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The first-ever HISTORY Con is happening in Manila

The first-ever HISTORY Con is happening in Manila
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Are you ready to make history?

Mark your calendar as HISTORY Con 2016, the first-ever convention of A+E Networks’ HISTORY Asia, opens in Manila on August 25, 2016 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

Jam-packed with activities and displays, the four-day event brings the channel to life and immerse visitors in the ultimate HISTORY experience, promising a broad range of genres and interests, with dedicated areas for the paranormal/sci-fi, survival and adventure, motoring, history, and culture.

“We are thrilled to make history with the conception of HISTORY Con, the biggest entertainment convention of its kind, in Manila. HISTORY Con reinvents the way we connect with our local audiences, as an on-ground extension of our brand that offers something for everyone, whether they’re our loyal fans who just can’t get enough of HISTORY, or they’re curious onlookers who are new to our brand.” said Prem Kamath, Deputy Managing Director, A+E Networks Asia.

Fans get the opportunity to meet and mingle with Ancient Aliens’ Giorgio Tsoukalos, Storage Wars’ Brandi and Jarrod, Gangland Undercover’s Damon Runyan, Phot Face-Off’s Justin Mott, and the cast of Celebrity Car Wars, which includes several Filipino celebrities like KC Montero, Joey Mead King, Marc Nelson,  and professional car driver Gaby Dela Merced.

Each booth at HISTORY Con 2016 will have its own distinct theme that showcases HISTORY’s most popular series, including Ancient Aliens, Swamp People, Storage Wars, Alone, Pawn Stars, Counting Cars, Leepu & Pitbull, Ride ‘N’ Seek with Jaime Dempsey, Photo Face-Off, and Celebrity Car Wars. Large rally of automobiles from cars, motorcycles, and boats, as well as restored classics and customized rides will also be showcased. For history buffs, there is a section dedicated to historical characters, a display of Philippines Presidential limousines, and World War II exhibits.

Visitors can take a 3D experience at the virtual reality booth with Oculus Rift, flex their muscles and take on other strongmen and women at arm wrestling, or get a ringside seat at Muay Thai and boxing demonstrations. They are also eligible to participate in raffle draws plus they can watch exclusive screenings of premiering HISTORY shows.

You can even make history by participating in three world-record-breaking attempts at HISTORY Con 2016. One of the Guinness World Records that HISTORY aims to break at the Convention is the record for the longest TV-watching marathon, which  is currently set at 94 hours.

Aside from those exciting events, local middle school and universities in Metro Manila have been invited to take part in the HISTORY Bee Inter-school Competition, where the winning school will be crowned HISTORY Bee School Champion in Manila. HISTORY will also launch a talent search for HISTORY’s next Digital Host.

The price of tickets for HISTORY Con starts at P200 and are now on sale online at

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