The Winners of the Photo Cosplay & Costume Contest at Fantasy Festival 2023, the big fantasy con in Athens, Greece!

Check out the ten Fantasy Festival 2023’s Photo Cosplay & Costume Contest winners, which took place on October 7 & 8 at the Peristeri Convention Center in Athens, Greece!



Fantasy Festival 2023, the big fantasy convention of Athens, by Rising Star Promotions and Hellenic Fantasy Legion, returned for its 2nd consecutive year in physical form on October 7 & 8, 2023 at the big Peristeri Convention Center!

The ultimate cultural festival full of literature, comics, music, dance, theater, crafts, videogames, games, visual arts and much more, related to Fantasy, including many panels, seminars, activities and tournaments! Visitors found a variety of unique exhibits and inspired works, such as books, comics, magazines, board games, RPG’s, card games, videogames, collectibles, souvenirs, handicrafts, jewelry, constructions, clothing, accessories, works of art, paintings, illustrations and more. Over 15.000 visitors flooded the event , filling the corridors between many exhibitors and artists! Find all details for this year’s event HERE


Visiting Cosplayers, Larpers and people dressed in fantasy costumes had the chance to take part during the event’s two days in the photo Cosplay & Costume Contest “Magic Costume 2K23”!

The aim of the contest was the creation of an annual photo album ( Yearly Alumni Photobook ), which includes the best photos of our friends in costume visiting the event, with its purpose being to highlight Greek and also foreign friends who love fantasy and engage regularly with Cosplay, LARP, crafting and constructing.


The photo contest was held during the event in a specially designed area inside the activity room! Participation was free with online registrations and in order of priority, based on attendance!! Participants had to be over 18 years of age and could enter with one to three different Fantasy themed costumes, either purchased, handmade or commissioned.

The photos were evaluated by a three-member committee based on the general image and presentation ( posing,  costume’s state, mood, ingenuity, photogenicity etc.)!

The results have been be announced and you can see the 10 best photos that stood out at the event’s website, by clicking HERE

Check out last year’s first 10 places HERE, and buy last year’s Yearly Alumni Photobook HERE

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