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Heroesdome moves his party to the Brabanthallen, 20-21 October 2018.

Arnhem, 16th of May 2018

First of all, we want to thank everyone for the shown confidence in our first edition. The current program is unrivaled and we are genuinely grateful for this opportunity.

With great regret and after lengthy deliberation, however, we must announce that the Heroesdome in the Gelredome will not be able to take place. We understand that this announcement will raise questions, but it can be assumed that a decision like this is never taken lightly. We are always looking for a healthy long-term relationship with our guests, our exhibitors, the public and our partners and unfortunately that is only possible at a different location.

The good news is that Heroesdome 2018 will be bigger, more spacious and by using different halls we can separate the exciting activities in such a way that all our latest plans (if you thought we already had announced allm, then you are in for a surprise!!) now can be displayed effortlessly!

I hope we can welcome everyone 20-21 October 2018 in the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch!

See you soon!


Meet Aly Fell at the Heroesdome 

Arnhem,  maart 26, 2018

We have Aly (Alastair) Fell to thank for the beautiful artwork in ‘The Shadow Glass’ comic series, published via Dark Horse in the USA, via EP Media in France and via Dark Dragon Books in the Netherlands. We also can thank him for cool work on animated series such as ‘Dangermouse’ and ‘The Big Friendy Giant’ and for all-round gorgeous fantasy illustrations.

This British illustrator and concept artist has more than 20 years experience in the animation and gaming industries, having previously worked as an animator at Cosgrove Hall Films on ‘Dangermouse’, ‘Count Duckula’, ‘The BFG’, and ‘Discworld’, plus specials for ‘Chuck Jones’, The BBC, and ITV alongside many commercials and promos.

In more recent years, he has worked as a 3D animator and artist in the games industry for companies including Core Design, Eurocom, and TTFusion on projects such as ‘Herdy Gerdy’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, ‘Lego Indiana Jones’, and ‘Lego Rock Band’.

He is now a freelance illustrator, with clients including Simon and Schuster, Ilex Press, Asylum Press, Llewellyn Publishing, and Harper Collins. His work was featured in Spectrum, Fantasy Art Collections, Ballistic Publishing, Erotic Fantasy Art, Advanced Photoshop, and ImagineFX.


“The King of Rock’n’Roll” Returns to the Netherlands for An Exclusive European Expo

Arnhem,  January 25, 2018

Heroesdome proudly announces Elvis “The King” Presley will come to the Netherlands with an exclusive European exhibition. If ánybody doesn’t need an introduction, it is The King Of Rock ‘n Roll. He melted country with R & B, mixed it with the up-tempo of rockabilly, and replaced the classical piano with a guitar. This fusion of multi-ethnic influences came together with the unparalleled energy of his stage performances and it made him extremely popular and controversial at the same time.

Presley is the only artist recorded in six musical Halls of Fame, namely the Rock and Roll, Rockabilly, Country, Blues, Gospel and since 2015 in the R & B Music Hall of Fame.

In collaboration with the official “ElvisMatters” fanclub, Elvis Presley now comes to the Heroesdome, where a unique composition of memorabilia will be on show, including stage suits, guitars, signed contracts, Las Vegas concert items, the karate suit of Elvis and much more!

The announcement of ELVIS EXPO, coincides with the announcement of Romano Molenaar, Dutch artist on X-Men, Darkness, Batman, Birds of Prey, Within Temptation and of course the series STORM and CARROT (Redhair) in the Netherlands.
We also have the Swedish Cult-Movie director Jonas Wolcher, known for his Zombienoid and Dragonetti films.

Then there is also writer Han Peeters, who manages to bring the three W’s (Who, What, Why) to life in each of his books.

As if that does not offer yet enough diversity, The Underline Tattoo Company is showing its artistic side, with their specialization in Black & Gray, Portrait Work and Polynesian.


Heroesdome Hosts Iconic Horror-Actor Tyler Mane

Arnhem,  January 10, 2018

Actor and former pre-wrestler Tyler Mane is known for playing Sabretooth in ‘X-Men’, Ajax in ‘Troy’ and Michael Myers in the remake of ‘Halloween’ and its sequel ‘H2’. He is the tallest actor (6′ 8″) to portray the iconic character of Michael Myers.

