the market
  • Share practices with leading companies in the industry
  • Reach your target audience and announce yourself in the market
  • Create an image of a stable, developing company

Participation options

We invite a wide range of companies to participate and offer the most profitable options of cooperation


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Presenation of project

Exhibition of interactive entertainment WEGAME is the largest event of its kind in Ukraine. We invite a wide range of companies to participate and offer the most beneficial collaboration options.

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Accreditation

Representatives of mass media who want to attend WEGAME should fill in a simple form. Once you submit your e-mail, you will find a message in your mailbox informing you how, when and where to get an accreditation badge. 

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We are open for collaboration with mass media that highlight computer and videogame market, the latest developments of software market, theme events or pop culture. Fill in application form and submit it for registration and partnership with WEGAME.

Press-release

You will get press-releases, new articles and materials on everything happening at WEGAME at first hand. 

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Presenation of project

Exhibition of interactive entertainment WEGAME is the largest event of its kind in Ukraine. We invite a wide range of companies to participate and offer the most beneficial collaboration options.

Watch Download

Become an information partner

We are open for collaboration with mass media that highlight computer and videogame market, the latest developments of software market, theme events or pop culture. Fill in application form and submit it for registration and partnership with WEGAME.

Schedule of events

Competitions, presentations, championships and everything that each guest of WEGAME has to see

16.04.2016

10:00
Festival opening
10:30
The Beginning of Dota2 Cyber Tournament
11:00
The Beginning of lectures on the main stage.Report of Andrey Gaydut, founder of ”Shpil!” Magazine.
11:40
Aleksandr Dzyuba
12:00
Nikolay “NickUrs” Ursatiy
16:00
The Opening of the Cosplay Show on the main stage
18:50
The End of Dota2 Cyber Tournament. End of the first day of the Festival.

17.04.2016

10:00
Festival opening
10:30
The Beginning of Counter-Strike Cyber Tournament
11:00
The Beginning of lectures on the main stage
11:30
Roman Rudyuk (Microsoft)
12:00
VR panel (The Farm 51, Samsung, Touch me)
16:00
Cosplay Contest final. Show and Award Ceremony
19:00
The End of Counter-Strike Cyber Tournament.Close of the Festival.

Plan of the festival

Information for cosplayers

WEGAME invites cosplayers from all over Ukraine! Introduce yourself and your character to a huge audience and find likeminded people among fans of comic strips, video games, cinema and TV-shows! Photo sessions, defile contest, sharing experiences, lots of acquaintances and prizes are waiting for you!

Information for cosplayers

Cosplay is a popular trend on the West, which is rapidly gaining popularity in Ukraine. Like professional actors, fans of virtual world, cinema and comic strips are doing their best to transform into their favourite heroes. Participants in details reconstruct costumes, make-up and images that were taken as a basis.  It is customary to defile in order to present your costume, playing the role of the chosen hero. There is a whole industry providing services to cosplayers on the West, and it is yet to come in Ukraine. And WEGAME festival will allow making a huge step in this direction!

Cosplayers who are willing to participate in the defile of interactive entertainment exhibition WEGAME will have to undergo a competitive selection procedure, presenting their costumes and images. The choice of universe for hero reconstruction is not limited by anything except your imagination! Winners of selection procedure will get an opportunity to demonstrate their costumes and images to guests of WEGAME!

REGULATION OF THE COSPLAY CONTEST

Please read mandatory conditions for participation before submitting application!

REGULATION OF THE COSPLAY CONTEST

1. The Contest Organizer
1.1 The organizer of the Contest is Smile-Expo LLC (hereinafter – “the Organizer”)
Legal address: 7 Budindustriyi street, office 1, Holosiivskyi district, Kyiv, 01013
USREOU 39183091
Individual tax number 391830926503

2. General Provisions
2.1. The name of the Contest: “Cosplay”
The Contest is public.
2.2. The Contest is held by the Organizer within the framework WEGAME, which will take place within the period of 16 – 17 April 2016 at the Olympic National Sports Complex located at the address: 55 Velyka Vasylkivska street, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2.3. The purpose of the Contest is:
Promotion and attraction of public interest to WEGAME;
2.4. The territory of the Contest is Ukraine.
2.5. The total Contest period is as follows: the Contest is held within 2 (two) days. First day starts on 16 April 2016 at 16:30 Kyiv time and finishes on 16 April 2016 at 18:30 Kyiv time. The second day starts on 17 April 2016 at 16:30 Kyiv time and finished on 17 April 2016 at 18:30 Kyiv time.
The official time reading of the Contest is done using the Organizer's clock. 
2.6. Participation in the Contest is open to visitors that have bought a ticket to WEGAME, which will take place on April 16 - 17, 2016 at the Olympic National Sports Complex located at the address: 55 Velyka Vasylkivska street, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2.7 The Contest is open to persons who are citizens of Ukraine as well to foreign citizens. Participants under legal age shall be represented by their legal representatives. The Organizer shall reserve the right, subject to prior notification, to exclude from the Contest any person in case of non-compliance with the requirements of this Regulation. 
2.8. The Contest is held in accordance with the requirements of the current Ukrainian legislation and the present Regulation.
2.9. The Contest is not a lottery or any other agreement for prize winning based on the risk (including gambling). The Contest is held not for generating a profit. 
2.10. Employees and representatives of the Contest Organizer, persons associated with it, their family members, as well as employees of other legal entities (counterparties of the Contest Organizer) are not permitted to participate in the Contest. 
2.11. The Organizer informs about the Contest by posting information about it on the Contest website http://wegame.com.ua/ru#cosplay and other pages of the Organizer in social networks: Facebook, Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki and other resources. 
2.12 If the Participant of the Contest does not have required legal capacity by virtue of its age, its interests to the Organizer shall be represented by its legal representative.

3. Conditions of Participation in the Contest
3.1. To participate in the Contest, the Participant must purchase a ticket to attend WEGAME and submit an application (applications are submitted by filling in forms on the website: http://wegame.com.ua/ru).
3.2. Applications are accepted from February 1, 2016 to April 1, 2016. A person wishing to take part in the Contest shall indicate in the application form the following information: name, age, contact telephone number, email address, link to a social network, name of the character, photo of the character, photo of the costume.
If applications are submitted from a team of participants (up to three participants), an application is filled in by one representative, provided however that demo materials of all participants of the team are submitted.
3.3 Applications are processed within the period of 4 April 2016 to 8 April 2016. According to the results of the applications processing, the Organizer conducts the selection of Participants based on submitted by the Participants demo materials*. Due to the limitation of the Contest show program duration, the maximum number of the Contest Participants is 50 (fifty) people.
The Organizer is not required to specify the reason for application rejection. Information on the results of the application consideration and further actions will be sent to the specified email address. In order to check the status of the application, the Participant has the right to contact the Organizer.
* Requirements to demo materials: costumes shall correspond to images of specific heroes from specific works; for other cases, the category of “original cosplay” is provided (in this case, you must specify “the name of the character” in the application form).
All works of art - movies, TV shows, cartoons, anime, books, plays, operas, and games can be used as a source. The use of images of real people is allowed only if they are the characters of works of art.
3.4. Participants who have applied to participate in the Contest, but have not been selected, receive a 50% discount on a 2-day ticket to the festival. For this purpose, a letter with detailed information on the further actions will be sent to the specified e-mail address.
3.5. Participants who have been selected receive two (2) tickets to the event on free of charge basis.

4. Stages of the Contest and determination of the Winner at WEGAME
4.1. Participation in the Contest is held in the form of presentations (catwalks) of Participants in costumes on a specially equipped place (stage). Maximum performance duration: solo catwalk - 3 minutes; paired or group catwalk - 5 minutes.
The Organizer at its own discretion determines the order of presentations.
4.2. Based on the results of each participant presentation, the Contest Jury evaluates Participants on the basis of the Participant Evaluation System.
4.3. As a result, the Winners are three (3) Participants who have scored the highest number of points.
4.4. Award of winners with certificates to receive cash prize will be held on April 17, 2016 at the Olympic National Sports Complex located at the address: 55 Velyka Vasylkivska street, Kyiv, Ukraine.

5. The Jury
5.1. For the purposes of high-quality and objective evaluation of Participants, the  Organizer ensures the presence of the Jury at the Contest. The jury (judges) of the Contest include
- Anton Tsybulevsky (http://vk.com/id6785395 ) - a web developer, cosplayer, multiple prize winner in the nominations of stage shows and photo cosplay at festivals in Ukraine and Russia.
- Lisa Spiridonova (https://vk.com/bellatrixaiden) – a famous cosplayer with experience of participation in Ukrainian and foreign festivals.
- Darya Slobodyanyk (http://vk.com/dasha_slobodyanik) – an executive producer of Igronavty project.
- Eva Davidova (http://vk.com/eva_photo) – a photographer, cosplay, artist.
- Julianna Podnebesnaya (http://vk.com/id100685720) – a coordinator of cosplay performances and a head of public relations of Odessa Festival Natsu Nami; a coordinator of translators and journalists at Animedia.TV project; an administrator of Made In Heaven team
 

6. Participant Evaluation System
6.1. Evaluation is done by assigning a score for each criterion to each Participant by each member of the jury (1 to 5 scores; 5 scores - the highest estimate). Then the average score for each participant is calculated.
6.2. Scores are awarded according to the following criteria:
- Similarity with the character
- Acting skills (communication of the temper and emotions of the character)
- Originality of the image
- Visual matching, harmonious presentation of the image
6.3. Evaluation of the Participants' costumes: Initially, each participant is assigned with 100 points for its costume (100 points equal to 5 scores), then, in the case of defects, points can be deducted by the following criteria:
- Significant mismatch of colors (25 points)
- Lack of important details of the image (25 points)
- Defected costume or its essential elements (25 points)
- Shortcomings in the costume quality (25 points)
After obtaining the final number of points, the sum is divided by 20 to receive a score (1-5).
6.4. At the end of each day, the jury provides scores for each Participant taking part in the Contest.
Example:
- Similarity with the character (characters in case of a team) – 4 points
- Acting skills (communication of the temper and emotions of the character) – 4 points
- Originality of the image - 5 points
- Visual matching, harmonious presentation of the image – 5 points
Costume:
- Significant mismatch of colors – minus 5 points
- Lack of important details of the image – minus 0 points
- Defected costume or its essential elements - minus 0 points
- Shortcomings in the costume quality - minus 5 points
Results for the costume = 100-5-15=80/20=4 scores
Results for the Participant = 4+4+5+5+4= 22 scores

