The wonderful Tuscan city of Lucca, known as the city of a hundred churches, is famous worldwide as the host of a very important festival, called Lucca Comics and Games which is celebrated every year within the beautiful surrounding of Lucca, between October and November. The Comic festival was first inaugurated in 1993, which means that Lucca has celebrated the event for 50 years. The Lucca Comic and Games is unanimously considered the most important event of this industry, it is the first of Europe and lies only second place to the Comiket of Tokyo Japan on a worldscale.
During this event the city of Lucca is transformed with stands and tents full of merchandise and professionals. Within the week there are several activities proposed, there’s the chance to meet the authors of your favourite magazines, play games, there are concerts and performances organized by the cosplayers, who represent their favourite characters.
Last year Lucca Comics and Games celebrated their 50 year anniversary, with a special stamp created especially for the occasion by one of the most famous Italian cartoonists, ZeroCalcare.
This year, the festival will take place from 1st to 5th of november, so grab your wings and wands and get ready to transform yourselves into your favourite character and participate in the Lucca Comics and Games, an unforgettable experience.