• Convention Compilation - June 14th

    It's that time of the year! Convention season is in full swing.  Get some headlines for upcoming ones:

    • FillyPiñana Introduces The Everlasting Orchestra + Pre-Registration Details
    • Canterlot University Announces new Venue and New Team
    • BronyExpo Announcement - Charity Auction Piece
    • Smashponies Heading to Bronycon
    • EFNW Deadlines: Pre-reg and Charity Donations (6-15), Volunteering (6-20), and PMV/Pony Video Contest (6-27)

    And get the full press releases below the break!

    FillyPiñana Introduces The Everlasting Orchestra + Pre-Registration Details

    The Everlasting Orchestra will make its appearance in FillyPiñana, The Philippines' MLP:FiM fandom convention on November 15, 2014.

    Founded by Jeremy Alex Salva on September 2013, the Everlasting Orchestra is composed of musicians from various groups such as the Lasallian Youth Orchestra (LYO), University of Sto. Tomas Symphonic Orchestra (USTSO), and The Executives. Bigband as well as home grown talents of Merville Subdivision. The group got its name from the reason it was formed: Everlasting Light, a Christmas Musical. The musical was performed at the Belvedere Multi-Purpose Hall in Merville on December 7, 2013. The Everlasting Orchestra is a versatile group able to play various kinds of music, from Jazz to Classics. It is composed of a string section (violins, violas, cellos,), a brass and woodwind section (trumpets, trombones, flutes, clarinet, saxophones), and a rhythm section (2 keyboards, bass guitar, guitar, drums, and extra percussions). The orchestra will be present in the evening programme, where the members will perform select songs from the four seasons of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, including Winter Wrap Up, At The Gala, and This Day Aria.

    In addition, pre-registration is now up for all guests. Admission to FillyPiñana is through a pre-registration online form, with payment strictly via bank deposit. Full details can be found through said form. Admission rate under the "May In Mayumi" promo is Php 550.00, up to June 30, 2014. Regular admission rate after the promo is Php 750.00.

    For more upcoming details, visit the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Fillypinana

    Or, you can also check out the FillyPiñana event page at:

    Canterlot University Announces new Venue and New Team

    Canterlot University, Singapore’s first My Little Pony convention announced their venue on Monday as well as an updated ticket price and a change of date to the 22nd of June 2014. Now called Canterlot University: Reloaded, the convention is also now under the care of a new team.

    Announced in October 2013, the convention has been rather quiet until lately. The management of the convention was handed over to the new chair, Benzley Lee (@PlushStitcher) in May. Canterlot University: Reloaded will be happening at the Aliwal Arts Centre on Aliwal Street, Singapore.

    Ticket prices have been reduced to 10SGD and will be on sale at the door on the con day itself. More information, as well as directions to the venue can be found on their website CanterlotUniversity.com.

    For any enquiries, reach out them at [email protected], send them a private message at http://fb.com/Canterlotuniversity or tweet them @Canterlot_Uni.

    BronyExpo Announcement - Charity Auction Piece

    Smashponies Heading to Bronycon

    EFNW Deadlines: Pre-reg and Charity Donations (6-15), Volunteering (6-20), and PMV/Pony Video Contest (6-27)

    Everfree Northwest is in less than three weeks and the closer we get the more excited we’re becoming! We can’t wait for you all to join us in Seattle, WA over the July 4th weekend!

    Over the next two weeks we will be hitting some deadlines which are listed below:

    Pre-registration - June 15th
    EFNW’s pre-registration was extended by an extra two days, but the new cut-off of June 15th is only a day away! Patron and Sponsor badges are still available, but only by pre-registering as they will not be available at the door. If you would like to upgrade your badge you can easily do so by going through the registration process and selecting the Sponsor badge, and you’ll only be charged the difference. Go to everfreenw.com/register/kiosk/web_reg to get your ticket now!

    Charity Donations - June 15th
    We are still accepting donations to the Everfree Northwest Charity Auction to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital, but the deadline to fill out a donation form is tomorrow. Last year we raised over $21,000 for charity and we hope to raise even more this year. If you wish to donate go to everfreenw.com/charity and fill out the donation form. At-con donations will still be accepted for our “Last Roundup” portion of the Charity Auction.

    Volunteering - June 20th
    If you are interested in volunteering for Everfree Northwest and being a part of our convention family, you have until June 20th to do so. Volunteers receive a free attendee badge. To see what positions are still available and to fill out our volunteer application, go to everfreenw.com/volunteer

    PMV/Pony Video Contest - June 27th
    There are less than two weeks left to enter our PMV and Pony Video Contest! Any PMV or Pony Video published on or after April 15th are eligible for this contest. Winners will be announced and played during our Cereal and Toons event. Contest details and our contest submission form can be found at everfreenw.com/pmvcontest. We are also in need of more submissions for our Pony Video category. Remember, you can submit two PMVs as well as two Pony Videos for a total of four contest entries.

    To keep up to date on more announcements from Everfree Northwest be sure to check out our website, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and tumblr.