Midwestria Convention Update

Our staff have been so busy here at Midwestria getting ready for the exciting weekend to bring the best experience to you! We’re also very excited with another round of updates we wish to share concerning new guests and information about the convention!

Before we get into the fun stuff, we want to let everyone know our wonderful staff here at Midwestria are here to answer any of your questions and concerns before con time. We are answering a lot of our questions mainly via our Forums (also a great place to coordinate stuff with friends!) but we will also answer other minor things via our Twitter and Facebook so be sure to give us a follow and like there too! Any other big questions concerning press, registration, and other such business, please direct an e-mail to the appropriate department: http://midwestria.org/contact.html

Alongside our current guests we are proud to have at Midwestria: Amy Keating Rogers, Charlotte Fullerton, M.A Larson, celebrity super fan Mike Holman, Budding Friendships, Adventures of the Luna r Bolts, Exploding Heart Technique (EHT), and Odyssey Music (Eurobeat Brony), Midwestira is proud to welcome…

Community musicians TAPS, Chain Algorithm, BluNoseReindeer, Cyril the Wolf, and Seventh Element!

Our lineup of community musicians have a lot in store including performances and a panel! You can catch them performing during the two informal dances Friday and Saturday! Have your glow sticks ready!

Even more exciting is these spectacular artists (and other community musicians) have dedicated tracks to a special album brought to you by Midwestria entitled Ponies on Parade! Help support the artists by picking up the album off Bandcamp for only 7 dollars here: http://midwestria.bandcamp.com/

We have a lot of great special events and panels lined up for Midwestria and we have a little more to share on a few since last press release!

To start, we have the the Running of the Leaves 5k Charity Race which is is just as it sounds, a friendly race for anypony to attend that directly supports a local community charity: Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities http://www.ftea.orgThe charity is open to the public so we hope to raise a lot for this particular charity as it benefits both people and ponies! There is a 15 dollar minimum donation to participate in the race. You can sign up for the charity at the convention, but it is strongly recommend to sign up beforehand here. So tell your friends and come on down! It’s for a great cause.

Our Grand Galloping Gala has ballroom dancing lessons (and other tips!) before the main event for those wishing to learn some moves! Classical and swing is being planned on the itinerary (subject to change). Be sure to bring your fancy clothes as formal attire is required.

Midwestria also has a karaoke event happening entitled “Midwestria’s Got Talent.” Keep your eyes peeled for the information on our pages when we release it soon!

Also check out coverage from Chicago news sources as we were recently covered by RedEye Chicago!

RedEye Chicago Coverage

We have a limited number of rooms left for the weekend. So, if you plan on staying at the hotel, make sure you reserve your room soon! Reservation information can be found and done online here.

Pre-Registration is only $40 and will be open until September 7th this Friday (hurry and register for the 3 days!). After Friday it goes up 5 dollars. We don’t have an attendance cap so keep those registrations coming in!

Looking for more information on all the goodies we’ve got? Be sure to check out our website and social networking sites! We hope to see you there!

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