Event Info

 

event info

 
 
OCT 30 – NOV 2, 2014   LOS ANGELES, CA
ART·PANELS·WORKSHOPS·LECTURES·TATTOOS
VINTAGE·EXCLUSIVES·FOOD·FUN
FRIENDS·GAMES·FASHION
 
Hello Kitty Con
poster

Available for purchase
only when you buy a
Hello Kitty Con ticket.
DETAILS
 
speakers
Ask, listen, and learn everything you ever wanted to know about Hello Kitty
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workshops
Want to Hello Kitty-fy your life? Visit a Hello Kitty Workshop!
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panels
Expand your Hello Kitty worldview and visit Hello Kitty panels and discussions.
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speakers
 
Ask, listen, and learn everything you ever wanted to know about Hello Kitty from a supergroup of speakers sharing their unique perspectives on Hello Kitty including a first-time Q&A with Hello Kitty head designer, Yuko Yamaguchi, artist and creator of the tokidoki brand, Simone Legno, and many more!

Lectures and panels are free with your Hello Kitty Con ticket the day-of and available as first-come, first-serve (space permitting). Lectures and panels will be located next to MOCA in the Japanese American Museum complex (JANM): Center for Democracy, Thursday and Friday from 12pm-6pm, Sat & Sunday 11am-5pm. Times and locations will be posted at the event.
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workshops
 
Want to Hello Kitty-fy your life? Visit a Hello Kitty Workshop! With options ranging from crafting and scrapbooking to nail art, you’ll learn creative new ways to infuse Hello Kitty into your everyday. You can even learn how to make a Hello Kitty floral bouquet!

Hello Kitty Workshops will be located next to MOCA in the Japanese American National Museum complex (JANM): Kyoichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center, Education Center, and the Democracy Lab, each day at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. $10 materials & supplies fee per workshop.

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panels
 
Expand your Hello Kitty worldview and visit Hello Kitty panels and roundtable discussions featuring specially selected supergroups of Hello Kitty panelists. Discussions on topics will range from Hello Kitty super fans to Japanese pop culture to Hello Kitty as a muse and more!

Lectures and panels are free with your Hello Kitty Con ticket the day-of and available as first-come, first-serve (space permitting). Lectures and panels will be located next to MOCA in the Japanese American Museum complex (JANM): Center for Democracy, Thursday and Friday from 12pm-6pm, Sat & Sunday 11am-5pm. Times and locations will be posted at the event.
super supermarket
Shop a curated collection of Hello Kitty Con exclusives from special partners & collaborators!
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pop-up shop
What's a convention without a shopping for Hello Kitty Con exclusives?
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retrospective
Take a stroll down memory lane with Hello Kitty!
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super supermarket
 
Make your way to the Super Supermarket for exclusives, limited edition products, gift and goodies from special Sanrio partners and collaborators including SEPHORA, JapanLA, Loungefly, Dylan's Candy Bar, SPAM®, VIZ Media, Upper Deck, and many more!
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pop-up shop
 
Pick up limited edition Hello Kitty Con exclusives, special items from around the world and collaboration pieces in the Hello Kitty Friendship Station Pop-Up Shop!

Or, sift through authentic, rare, collectible Hello Kitty products in the Sanrio Vintage Shoppe. The perfect way to add to your collection!
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retrospective
 
Stroll down memory lane in the Hello Kitty Product Retrospective! Sanrio has opened the vaults to display a collection of classic Hello Kitty products from the early days, including the original Hello Kitty coin purse (on display for the first time in the U.S.)!

Then come on over to Hello Kitty's Friendship Village and visit the
Hello Kitty House to discover a life-size home decorated in Hello Kitty inside and out.

Such as Hello Kitty head designer, Yoko Yamaguchi, artist and creator of the tokidoki brand, Simone Legno, and many more!
food
Hungry? We've got you covered!
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tattoo shop
HK Ink! Exclusive Hello Kitty tattoos will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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fashion
Strike a pose as you take in the fashionable Hello Kitty fashion!
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food
 
Hello Kitty Con will host a variety of LA's yummiest food trucks, offering food and beverages to keep your tummy satisfied.

Open every day from 10am-7pm in the courtyard.
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tattoo shop
 
Five leading tattoo artists have created custom flash artwork & will offer FREE (real!) tattoos at the Hello Kitty Tattoo Shop throughout the convention. All tattoos will be done on a first come, first served basis. Must be at least 18 years old to participate.
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fashion
 
Check out super fantastical Hello Kitty fashion on display at Lovely Kitty Wonder: A Hello Kitty Fashion Installation curated by Stephiee Nguyen of JapanLA Clothing. See one-of-a-kind creations by 13 designers from all over the globe including Ophelia Overdose, Abigail Greydanus, a-morir, Fiori Couture and Doll Eyes
fun & games
Get your Hello Kitty fun and game on!
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art
Immerse yourself in art with installations, nail art and photo opps!
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cosplay
Dress up and have fun with all of your friends at Hello Kitty Con!
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cosplay
 
Dress up and have fun with all of your friends at Hello Kitty Con!
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art
 
Enjoy interactive art installations and photo ops created by artists POSE and Dabs Myla.

Make sure you pretty up your nails with Sanrio Tokyo's resident nail artist and Hello Kitty Nail Art book author, Masako Kojima. She will be on hand giving fans a chance to Hello Kitty-fy their nails, making them supercute!
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fun & games
 
Ticket holders can enjoy free activities including crafts, games, giveaways, a Hello Kitty pumpkin patch, photo booths, special sneak peeks at upcoming Hello Kitty projects and many more superfun surprises!
meet and greet
Share a hug with Hello Kitty.
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parties and events
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meet and greet
 
Share a hug with Hello Kitty!
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