Liechtenstein contains a large variety of venues for holding the functions
normally associated with a Worldcon. While not matching the usual Worldcon's
sprawling convention center space usage model, the variety, character and
intimacy of the space available will make the convention unique and
- Rheinpark Stadion
- The national 3500 seat football (soccer) stadium with covered seating will
be used for
opening and closing ceremonies, Hugo awards, the Masquerade, GoH interviews,
and other large-tent items. We will investigate taking advantage of its
outdoor setting for large pyrotechnic or amateur rocketry displays.
- The national art museum in Vaduz will be used to hold the Worldcon art show,
displaying its gamut of works in a more appropriate setting than ever before!
- Vaduzer Saal
- The town hall of Vaduz, with its 650 square meter main hall, will be used
for dances and the largest talks from all tracks. The foyer will be used for
special exhibit space on the nation of Liechtenstein and on the history of
- Film, Video and Anime
- The Vaduzer Saal's Kellertheatre and the Theatre am Kirchplatz and the
TaKino in Schaan will be used for 35 millimeter and video theater.
- Hochschule Liechtenstein
- Liechtenstein's technical university, not in session during the convention,
has an auditorium, 4 lecture halls and 9 seminar rooms.
- Other hotels
- Twenty-four more function rooms, from 20 to 450 square meters, will accommodate all programming tracks.
- Messeplatz "Im alten Riet"
- The dealers will be given plenty of room in Schaan's Messeplatz, site of
trade fairs. Eight halls (one converted from indoor tennis courts) with tree-lined paths
and an outdoor beer garden will offer a congenial atmosphere.
- The towns
- Last but not least, the fact that the function spaces are marbled into
living, breathing towns means that convention attendees are not limited to
a single sterile convention center/hotel combination. The inns
will become meeting places. Scheduled music and filk performances and
kaffeklatsches can take place in restaurants and pubs, in a natural
environment. LARPs will be able to take over
entire towns, with plenty of space to congregate and confer.