7. The Prize Fund
7.1. The prize fund (three prize-winning places) is UAH 10, 000**

8. Procedure for the Contest Winner Awarding
8.1. Participants who have become Winners (hereinafter – “the Winner”) will be announced by the Organizer of the Contest at 18:30 Kyiv time on 17 April 2016 at the event WEGAME, which will be held at the Olympic National Sports Complex located at the address: 55 Velyka Vasylkivska street, Kyiv, Ukraine.
8.2. The Prize, namely the certificate to receive a cash prize (hereinafter – “Certificate”) is issued to the Winner at the time of the Contest results announcement.
8.3. To exchange the Certificate, the Winner shall contact the Organizer within 10 calendar days through the email: e.klepa@smileexpo.com.ua.
8.4. Exchange of the Certificate takes place in the office of the Organizer. The Organizer shall conduct an exchange within 10 working days from the date of the Winner's appeal. The Organizer and the Winner shall agree on the time of the Certificate exchange.
8.5. When exchanging the Certificate for cash, the Winner agrees to provide the required documents: passport, identification code, contact telephone number, card account details, if such credit card is registered on the name of the Winner.
8.6. If the winner is a person under 18 years of age (a minor), the interests of the Winner to the Organizer is represented by the legal representative of the Winner.

9. Participants are not allowed:
9.1. to use any pyrotechnics
9.2. to use all forms of propaganda, contrary to the laws of Ukraine (abuse, suicide, alcohol, drugs, etc.)
9.3. to use tools that can stain and / or do damage to equipment of the Organizer  and / or other Participants
9.4. to use cold (steel) weapons, sharp metal objects as elements of the image. You can use either plastic prototypes of such weapons or weapons manufactured from safe metal alloys, which are not sharp. At the same time, it is required to use special covers for such metal weapons on the territory of the festival
9.5. to use firearms and traumatic weapons as elements of the image. Layouts / 3D copies of weapons are acceptable only
9.6. without consent of the Organizer, to throw confetti or other items littering the stage
9.7. to connect personal technical devices with the equipment at the site
9.8. to leave the stage and enter the audience during the performance
9.9. to perform uncoordinated actions from 18+ category
9.10. to use obscene language on the stage
9.11. to insult employees of the Organizers, Participants and / or visitors of  the event

10. Final provisions
10.1. By entering the Contest, its Participants agree that their names can be used in public (published on the website http://wegame.com.ua/ru  without any additional consent of the Participants and without paying them any additional compensation. The Organizer and / or its authorized representative shall have the right to use for promotional purposes the materials of the Contest Participant, who has become the holder of the Prize, and take its promotional interviews about the participation in the Contest, including radio and television, as well as for other media or capture the Participant, who has become the holder of the Prize, on video / photo for the production of promotional materials.
10.2. The Organizer shall reserve the right in its sole discretion to cancel, finish, extend, modify or suspend the Contest or voting, as well as this Regulation in accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine subject to obligatory publication of such changes on the website http://wegame.com.ua/ru. In special cases, at the discretion of the Organizer, the Contest can be finished before the announced timeline with summing up the early results and awarding the Winners among the Participants.
10.3. The Organizer shall reserve the right not to enter into correspondence or other contacts with the Participants of the Contest, with the exception of the cases mentioned in this Regulation.
10.4. The Organizer shall not be responsible for inaccurate and untimely provided by the Contest Participants information specified in this Regulation and required to receive the Prize.
10.5. Failure by the Contest Participant, who has become the holder of the Prize, to read a notification about the prize timely, is not a valid reason for infringement of timeline to receive the Prize.
10.6. The Organizer reserves the right to deny further participation in the Contest to the Participant in case it violates this Regulation.
10.7. The Organizer shall reserve the right to refuse to give the Prize to the Participant who has violated this Regulation, including violation of the procedure of provision of the information required to give the Prize, as well as the Participant who has not provided such information.
10.8. The Organizer in relation to the Winners, according to the current legislation of Ukraine, acts as a tax agent of the Winners. The Organizer shall deduct from the amount of the prize and transfer all the contributions to the state budget of Ukraine.
10.9 Upon the receipt of the Prize, its holder shall bear the risk of accidental loss or damage to the Prize.
10.10. Participation in the Contest shall constitute the Participant's consent to this Contest Regulation.

**
- 1st place - Certificate for a cash prize in the amount of UAH 5, 000 (five thousand)
- 2nd place - Certificate for a cash prize in the amount of UAH 3, 000 (three thousand)
- 3rd place - Certificate for a cash prize in the amount of UAH 2, 000 (two thousand)

 

 

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