The biggest festival for creators and influencers in the world VidCon comes to London 14 – 17 February 2019
- Published on Friday, 21 December 2018 13:09
- Last Updated on 21 December 2018
- Monica Costa
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In 2019 exCel London will host a festival called VidCon for kids and pre-teens to meet their favourite creators and YouTubers including the opportunity to attend a fan Q&As, panels, workshops and meet and greets. VidCon is regarded as the biggest festival for creators and influencers in the world and London kids will finally get to experience it for the first time. VidCon is the longest established show and summit for the creator and online video community of its type and has expanded year on year, with more than 90,000 attendees worldwide in 2018. VidCon has been running for ten years across the USA and more recently Australia, and is well-known for its extremely sophisticated standard when it comes to live show production.
I cannot wait to be part of VidCon myself.
In a time where social media is becoming increasingly prominent in children’s lives, this event will show parents how different platforms can be used in a positive way and encourage confidence in young people.
VidCon will host an exclusive live performance by Rhett & Link (Mythical Entertainment), comedy duo and one of world’s leading content creators, at VidCon’s first ever UK show in London. Rhett & Link’s YouTube channels have a combined audience of over 23 million subscribers, and average over 100 million views monthly; they are best known for creating and hosting the most-watched daily show on the Internet, Good Mythical Morning, which has 14.4 million subscribers and is viewed over 3 million times daily.
The self-proclaimed ‘Internetainers’ will perform a separate live show to kick of VidConLondon, which will see them host a truly mythical evening as they take fans on a musical adventure from past to present and beyond. The duo will perform some of their hit songs including I’m on Vacation, Just Being Honest and My OCD.
Since joining YouTube in 2006, Rhett & Link shot to fame with three main channels; Good Mythical Morning, Good Mythical MORE and Mythical, a Podcast, a YouTube Red Original series and a debut book, Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity and Tomfoolery, which hit shelves in 2017, becoming a New York Times best seller. The duo are frequent guests on some of the biggest talk shows in the USA, including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Good Morning America; and have been featured in VICE, AdWeek, Forbes, Vanity Fair and WIRED. During VidCon London Rhett & Link will also participate in main-stage Q&As, Meet and Greets and other activities throughout the weekend.
VidCon London takes place 14th – 17th February 2019 at ExCeL London. Fans will be able to engage with and participate in live on-stage performances, keynotes, panels, interactive experiences, creator meet and greets, and innovative brand activations. Other Featured Creators confirmed to attend VidCon London include UK fashion and beauty creator, Patricia Bright,
For VidCon tickets please visit: www.VidConLondon.com/Rhett-and-Link.
Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London https://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums