Fun & Serious Game Festival returns to Bilbao in person
The coronavirus pandemic prevented the Fun & Serious Game Festival from being held in person in 2020, but the situation has changed for this edition. In a statement, the organizers announced that this video game event would return to the face-to-face format with its edition number XI. It will take place on December 10 and 11 (Friday and Saturday), although special precautions will always be taken, such as capacity reduction.
They promise “a rich agenda of meetings and conferencesWhich can also be followed by streaming. The intention is that the festival attracts both fans and the curious of all ages to be “a meeting point” for the main agents of the sector in Europe.
“After that year and a half of pandemic shutdown, the spirit of this year is to be a meeting point and a celebration of the national industry, ”said Alfonso Gómez, director of the Fun & Serious Game Festival. And he adds that it should be “a place where all the actors of the Spanish and European scene (developers, editors, press, distributors, fans, students) meet and can celebrate the achievements of the Spanish video game industry. Meeting in Bilbao is a very important gesture for the industry in Spain and an occasion that touches us deeply ”.
The importance of video games
The organization stressed that the health circumstances have shown “to what extent the video game is an essential element” of daily life, as “Dating platform” that connects people, both economically and “on a human level”. The F&S festival tries to deepen the role that video games have played at all these levels, as a motor of recovery and also as an artistic work.
The program, which will be unveiled in the coming days, will include national and international professionals, who “will propose your views on the sector in a program that will be unveiled in the coming days ”.
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