Cosplay is at the heart of Cospendium.
Celebrate all things cosplay by participating in our cosplay competition, cosplay parade or just get involved by dressing up as your favourite character.
The Cospendium cosplay competition is the most impressive display of local and international cosplayers and celebrates the very best of cosplay from around the world! Come and watch an extraordinary array of characters display their craftsmanship. Whether this is your first event or you’re a pro, get involved and join the fun! If you’re looking to compete on the big stage this is the competition for you.
Come and see some of your favourite international talent, local influencers, characters and artists live on stage at Cospendium. We have multiple stages dedicated to panels and speakers from film & TV, writers, voice actors and artists. Make sure you check out the program schedule so you don’t miss an event.
Autographs & Photos
Cospendium will host international talent and local influencers from all corners of every fandom. Our attendees will have the chance to meet the guests after the show. So make sure you come along and snag your magical photo or get an autograph from your favourite stars.
Cospendium is quite simply Cosplay heaven. Even if you choose not to compete in our Cosplay competition, you will have every opportunity to immerse yourself in the magical world of Cosplay at Cospendium. Cosplayers are encouraged to shine!
Cosplay Featured Guests
Character: Spiderman Classic
Christian Pillirone has been into pop culture for as long as he can remember. Movies, video games, art and comic books have always been interests of his since he was a kid, but he started to really get into cosplay a year and a half ago. For him, the most rewarding experience is being able to light up people's lives, to make them smile and see them happy when he's in character.
Character: Spider Gwen
Cosplay makes impossible things possible. That's what Bianca believes. In 2011, she was formally introduced to cosplay at a convention. Now with over 7 years of cosplaying experience, from conventions to charity events and other appearances, cosplay is not just a hobby for Bianca. It's also a source of happiness. Her greatest joy is making others smile. Bianca plans to cosplay for a long time to come and hopes to use her presence as a positive influence in the community and provide support for those suffering from mental illness.
Character: Valeera Sanguinar from WoW
Emmy is a veteran cosplay performer for Kanga eSports with 10 years experience under her hand-painted EVA foam-sculpted belt. Emmy live-streams the creative process on Twitch with a focus on community engagement and sharing her progress with the world.
Character: Fallout 3 Vault 101 Vault Dweller
Lara never really grew out of playing dress-ups thanks to a brilliant mum who always sewed her something epic for every book week or costume party. Lara started sewing for herself when she was nine and attended her first convention in 2007 – she's been hooked ever since. Since then, she has met many wonderful people who have brought her out of her shell and inspire her to keep challenging herself and having fun!
Character: Captain America
Julian Pillirone has been doing Cosplay for almost a year now, but his great interest in comics, films, TV series and video games has been there for years. These keen interests have given him the ability to be creative and express himself through cosplay as well connect with some amazing individuals.
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