Join many celebrity guests and fellow fans in honoring the unending legacy of Gene Roddenberry for the positive future of mankind. The Creation Entertainment brings the Official Star Trek Convention to the booming city of Boston. The weekend event will feature a number of Star Trek stars, non-stop activities, parties, contests, music performances, autographing, photo ops, and more surprises.
The Official Star Trek Convention will actually be celebrated in both Chicago and Boston. These two events will lead to what’s become of the biggest Star Trek Convention in the world. Guests during the convention in Boston include William Shatner, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, Denise Crosby, and Gates McFadden. The DS9’s Nana Visitor and Rene Auberjonis will also be there.
In addition to the numerous special guests, TrekNews.net’s John Tenuto will visit. He will be presenting discussions on “Space Seed”, Concepts and Collectibles, 20 Years of Deep Space Nine Collectibles, and a look behind the scene of the “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”.
Moreover, at both conventions, the cast of the Star Trek: The Next Generation will come together and perform the “TNG Reunion Performance”, hosted by William Shatner. For the special 90-minute performance, you need to purchase a separate ticket.
- What: The Official Star Trek Convention
- Where: Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
- When: June 8, 2013 @ 10:00 am
- Cost: $25/per person/day
- Suitable for all ages
- Contact No.: 818-409-0960
About Star Trek
Start Trek is a famous American science fiction entertainment franchise made by the genius, Gene Roddenberry. It is currently under the ownership of the CBS. The franchise started in the year 1966 with the television series Star Trek, later called as the Star Trek: The Original Series. The said series, along with spin-off shows make up the core of the franchise’s mythos. Many of the individual Star Trek episodes and films have won awards and honors, and some of which are from the Emmy Awards, Hugo Awards, and the Academy Award.
Roddenberry’s inspirations when he created the first Star Trek are Wagon Train, Gulliver’s Travels, and Horatio Hornblower novels. It followed the adventures of James T. Kirk and the crew, boarding an exploration vessel of a 23rd-century galactic “United Federation of Planets”. The first series, now known as “The Original Series”, started in the year 1966 and ran for three seasons on NBS. It continued to different spin-off television series such as Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager. Aside from the series, four films were produced.
Star Trek has definitely been a cult phenomenon since its beginning. Fans of Star Trek often referred to themselves as the Trekkies or Trekkers. It has definitely inspired millions of fans worldwide.
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