Welcome to the September edition of Digging Up Positivity! Currently I am somewhere far far away from my studio, working at my home-con: Eurofurence. And online edition is this very weekend! More info about that later this episode. Also, we … Continue reading Digging Up Positivity – Furry Charity and Good News – September 2021
Howloween Canadian convention Howloween recently announced that their vice chairman Temrin is stepping down. They say she did so to refocus on her personal life goals. Western Pennsylvania Furry Weekend (WPAFW) To the US, West Pennsylvania Furry Weekend is pushing … Continue reading News in brief – 14/6/2021
This week, one** furcon is deferred and one cancelled: Mexican furcon Furnexion, originally planned for 26 Feb has deferred to 10 Dec this year. The furcon adds that as the venue and packages have been reserved, no refunds will be … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: Fauntastic moves into 2022; Furnexion defers to year-end
With COVID-19 continuing to prevail this year, two European furcons cancelled last week: Originally planned for July, German furcon Eurofurence cancelled this year and moved to 2022. New dates will be released soon. German daily coronavirus cases are decreasing – … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: Eurofurence and Fursang moves to 2022, KRAZ in full swing with 2021 plans
This month, 6 furcons announced cancellations, 3 of them for this year; FinFur Animus, Furvester, FurEver West, and the remaining 3 for 2021; Blue Ridge Furfare and Gdakon. We also have completed physical furcons such as Wild Times Convention, KRAZ, … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: September: As pandemic prevails, virtual events expand in size, is bigger the better?
Furcon cancellations around the world have reached a new milestone as the virus continues to prevail, with a total of 60 globally as of today. This week, Furrydelphia, Denfur, EAST and Rusfurence has announced that their events will be held next year. On June 4th, Denfur said in a tweet that their host hotel prematurely canceled all room reservations for this year’s edition. New reservation links would be coming within the next few weeks, as well as the refund/transfer policies for attendees and dealers. Denfur 2021 would be held from 20 – 22 August at the Sheraton Downtown hotel. Even … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: 4 cancellations this week, 60 furcons globally
A lot of things happened during this month, as the coronavirus continuously developed. Virtually, all furry conventions in the furst half of 2020 is either deferred to the next half of 2020 or canceled and moved to next year. This included most of the cons in July, although some cons such as Anthrocon have yet to announce any further actions so far. There might be still a chance that Anthrocon may be allowed to hold next year, despite the no-large gatherings order imposed in the state of Pennsylvania which currently has no end date, since the curve is expected to … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: A situational overview of April
Just recently, a fundraiser organised by the charity wing of European furcon Eurofurence has raised US$8,502, which was then matched 1:1 by LinkedIn to obtain the final amount of US$17,004. This was done to support their 2020 charity Cheetah Preservation Foundation in the face of them facing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 and their country South Africa’s lockdown. But one question to wonder, if the virus shows no signs of slowing down as of now, will the sum be enough to sustain the foundation through this period? Continue reading A pawsitive goal reached: US$17,004 raised for EF2020 charity partner