MANILA – Asia’s biggest entertainment convention HISTORY Con 2018 is back in Manila to bring avid HISTORY fans and first-time attendees a whole new level of world-class entertainment from August 10-12, 2018 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
The entertainment convention, which garnered a record-breaking attendance of 68,800 people in 2017 and 50,000 people in 2016, is celebrating bigger milestones, bolder names, and better activities this year with exciting displays from over 400 exhibitors, the best of pop culture, thrilling activities and contests, and prominent history makers themselves.
Leading this year’s powerhouse roster of international and local celebrities is HISTORY’s Ancient Alien’s Giorgio A. Tsoukalos as he returns to Manila to in the third edition of HCON. Tsoukalos headlines the exclusive live session “Mysteries of the Past with Giorgio A. Tsoukalos” this year, with fans clamoring for him since his first appearance at HCON in 2016. This special talk with limited slots available brings together truth-seekers and HISTORY fans in a discussion, debate, and exploration with the leading expert himself.
Catch HISTORY’s Emmy-winning series Vikings’ leading actress Katheryn Winnick as she joins the adventure-filled weekend event for the first time, along with Singaporean social media influencer Yeoh Mong Chin of the new LIFETIME series Who Runs the World.
Returning to Manila are American biker Jaime Dempsey of HISTORY’s Ride N’ Seek to once again experience the local culture and the warmth of Pinoy fans in the mega convention, as well as The History Hustle’s host Simon Yin, who always wins s avid Pinoy fans’ hearts with his quirky candor.
Get the chance to also meet up Pinoy actors Xian Lim and Diego Loyzaga before they turn up the heat and take on the wheel in the all-new season of HISTORY’s Celebrity Car Wars.
Now on its second year, HISTORY Maker Awards will recognize 10 notable Filipinos who have made a significant contribution to the Philippine culture at the event’s closing ceremony. As 2018 marks the 100th year anniversary of Philippine Cinema, many of the awardees are veteran actors and actresses who made an indelible impact on the local film industry, among them being Albert Martinez, Sharon Cuneta, Aga Muhlach, Nora Aunor, Christopher De Leon, and Vilma Santos. Honorees also include the country’s football team The Philippine Azkals, multi-awarded journalist Jessica Soho, real estate businessman and triathlete Victor Consunji, and internationally acclaimed singer and thespian Lea Salonga.
Get your tickets now and don’t miss out on this exciting three-day event. HISTORY CON fans may choose from three different ticketing categories, each with exclusive privileges: the HISTORY MAKER VIP Pass (P10,000) has only 100 limited tickets available; the HISTORY MAKER Pass (P2,500) is good for a three-day admission; and GENERAL ADMISSION Pass (P350) entitles bearers to a one-day access to the star-studded convention. Tickets are available for sale exclusively on SM Tickets. Visit www.historyasia.com/historycon for more information.