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THE ‘GAME OF THRONES’ EXHIBITION WILL HOLD A COSPLAY GATHERING IN BARCELONA

Feb 5, 2018

To celebrate the Carnival period, the ‘Game of Thrones’ exhibition will hold a cosplay gathering in Barcelona. Free entry to the exhibition on February 10 for anyone dressed as his or her favourite character from the series.

Event: “Game of Thrones” cosplayers gathering.
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018.
Time: Between 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: “Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition” Museu Maritim de Barcelona. Plaça de les Drassanes, 08001 Barcelona. Metro: L3 Drassanes / Bus: 120

The special “Game of Thrones” Cosplay Day will take place next Saturday, February 10, as part of the popular series’ official exhibition at Barcelona’s Museu Marítim.

Due to its huge success, the exhibition has been extended by one month and will remain open until March 11.

“GAME OF THRONES” COSPLAY
John Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei Lannister, Melisandre, and the Night King… Each of these names already form part of the collective audiovisual imagination for our generation. Not only their names are iconic, but also their outfits, many of which are on display at the official “Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition”.

Cosplay is an increasingly popular hobby in Spain. The word originates from combining “costume” and “play”, and involves dressing up as a character, whether from a manga, series or film, etc., and recreating their clothes, hairstyle, accessories and makeup. The phenomenon first began in Japan in the 1970s, but has now become a worldwide craze.

THE INVITATION AND COMPETITION
Next Saturday, February 10, anyone visiting the exhibition dressed as their favourite character from the series, will gain free entry on the same day, between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Furthermore, those participating will be eligible for the “Best Cosplay Award”, and have a chance of winning an official merchandising products goody bag. To participate in the contest, cosplayers are simply required to upload photos of themselves taken at the exhibition to Instagram, using hastag: #GOTBCNCosplayContest.

The best cosplay will be selected from all photos uploaded to Instagram using the official hashtag, with the winner receiving an official merchandising products goody bag.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE #GOTBCNCosplayContest
The purpose of this document is to establish the basis of the #GOTBCNCosplayContest that is promoted and carried out within the framework of the exhibition Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition in Barcelona.

1) COMPANY ORGANIZING THE PROMOTION.
ZUSUP S.L. with CIF B80832867 and address at Calle O’Donnell, 32 6D, 28009 Madrid.

2) TERRITORY SCOPE.
The #GOTBCNCosplayContest will be held on Saturday, February 10 at the “Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition”, located at the Museu Maritim in Barcelona (Plaça Drassanes s/n, 28001) under the conditions established in these rules of participation.

3) FORM OF PARTICIPATION.
Attendees who wish to participate must present themselves at the exhibition on Saturday, February 10, between 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, dressed as a character from the HBO series “Game of Thrones”. All those persons dressed, as his or her favourite series character will gain free entry to the exhibition on February 10. Participants must share one or more photographs of their costumes on Instagram, using the participation hashtag #GOTBCNCosplayContest. These images must be shared publicly on Instagram.

The photographs must be taken from inside the exhibition and must clearly depict the chosen series character (the “Contest”). Participants who upload photographs with the aforementioned hashtag but without being in fancy dress, will automatically be disqualified and will not be eligible for the jury prize.

The Instragram profiles to which the photographs are uploaded must be set to ‘public’.

Only people over 18 years old may participate in this Contest.

Employees and consultants of ZUSUP S.L., Home Box Office, Inc. and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, and advertising and promotional agencies and their respective officers, directors and agents (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win.

4) PROMOTIONAL PERIOD.
The photographs for the cosplay Contest must be shared on Instagram from Saturday, February 10 at 10:00 a.m. until Sunday, February 11 at 11:59 p.m.

5) WINNER SELECTION.
On Monday, February 12, a panel composed of exhibition team members will choose the winning cosplay participant. The decision of the panel will be irrevocable.

6) COMMUNICATION OF THE WINNERS.
On Tuesday, February 13, the name of the winner will be published on the website www.gameofthronesexhibition.es (news section). The winner will be informed through the same Instragram post on which the cosplay photograph is published.

7) PRIZE.
The winner of the Contest will receive as a prize an official merchandising pack of the exhibition “Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition”.

8) PARTICIPATION FRAUD.
The organization reserves the right to exclude any participant from the Contest if there is any indication of fraud regarding participation.
Likewise, the organization reserves the right to withdraw the participation of any contestant in the case of the writing of inappropriate comments.
Participants who use false profiles or other fraudulent mechanisms to participate in this Contest will also be eliminated from the Contest.

The organizing company reserves the right to request official documents to prove the identity of the participants in the case of them being winners.

9) PERSONAL DATA.
In compliance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, Protection of Personal Data and Law 34/2002, of July 11, Information Society and Electronic Commerce Services, ZUSUP, S.L., with registered office at Calle O’Donnell 32, 6ºD, 28009 Madrid, informs you that you give your express consent for the personal data you provide us with, in relation to the Contest, be incorporated into a file owned by this company with the purpose of carrying out: a) your participation in the promotion, b) the management and delivery of the prize, in the event that you are awarded it, c) compliance with any tax or other obligations that may apply in relation to the promotion, d) send you commercial and promotional information on the products and services of ZUSUP S.L., through any of the channels that you provide us (email, SMS, telephone, etc.). The participants of this promotion undertake to obtain the consent of third parties whose personal data may be provided directly by them to ZUSUP, S.L. to prove compliance with the requirements of the promotion. The fact of participating in the promotion will be equivalent of giving the express consent of the participants and their compliance with the basis of the promotion. Likewise, we inform you that you are able to exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by written communication to ZUSUP, S.L. or by sending your request to the following email: info@soldout.es.

10) RESTRICTIONS.
ZUSUP, S.L. reserves the right to modify the conditions of the Contest at any time, including its possible cancellation before the deadline, provided there is just cause, pledging to communicate the new terms, conditions of promotion or definitive cancellation where appropriate, with sufficient notice and advertising.

11) USE OF NAME AND IMAGE OF WINNER.
Participants expressly consent to the use, publication and reproduction throughout the world by participating in this promotion and without limitation by ZUSUP, S.L., of their image, name and surnames in any type of advertising, promotion, publication, through any means, including the Internet, for commercial or informative purposes provided that they relate to this promotion, without any obligation of payment by ZUSUP, S.L.

12) ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS.
Participation in this Contest implies acceptance of these rules. By participating in this Contest, participants agree, to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and Instagram and their respective agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, or related to their participation in the Contest and/or their participation in any Prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s).

13) APPLICABLE LEGISLATION.
This promotion will be governed by current legislation in Spain.

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to Organizing Company at info@soldout.es and not Instagram.


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