At Echo Base Charity Con 2019, the following fan groups, prop builders and cosplayers will make an appearance:
A Star Wars event is not complete without the 501st Legion and therefore we are very proud to announce that the Dutch division, the Dutch Garrison, will be present at Echo Base Charity Con 2019 in full force!
The Empire can only be stopped by the brave souls that are the Jedi and the Rebels. Therefore, we are happy that the Dutch division of the Rebel Legion, the Dune Sea Base, will have our backs at the Echo Base Charity Con 2019!
At Echo Base Charity Con you will be able to run into R2-D2, BB-8 or other droids from the Star Wars universe. The R2 Builders Nederland and R2 Builders Belgium are at the event to show their home-made creations to you! Get your picture taken with the droids, or ask their creators how they built them.
The Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club (MMCC) is a worldwide cosplay club, specifically about everything that has to do with the Mandalorians. The Dutch Clan Diryc Vhetin is part of the MMCC and will be present for the first time at Echo Base Con.
The Galactic Academy – Dantooine Campus is the youth branch of the Dutch Rebel Legion, Clan Diryc Vhetin and the Dutch Garrison, exclusively for young Star Wars fans aged 0 to 17.
FX Model Miniatures is an international group of Star Wars physical effect enthusiasts who spend their time painstakingly recreating the magic of the physical filming models made by Industrial Light and Magic during production of the Star Wars movies. They will be making their very first appearance at a Dutch event.
During the 2017 edition of Echo Base Con, the creators of the very first Star Wars fan film from the Netherlands were present to promote their film. In the mean time, Remnants of the Order has been screened several times, and the team will conclude their tour at Echo Base Con 2019, where visitors have the opportunity to buy the film on Blu-ray. Cast and crew from the film will also be present, and can tell you everything you want to know about making the film. There will also be original props from the film on display!
Roy Gilsing is an industrial designer from Rotterdam and old school Star Wars fan. For his webshop WannaWanga he produces parts that fans from all over the world can use to build their own props, especially lightsabers from the original and sequel trilogy. At Echo Base Con, Roy will show part of his own, home made collection of lightsabers and other props, and he will be happy to answer any questions you may have about these iconic Jedi weapons!
Black Lemon builds faithful replicas of props, in many cases using original parts that also were used in the production of the originals. At Echo Base Con, they will display replicas of the Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader lightsabers (both made using original Graflex parts and calculators), Royal Guard Force Pikes, the Battle of Yavin Medal of Bravery and more. At their booth, you can also have your picture taken with a lifesize Boba Fett! Apart from Star Wars, you can also see iconic props from franchises such as Indiana Jones, Blade Runner, Terminator and Aliens.