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62nd World Science Fiction Convention

The 62nd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) was Noreascon 4, which was held in Boston, Massachusetts, from September 2–6, 2004.[1] The venues for the 62nd Worldcon were Hynes Convention Center, Sheraton Boston Hotel and Boston Marriott Copley Place. The convention was organized by Massachusetts Convention Fandom, Inc., and the organizing committee was chaired by Deb Geisler.

Noreascon 4, the 62nd World Science Fiction Convention
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"Lensman Family" logo for Noreascon 4
GenreScience fiction
VenueHynes Convention Center
Location(s)Boston, Massachusetts
CountryUnited States
InauguratedSeptember 2–6, 2004
Attendance6008
Organized byMassachusetts Convention Fandom, Inc.
Filing status501(c)(3) non-profit
Websitenoreascon.org

The convention had 7485 members, of whom 6008 actually attended the convention.

Contents

Program and eventsEdit

Guests of HonorEdit

The guests of honor were:

Worldcon site selectionEdit

The 65th World Science Fiction Convention was awarded to Nippon 2007 in the city of Yokohama, Japan. The convention was the first to be held in Asia.

AwardsEdit

The Hugo Awards, named after Hugo Gernsback, are presented every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The results are based on the ballots submitted by members of the World Science Fiction Society. Other awards, including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (since 1973), are also presented at each year's Worldcon.[2][3]

2004 Hugo AwardsEdit

1954 Retrospective Hugo AwardsEdit

Other awardsEdit

List of participating writersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence (April 14, 2004). "Arts Briefing: Sci-Fi Nominees". The New York Times. Archived from the original on March 26, 2012. Retrieved March 30, 2010.
  2. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  3. ^ "2004 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on May 7, 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2011.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
61st World Science Fiction Convention
Torcon 3 in Toronto, Canada (2003)
List of Worldcons
62nd World Science Fiction Convention
Noreascon 4 in Boston, United States (2004)
Succeeded by
63rd World Science Fiction Convention
Interaction in Glasgow, UK (2005)