Con Nooga Starts Friday

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Con Nooga, Chattanooga's first and only Multi-Fandom (Multiple Genre) Convention, will kick off Friday and run through Sunday at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel and the Chattanooga Convention Center. During this three day event, participants will get to experience many adventures and attend various programming covering everything from celebrities, artists, authors, film makers, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, anime, comics, paranormal, haunting, costuming, concerts, shows, contests, gaming, console gaming, seminars, workshops and more.  There will also be numerous dealers and exhibitors in the 40,000 square foot exhibitor hall and over 100 special guests, dealers and fan groups. 

The first annual Con Nooga parade with multiple genres, costumes and other various floats and vehicles will travel the streets of downtown Chattanooga on Saturday.  The parade will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will exit the Choo Choo and travel down Market Street to 13th Street and finish at Fort Street at the Convention Center. 

Con Nooga special guests will include a Jango and Boba Fett reunion and Temuera Morrison and Daniel Logan will both be at Con Nooga. 

Temuera Morrison was born Dec. 26 1960 in Rotorua, New Zealand. He has become one of the country's most famous stars for his roles as the abusive Jake "the Muss" Heke in 1994's Once Were Warriors and as bounty hunter Jango Fett and the Clone Troopers in the Star Wars series. He also voiced Boba Fett in the 2004 special edition of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. As well as an extensive background and appearances in many more films, a full bio can be found at Con Nooga's website

Daniel Logan is an actor born in Auckland, New Zealand known to Star Wars fans as young Boba Fett from the film "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones" and the animated series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."  For his role in Attack of the Clones, Lucas allowed Logan to give his own interpretation of the character and one of the ways he prepared was by reading Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary. He was nominated for the 2003 Young Actor Award for "Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor". A full bio can be found at Con Nooga's website 

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