Eirtakon 2011 Unleashed; Pre-Reg Opens

DUBLIN, IRELAND – March 9th, 2011 - The Eirtakon committee is excited to announce the date, venue and special early-bird prices for Eirtakon 2011, with pre-registration open from today.

Attendees can simply go to the special pre-registration page on our website here to avail of a very special offer of €20 for a weekend pass! This early bird offer is limited to the first 300 signups and will close no later than May 31st, so make sure to get in early to get the discount! Once the early bird closes, standard weekend pre-reg ticket prices will be €25. On the door at the weekend of the convention, prices will be €25 for a weekend pass and €18 for a day pass.

A weekend pass not only guarantees full access to Eirtakon 2011 from the minute the doors open to the minute they close, but also secures every registrant a FREE convention t-shirt! Everyone who signs up on will be sent an email confirming their registration. No time like the present - book now and save!

The 7th year of Ireland's largest and longest-running anime convention will take place once again in The Helix, a purpose-built event venue 10 minutes from the centre of Dublin. Eirtakon was first held in The Helix in 2010 and proved to be a massive success; with 2011 the committee has secured use of the entire venue for the full weekend - guaranteeing this year to be the biggest anime event ever seen in Ireland!

Eirtakon 2011 is moving back to its traditional timeslot of the second weekend of November, the weekend of the 11th - 13th. This year will be bigger again, with more events, more speakers, more exclusive anime screenings, more special guests and an even better experience at Ireland's largest anime weekend!

"We're very excited to finally open pre-registration for Eirtakon 2011,” said Seán Hand, Eirtakon 2011's Convention Director. “We're all working very hard on making this the best Eirtakon yet and will be making plenty of more amazing announcements during the summer!”

Work is already well underway in making sure this year's event will be bigger than ever before and more enjoyable than ever. The committee is looking forward to announcing our guest of honour over the coming months, in addition to plenty of special events that you just won't find anywhere else.

Look out for more announcements on our to-be-announced guest of honour, traders, cosplay competitions, new events, and up-to-the-minute info on all the activities that will be taking place over the weekend of November 11th – 13th!

WHAT: Eirtakon 2011
WHERE: The Helix
WHEN: November 11th – 13th
HOW MUCH: Special pre-registration price of €20

About Eirtakon
Eirtakon, now into its 7th year, is Ireland's number one anime event and the biggest convention of its kind in the country. Following from the massive celebration that was Eirtakon 2010, the committee is now focused 100% on 2011 and the job of making a bigger and better convention for the anime and gaming fans of Ireland. Remember, there is only one Eirtakon, accept no substitutes!

Check back regularly at www.eirtakon.com for the latest convention news, gossip and discussions.

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