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Hamburg 2002

::To download the PowerPoint presentation used for the Hamburg 2002 convention, use this link::

This Star Wars convention was held in Hamburg, Germany, from November 29 to December 1, 2002. The main point of the convention was the impressive panel of actors from the Star Wars movies:

  • The Sith: Ray Park (Darth Maul) and David Prowse (Darth Vader).
  • The Bounty Hunters: Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett), Michonne Bourriague (Aurra Sing), Alan Harris (Bossk).
  • The Admirals: Richard LeParmentier (Motti), Ken Colley (Piett), Michael Sheard (Ozzel).
  • The Rebels: Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Garrick Hagon (Biggs), Tim Rose (Ackbar), Dermot Crowley (Madine).
  • The Aliens: Femi Taylor (Oola), Mike Edmonds (Loogray), Alisa Burke (Amanaman), and a few more.
  • Find the complete list here.
There were the usual people dressed in costumes ranging from Stormtroopers to Tusken Raiders, Rodians, half-naked slaves, Jedi, and even a very impressive clone of the Emperor. There was even a real size remote controlled R2-D2 moving all around our room. There were the usual merchant shops selling books (all in German, damn), toys, costumes, movies, swords, clothes, light up lightsabers, and more "doo dads" then you know what to do with (but unfortunately no Lego Star Destroyer). However, what was not usual at this Star Wars Convention was the presence of the Star Wars Combine!

The Combine was represented by Veynom, JodoKast, and Dreighton. During 3 days, we explained what the Combine was to people. To help us, we had a full panel, laptops, Combine flyers, business cards, and posters. On Saturday, they presented a one-hour conference about Star Wars Villains in the main room, right before the interview of Ray Park. We had invited two German fanclubs to attend the panel with them: The Imperial Headquarters and The Imperiale Flotte Schleswig-Holstein. The Combine would also like to thank the German Garrison for the nice escort they provided us during our entrance on the scene.

The Combine would like to thank Dadeka and the IFSH team for the cooperation and the nice time we had during the Convention, we also thank the German Garrison for their very nice escort to our conference, and finally, we thank the organizers of Star Wars Hamburg 2002.

More fan pages with reports and pictures from the convention:

Imperial Headquarters
Star Wars Freundeskreis Hamburg
Marc Dermul

The SW Combine panel with Veynom, Dreighton and the IFSH team). The program of Saturday Nov 30, with the SWC conference right before Ray Park.

The kind of scenes happening right in front of our panel (Die, Rebel Scum). Two rebel pilots with the full scale R2-D2.

David Prowse (Darth Vader) and all Imperials. The SWC team (Veynom, JodoKast, Dreighton) and one of our members: Darian Taldoshar.

Veynom and Cynthia from IFSH dueling. The duel, part 1.

The duel, part 2. The duel, part 3: Veynom takes pleasure at it.

No camera allowed ! Dreighton about to loose her duel against Anakin.

Veynom and JodoKast at work. Bates (IHQ), Dadeka (IFSH), and Veynom (SWC) during the conference.

Veynom describes the SWC to the public. Veynom describes the SWC to the public (2).

JodoKast was taking care of the technical aspect of the show. Evil Dreighton in action.

Sim Master Veynom in action. Fleet Admiral Nephren X. Dadeka presenting the 10 rules of villainy.

Veynom answering some questions from the public. Dreighton was translating the answers into German. Dadeka and Bates.