Anthrocon Makes 2019 Con Book Available Online

Anyone who follows Anthrocon on Twitter woke up with a surprise this morning. It seems with Anthrocon 2019 barely a week away they have made there 2019 con book available to anyone online. https://www.anthrocon.org/news/2019/6/26/anthrocon-2019-electronic-conbook Continue reading Anthrocon Makes 2019 Con Book Available Online

Pine Fur Con announces closure

On June 19, 2019, Pine Fur Con had announced that they were pulling the plug on the convention due to a lack of funding. Hi everyone, I have some news about PFC. Unfortunately, even with how successful PFC was these past two years, I have to regretfully inform you that PFC is coming to an end. The convention did not make enough to sustain running. The board and myself have exhausted all of our resources and we have tried everything to keep this going. I apologize and thank you from the bottom of my heart for the support and love … Continue reading Pine Fur Con announces closure

GFTV’s new furry interview series Furterviewing Furs launched

Just recently, a long-awaited programme of GFTV was released out of the icebox – a furry interview-themed series named Furterviewing Furs. This programme mainly interviews furries on topics such as furry events, news, life and culture, among others, and receiving … Continue reading GFTV’s new furry interview series Furterviewing Furs launched

Mistar Urdd to be Welsh team mascot at 2022 CWG as youth organisation becomes charity partner

Team Wales’s mascot for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham will be Mistar Urdd – the popular figure personifying Urdd Gobaith Cymru, the largest youth organisation in Wales, which has become the team’s official Games charity partner. The announcement was made in Cardiff Bay on the second day of the 2019 Cardiff & Vale Urdd National Eisteddfod. Announcing the partnership, Urdd Gobaith Cymru chief executive Sian Lewis said: “The Urdd has a proud tradition of promoting health and sport among the young people of Wales.  “The Urdd Sports Department is involved in community sport and national competitions in a variety … Continue reading Mistar Urdd to be Welsh team mascot at 2022 CWG as youth organisation becomes charity partner

Borobi Day gives local language a voice

Borobi the koala will emerge from his post-Games (GC2018) hibernation for Borobi Day. The event will promote the usage of the local Yugambeh Aboriginal language from which his name is derived. The adorable blue koala won the hearts of millions during the 2018 Commonwealth Games, but few would realise he was the first mascot in the history of the Commonwealth Games to bear an indigenous name. “The plan was that the Gold Coast Games would be the most indigenous Games ever,” says Rory O’Connor, CEO of the Yugambeh Museum in Beenleigh. “The Commonwealth Games had such an impact on Brisbane … Continue reading Borobi Day gives local language a voice