Finncon

The Finnish national convention, founded in 1986. It is subsidized by the government and has no admission charge. It was the Eurocon in 2003.

Convention Dates Guests of Honour
Finncon 1986 1986 Brian Aldiss
Finncon 1989 1989 John Brunner, Tom Ölander
Finncon 1991 1991 Iain Banks
Finncon '93 August 7-8, 1993 Terry Pratchett, Bryan Talbot
Finncon 1995 1995 Bruce Sterling, Vonda McIntyre, Storm Constantine
Finncon 1997 1997 Norman Spinrad, Ian McDonald
Finncon 1999 1999 Connie Willis, Philip Pullman
Finncon 2000 2000 Neil Gaiman, Stephen Baxter, Ken MacLeod
Finncon 2001 2001 Jonathan Carroll, David Langford, Stelarc, Richard Stallman, Johanna Sinisalo
Finncon 2003 2003 Michael Swanwick, Jonathan Clements, Steve Sansweet, Karolina Bjällerstedt Mickos
Finncon 2004 2004 Robin Hobb, Gwyneth Jones, John Clute, Cheryl Morgan
Finncon 2006 2006 Jeff VanderMeer, Risto Isomäki, Justina Robson, Rickard Berghorn
Finncon 2007 2007 Ellen Datlow, Joe & Gay Haldeman, Elizabeth Hand, Cheryl Morgan, Ben Roimola
Finncon 2008 2008 Petri Hiltunen, Charles Vess, Farah Mendlesohn, M. John Harrison
Finncon 2009 2009 George R. R. Martin, Alastair Reynolds, Adam Roberts, Jari Lehtinen
Finncon 2010 2010 Ellen Kushner, Pat Cadigan, Sari Peltoniemi, Liisa Rantalaiho
Finncon 2011 2011 Nalo Hopkinson, Richard Morgan, Himeka, Yukihiro Notsu
Finncon 2012 2012 Lois McMaster Bujold, Liz Williams, Irma Hirsjärvi
Finncon 2013 2013 Peter Watts, Aliette de Bodard, J. Pekka Mäkelä
Finncon 2014 2014 Elizabeth Bear, Hannu Rajaniemi, Jukka Halme, Scott Lynch, Cheryl Morgan
Finncon 2016 1-3 July 2016 Jasper Fforde, Anne Leinonen, Catherynne M. Valente, Eeva-Liisa Tenhunen
Finncon 2018 14-15 July 2018 Lauren Beukes, Maria Turtschaninoff
Wikipedia Fanac File770
Concatenation Fanlore http://www.finncon.org (IA) Website

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