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FilkContinental is a filk convention held annually each fall in Germany. These German filk conventions have been held in youth hostels; from 2000 through 2012 they were held at the castle Freusburg near the city of Siegen. Many of the guests have been from North America.

The Freusburg changed management in 2013, and the new terms were no longer viable for the convention, so it skipped 2013. Starting in 2014, it has been held in the Jugendherberge (Youth Hostel) Wernigerode. In 2018 and 2019, when Kirstin Tanger could not chair the convention, an equivalent convention was held, with a different chair and different name but the same venue and general style.

In 2020 the committee held FilkC-ON-tinental, an online convention, using dedicated streaming and Discord chat.

Convention Dates GoHs
FilkContinental 1997 September 26-28, 1997
FilkContinental 1998 October 16-19, 1998 Phoenix
FilkContinental 1999 September 3-6, 1999 Leslie Fish
FilkContinental 2000 September 29-October 1, 2000 Joey Shoji
FilkContinental 2001 September 28-30, 2001 Puzzlebox, Steve Macdonald (Special Guest)
FilkContinental 2002 October 4-7, 2002 Minstrel
FilkContinental 2003 October 3-5, 2003 Heather Alexander
FilkContinental 2004 October 1-3, 2004 Cosmic Trifle
FilkContinental 2005 September 30-October 2, 2005 Urban Tapestry
FilkContinental 2006 September 29-October 2, 2006 Talis Kimberley, Judith Hayman (Special Guest)
FilkContinental 2007 September 28-October 1, 2007 Dandelion Wine, Heather Dale (Special Guest)
FilkContinental 2008 October 3-5, 2008 Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis
FilkContinental 2009 October 9-11, 2009 Jeff Bohnhoff and Maya Bohnhoff
FilkContinental 2010 October 8-10, 2010 Kathy Mar
FilkContinental 2011 September 30-October 2, 2011 Wilderwood, Hopeful Romantics (Ed Stauff and Mary Ellen Wessels) (Special Guests)
FilkContinental 2012 September 28-30, 2012 Tricky Pixie
FilkContinental 2014 October 3-5, 2014 Michelle Dockrey, Tony Fabris, Seanan McGuire (Special Guest)
FilkContinental 2015 October 2-4, 2015 Tim Griffin, The Crooklets (Special Guests)
FilkContinental 2016 September 30-October 2, 2016 Barry Childs-Helton and Sally Childs-Helton
FilkContinental 2017 September 29-October 2, 2017 Playing Rapunzel, Stone Dragons, W. Scott Snyder

One-shot replacements:

Convention Dates GoHs
CONtrapunkt September 14-16, 2018 Leslie Hudson
Intermezzo September 27-29 2019 Don Neill

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