MSX Fair Nijmegen 2017 announced

MSX Fair Nijmegen 2017 announced

par Manuel on 14-10-2016, 23:55
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The announcement for 2017's kick-off party in the form of the annual MSX meeting/fair in Nijmegen is coming later than what we are used to from previous years. The cause of this delay is that the organiser of the event, Manuel Bilderbeek aka Quibus, was informed by the municipality of Nijmegen that the previous venue (Wijkcentrum Hatert) was not available anymore in weekends for activities that were not related to its district, Hatert. Fortunately, after a long discussion with the municipality, they offered the alternative of community centre Wijkcentrum Dukenburg, which not only has the advantage of having a bigger room, it also has a Chinese restaurant at an even closer distance to the venue.

While the municipality has given the assurance that the fair can be organised again in 2017, at Wijkcentrum Dukenburg, they could not promise the same for 2018, as local government policy changes are foreseen in the coming year. If it's necessary though, Manuel fortunately has already found a nice alternative, but hopes he can simply keep organising the fair at Wijkcentrum Dukenburg.

He hopes to welcome you all at this new venue on Saturday 21th of January 2017, so write that date down in your agenda! As usual, all pertinent information and details, such as location and the booth registration that should appear two months before the event, can be found on the MSX Fair Nijmegen website.

Photo credit: Alex Roos

Commentaires (22)

Par raymond

Champion (408)

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15-10-2016, 14:51

Whoohoo the MSX Fair in Nijmegen will go on!! Big smile

Par Prodatron

Paragon (1789)

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15-10-2016, 16:07

Good to hear that you could solve the issues with the location! Smile
See you all again in January!

Par Alexey

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15-10-2016, 21:23

Good, I plan to come with our newly designed hardware - Carnivore 2 cartridge and (if finished) a replica of SFG-05. Hope I don't forget my cables like last time... :-|

Par Wolverine_nl

Paragon (1057)

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16-10-2016, 16:28

Great! Will be there!

Par syn

Paragon (1937)

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17-10-2016, 12:15

looks nice

Par Wolverine_nl

Paragon (1057)

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17-10-2016, 12:59

I wonder who will be coming.

Par Manuel

Ascended (16021)

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17-10-2016, 22:46

https://www.facebook.com/events/182228565554867/ may give already some indication :)

Par raymond

Champion (408)

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18-10-2016, 21:01

When will it be possible to register for the Nijmegen Fair?

Par Manuel

Ascended (16021)

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18-10-2016, 21:41

As always (and also mentioned on the site), 2 months before the fair the registration will be opened.

Par hamlet

Scribe (2868)

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20-10-2016, 09:31

Did anyone know a affordable hostel, motel, hotel or lodge near the fair?
Nijmegen would be nice for camping in summertime, but in january?

Par Meits

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20-10-2016, 10:29

I'd try trivago.nl. It's a handy booking site which compares all available prices.
You might need some dutch knowledge, but since you are german, I bet you'll come very far Smile

Par edoz

Prophet (2201)

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20-10-2016, 12:03

hamlet wrote:

Did anyone know a affordable hostel, motel, hotel or lodge near the fair?
Nijmegen would be nice for camping in summertime, but in january?

Last year we stayed in the mercure hotel near by the train- station. Probably i will book it as well for this year Big smile

Par ren

Paragon (1339)

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20-10-2016, 13:34

B&B around Nijmegen Dukenberg quarter.

Lot of interesting options.. :)

For the fullscreen map (please check, you might discover more options) you'd better use the map of Nijmegen city (as going fs from the former link, the map will inconveniently zoom out on the whole of NL.) Please note that the from prices shown on the (fullscreen) map seem to be for 2p.

I guess at most b&b's you might be able to rent/borrow a bike. You could also check if public traffic is leaving nearby to get to/from the fair: http://9292.nl/en/plan/arrival/2016-12-03T0945?toRef=nijmege... (can't pick the actual Saturday in 2017 yet).

From quite some b&b's (including the most affordable one listed) you could manage by foot as well I reckon :)

Par Alexey

Guardian (2570)

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22-10-2016, 19:10

Is anyone from Sweden coming this year, especially someone living near Göteborg? Please contact me, I have a proposal for you.

Par Prodatron

Paragon (1789)

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26-10-2016, 00:54

Mercure Hotel at the Central Station will be again the place for all from outside Nijmegen Smile

Par edoz

Prophet (2201)

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26-10-2016, 08:38

Indeed! Big smile You can park you car there and you have the benefit of drinking something in the center not far away.

Par NYYRIKKI

Enlighted (5441)

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01-11-2016, 12:57

It seems that this year I can't attend to Drunkenburp, but have a great party!

Par RetroTechie

Paragon (1563)

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03-11-2016, 02:42

Quote:

Wijkcentrum Dukenburg, which not only has the advantage of having a bigger room, it also has a Chinese restaurant at an even closer distance to the venue

That Chinese restaurant visited in previous years will be financially ruined! Wink LOL!

Par Daemos

Paragon (1672)

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06-11-2016, 15:48

Waking up from summersleep to read this news Smile Smile

Ill be there and hopefully with world 3 to demo.

Par tvalenca

Paladin (728)

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11-11-2016, 15:03

I just realized that Duckburg is the name of the city Uncle Scroodge, Huey,Dewey, Louie and Donald Duck lives on both Comics and Ducktales cartoon. Running Naked in a Field of Flowers

Par Louthrax

Prophet (2166)

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11-11-2016, 16:31

Don't know why everybody's talking about Donald these days...

Par Alexey

Guardian (2570)

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12-11-2016, 18:23

I wish I could find some "Donald" chewing gum again... Wink