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DC Kawaii Style at Blerdcon Panels (+)

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Join us at BlerdCon 2019!
for three signature panels all about Kawaii lifestyle!

Kawaii 101 | Empowerment, The Kawaii Way

This intro to Kawaii panel includes testifies to all the positive that comes from expressive fashion (by way of Japanese street fashion) and kawaii (cute) culture & lifestyle – we call it all the 3F’s Join us to find out why!

Do It for The Culture: Intro to Afro Kawaii

What happens when Hip Hop’s Cool meets Kawaii’s Cute Culture and is draped in Pop-Afrocentricity?

This panel examines J-fashion and how Kawaii can be (and is) defined through the cool of black aesthetic, explore appropriation vs. appreciation and the how to of ‘respectfully’ merging cultures

Yami Kawaii, Menhera and YOUR Mental Health

Come explore and discuss mental health and kawaii support groups through the dark side of kawaii culture including the sick cute aesthetic of Menhera + Creepy Cute aesthetics of Yami Kawaii.

For guests visiting the area for Blerdcon, please let us know if there’s anything of interest you’d like to be in the direction of and we’ll do our best to be helpful during your stay! ♥

Panel times, locations and updates will be available here for your convenience.
A master list of community-related panels will be available soon!
*Ticket link included to purchase convention tickets*



July 12, 2019
July 14, 2019
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Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA United States