His towering performance is not the only trait, since the actor imbues a tangible humanity into every role he plays. He can be the villain or the hero, and that versatility is what makes each one of his performances memorable.


“We say it proud: we`re dressed in black and play it loud !! Here are: The Surfing Crows!

Arnhem,  January 7, 2018

The unmistakable sounds of “The Surfing Crows” is coming straight from Gelderland and can not be found anywhere else than at the HEROESDOME!

The black winged friends have flown out to overwhelm the whole wide world with their powerful and overwhelming instrumental surf numbers!


Heroesdome Announces A Special Survivor with 21Days

Arnhem,  January 4, 2018

Which child has not grown up with games? And the boardgame-craziness has made a true revival among the adult fans in recent years. That is why it is a good thing that HEROESDOME also pays attention to this in a very special way!


The boardgame 21DAYS is about the ship Esperanza, which is detroyed during a big storm. The handful of survivors are stranded on an island where they have to survive and end up defying the South Pacific in search of salvation.

During the HEROESDOME, the artist of the game will make a drawing in the lid, free when purchasing the game. In addition, there will be tables available where you can try out and play the game.


Heroesdome Announces “PWS” For a Sport-Hero showdown!

Once a year the football stadium called GELREDOME will be transformed into the
HEROESDOME.

During our weekend of HEROESDOME we pay tribute to heroes and heroines from the fictional world but also from reality. HEROESDOME is therefore also the first HERO-CULTURE EVENT with more variety than ány other event, we are proud to say!

Today we announce that Pro Wrestling Showdown show wrestlers will be present. The PWS group has been hosting professional shows at various locations in the Netherlands since 2008, where their fans can get all ‘up close and personal’. During Heroesdome visitors can learn more about PWS and why show wrestling is more than just a show!


Heroesdome Tickets Available Now!

Arnhem, December 22, 2017

Prepare yourself in time by ordering your tickets via our SITE, FACEBOOK and in all
all Primera stores in the Netherlands.

We’ve made a lot of announcements in order for you to already have a good first impression of the event and believe me … this is still only the beginning of all the secrets with which we want to spread our unique Heroesdome concept!


Heroesdome Heralds The Coming Of Beau Peep!

Arnhem, December 20, 2017

Once a year the football stadium called GELREDOME will be transformed into the HEROESDOME.

During our weekend of HEROESDOME we pay tribute to heroes and heroines from the fictional world but also from reality. HEROESDOME is therefore also the first HERO-CULTURE EVENT with more variety than ány other event, we are proud to say!

We are proud to announce that the Cosplay hit Beau Peep aka Giulietta Zawadzki will come over from England to show how you, as cosplayer, can be your own hero!

With a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Giulietta is not only working as a cosplayer, but also as a costume designer for Dreamworks, as a photographer and as a model. She also makes art through stone, oil paint or digitally. This multi-talented lady will be present throughout the weekend from Heroesdome.


Once a year the football stadium called GELREDOME will be transformed into the HEROESDOME.

Arnhem, December 15, 2017

During our weekend of HEROESDOME we pay tribute to heroes and heroines from the fictional world but also from reality. HEROESDOME is therefore also the first HERO-CULTURE EVENT with more variety than ány other event, we are proud to say!

To start announcing and stop bragging, we have consulted with organizations that take to the streets every day as real heroes this year the FIRE BRIGADE will swoop in and save the day!!

Every day they run to their beautiful red cars in their amazing red coats and drive to the blazing fire, the horrifying accident or to other reports. They told us “where others run away, we are just running towards”!

The Fire Department will therefore come to show you – the visitor – what they are doing now, why they are doing this and with whát they are doing all of this! Expect an extensive presence of the men in red suits. Let yourself be informed, be inspired and let your children climb the bouncy red ride or one of the many other activities that we will announce together with the Fire Department!

And believe me… we are fár from through handing out secrets and will announce many more aspects to our unique Heroesdome-concept as we pin them down!


Heroesdome Announces A Double Treat

Arnhem, December 8, 2017

Want to know another Dome-secret? Or shall we make it a double whammy today?

Our fourth artist comes all the way from the beautiful country of Spain and is named Jesús Merino. As inker over legendary artists Carlos Pachenco and George Perez he made quite the impression and since 2009 he began working as penciler on titles like Superman, The Flash, Justice League and lately Hellblazer and with Detective Comics (Batman indeed!) as an upcoming project even!


