A+E Networks Asia today announced the launch of HISTORY Con 2017 in Manila (The Philippines) and its plan to bring the branded experience to Malaysia this year. The mega entertainment convention will be held at the World Trade Centre in Manila from 10th to 13th August, promoted by Viva Entertainment in Manila and GR8 Dreams in Malaysia.
Popular celebrities “Horny” Mike Henry (Counting Cars), Ryu Lim (Forged In Fire), Jaime Dempsey (Ride N’ Seek), and Justin Mott (Photo Face-off), will ignite the star-studded extravaganza in both cities. Back by popular demand and exclusively in the Philippines, Rick Harrison (Pawnstars) will join the stellar line up to reunite with fans in Manila, as well as all-time favourite Danielle Colby (The Pickers) who will make her debut appearance.
The convention will also feature local talent such as iconic Malaysian comedian, Harith Iskander (Celebrity Car Wars); Filipino personalities, Phoemela Baranda and Gaby Dela Merced (Celebrity Car Wars), to make special appearances in their respective cities.
HISTORY Con, Manila’s biggest entertainment convention, saw an overwhelming 50,000 attendees at the four-day action-packed event in 2016. This year, the highly anticipated entertainment convention will expand to host over 300 exhibitors and experiences, including for the first time, ‘FYI Home & Living’ fair, curated by the networks’ contemporary lifestyle brand – FYI. International stars from FYI’s hit shows John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin (Tiny House Nation), and Adam Liaw (Destination Flavour) will join the stellar line up.
The convention in Malaysia will include a LIFETIME experience zone with headlining celebrity Matt Preston (Masterchef Australia judge) as well as local favourite, Jasbir Kaur (MasterChef Asia finalist), and iconic Malaysian comedian, Harith Iskander (Celebrity Car Wars). Further details of the convention in Malaysia will follow shortly.
To celebrate HISTORY’s 10th year anniversary in Asia, HISTORY Maker Awards will be given to 10 notable individuals from respective countries who have had a significant impact on their nation’s life and culture. The awardees will be announced closer to date.
Event attendees will also be invited to make history by participating in various world-record breaking attempts.
Visit historyasia.com/historycon for ticketing details and more information.