Then it is onto our third announced guest from the fabled land of Hollywood. Meet Jennifer Rubin, aside from being a stunning model (Calvin Klein’s OBSESSION and voted Ford International Model of the Year) also an actress who sparred with horror-icon Freddy Krueger, screamed in space and discovered the music of Jim Morrison!

And believe me… we are fár from through handing out secrets and will announce many more aspects to our unique Heroesdome-concept as we lay them down!

The HEROESDOME exhibition is the first Dutch Heroes-culture multi-media convention. The óne place where diversity and the feeling of being a ‘hero’ and seeing ‘heroes’ really forms the core of this first event. The goal of HEROESDOME is to give the Netherlands (but we welcome every international visitor!) a celebrated event for visitors, exhibitors and (international and national) guests.


The team behind HEROESDOME would like to let you in on another – of many – Dome-secrets …

Our third artist is someone who has -like his brother Ryan Brown- never before seen at a convention in our region. His name is Adam Brown and he is excited to finally meet his fans in Holland!

Adam Brown has been involved in the comic book industry for over ten years, working on everything from graphic design to illustration digital colouring to Cover Artist. Recent years have seen Adam work for many of the comic book industries most influential companies such as: DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Zenescope Comics and 2000AD. Some of his recent work has been on titles such as Judge Dredd, The Justice League, Neil Gaiman’s American Gods and the Aliens franchise.

Adam has also worked in the art department producing graphics and art on several television and movie productions including The Fall (BBC), Line of Duty (BBC) and The Journey (2016) to name but a few.


The team behind HEROESDOME would like to disclose to you even more new Dome-secrets …

At Heroesdome we really want you to meet Heroes, right? So if you want to meet a monster hero, you can view the Dark Zone. If you want your artistic site to be entertained, you will be able to meet your heroes in the Art Zone. If you want to meet a film hero, you can get a signature or photo from one of the visiting actors! And we have also announced that your SELF can be a hero.

We were referring to the special SPORT-section of the Heroesdome, but we have now also invited the cosplay group Team Paraluna. They will be present to explain to everyone the phenomenon of Cosplay and show you how you can also express the image of your own favorite hero in real life!

Team Paraluna travels around the world thanks to cosplay. In addition to the World Cosplay Summit in Japan, they have also represented the Netherlands at the European Cosplay Gathering final in Paris, Eurocosplay final in London, C4 final in The Hague and in China at the CICAF final.

Team Paraluna creates all of their costumes themselves and their cosplays ranges from embroidered dresses with corsets to full armor. They transform themselves with special-effects makeup to bring even less-human characters to life. To them, Cosplay is a means to show how impressed they are about a TV series or gaming characters.


Heroesdome Introducing “Be Your Own Hero”

Arnhem, The Netherlands, November 8, 2017

The team behind HEROESDOME is excited to let you in on even more secrets… and there be SPORT! Be your OWN hero!

We at Heroesdome take the next step. Let us explain…

At Heroesdome we really want you to be able to meet Heroes, right? So if you want to meet a monster-hero, you can check out the Dark Zone. If you want your artistic site entertained, then meet your Heroes at the Art Zone. If you want to meet movie-hero, then you can get an autograph with one of the visiting actors even!

But what if we told you that YOU can be a hero as well?!

Doing sports is not only good for your body, your health, your stamina. It also works wonders for your self-esteem and how you interact with the people in your neigboorhood. Your focus will be on your future, while you are working to become the you that you want to be!

Do not underestimate the Hero inside yourself!

At Heroesdome we will show you how, with workshops in Kickboxing and MMA. Selfdefence4all! You don’t have to join, but you are welcome to. You can also just observe and see these sport-heroes in action. Talk to them about how “just sports” made them the men and women they are today and how they are now working to make our society a bétter society.

The HEROESDOME convention will be the first Dutch hero-culture multi-media convention where diversity as well as the feeling of being a “hero” and seeing “heroes” is truly the core of this first event. The purpose for HEROESDOME is to give Holland (but we welcome any international visitor!) a truly celebrated event for visitors as well as exhibitioners and (international and national) guests.

Meet your Heroes… BE your heroes!


Heroesdome’s Horror Theme Announcement As Halloween Creeps Up

Arnhem, The Netherlands, October 31, 2017

The team behind HEROESDOME is excited to let you in on more secrets… and there be HORROR! As we already announced actor Lew Temple (The Walking Dead, Halloween, The Devil’s Rejects) as our very first actor-hero to our very first HEROESDOME convention – to be held in the biggest festival stage in Holland which is also one of the most impressive football stadium: the Gelredome – we just could not pass this Halloween without letting you know about our DARK ZONE and even more guests.

The Dark Zone will be one of the prominent parts of Heroesdome and will be the area you will get your horror-groove on! It will be filled to the rim with grizzly guests, malicious merchandise, evil events and freightening fans!

The veil is lifted on this Halloween-evening and we introduce you to artist Patrick Cornelis (Virus) and Scandinavian actress Sarah Giercksky (Wounded).


Artist Patrick Cornelis hails from Belgium and is working on his zombie-infested, horror-fantasy series VIRUS, for which he is hard at work on #3 already. Patrick will be hosting his personal zombies (cosplayers of course!! Do not be too afraid!) in his horror-room in the Dark Zone at Heroesdome.


Aside being an actress Sarah Giercksky writes screenplays, does SFX and directs movies and will be more then happy to answer questions on all things creative and gore!!

As the Dark Zone at Heroesdome will grow bigger and bigger, you will notice that it is powered by “Dark Zone Studios“, a consortium who has been working in the international horror convention scene for years and who presented guests at various shows in England, America and Germany.

The HEROESDOME convention will be the first Dutch popculture multi-media convention where diversity as well as the feeling of being a “hero” and seeing “heroes” is truly the core of this first event. The purpose for HEROESDOME is to give Holland (but we welcome any international visitor!) a truly celebrated event for visitors as well as exhibitioners and (international and national) guests.


Heroesdome Will Show You Your Heroes: Announcing Date and The Walking Dead actor Lew Temple

Arnhem, The Netherlands, October 25, 2017

The team behind HEROESDOME told you all that on November 1, 2017 we would announce the dates for our very first HEROESDOME convention, to be held in the biggest festival stage in Holland which is also one of the most impressive football stadium: the Gelredome!!

Well, we could not wait any longer and are happy to say that on June 2-3 the stadium will be able to host a unique event, with details coming online every week and via press releases to be send out biweekly!

The HEROESDOME convention will be the first Dutch hero-culture multi-media convention where diversity as well as the feeling of being a “hero” and seeing “heroes” is truly the core of this first event. The purpose for HEROESDOME is to give Holland (but we welcome any international visitor!) a truly celebrated event for visitors as well as exhibitioners and (international and national) guests.

Aside the excitement of announcing the date of our party of parties, we would also like to announce our actor-hero, namely the one and only LEW TEMPLE, known for his role in massively popular zombie-survival TV-series “The Walking Dead” in which he played Axel during the exciting prison-period. Axel met The Governor’s wrong end of the gun, but made a lasting impression.

Aside of TWD, Lew Temple also played in “Halloween”, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre“, the crittically acclaimed “Feral” and was also a voice-actor on movies like “Rango“. He is currently slated to be part of no less then nine new movies, so he is quite the busy hero!

Mr. Lew Temple will be more then happy to give you insights in his 25-year career!

Meet your Heroes… BE your heroes!

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Ryan Brown attending the Heroesdome in 2018


Heroesdome Will Show You Your Heroes: Announcing An Event

Arnhem October 11, 2017

Dear Fans,

The team behind HEROESDOME is already totally excited, and would like to provide you with some more information:

On November 1, 2017 we will announce the dates for our very first HEROESDOME convention, to be held in the biggest festival stage in Holland which is also one of the most impressive football stadium: the Gelredome!!

The HEROESDOME convention is the first Dutch popculture multi-media convention where diversity is more important than with any other existing events. The purpose for HEROESDOME is to give Holland (but we welcome any international visitor!) a truly celebrated event for visitors as well as exhibitioners and (international and national) guests. We will strive and succeed in making this event the best adventure possible.

We will address a new branche in the entertainment spectrum each ‘episode’, which we will celebrate, market and organise accordingly. We aim to have each party involved to remember this weekend with a glowing smile! So for the most fun per square meter, keep watching for new announcements!

Meet your Heroes… BE your heroes!

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