Toycon, the most prominent toy convention in the country, organised by Toycon Bangladesh, concluded at Midas Center in Dhanmondi, this weekend. The two-day event featured a variety of collectibles, memorabilia and miniature models of toys. It was the third iteration of the event.
“I have been an avid fan of comics since childhood. I have a great collection of comic-based toys, and my personal favourites are the Joker and Wolverine. I have been following Toycon since 2017. I want to showcase my personal collections at next year’s event,” says Adrita, student of LLB, Brac University.
A highlight of the event was the Lego model of the Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban by Juditha Ohlmacher. There were also local Diorama makers, a Lego building station for the audience, a die cast car section and a museum of action figures among other things.
“This event is not very commercial. Rather, we tried to provide the visitors with a comfortable atmosphere,” said Sadi Rahman, the founder of Toycon. “Collecting toys seems childish to many, but only those who are passionate about it can understand how exciting it is. With the growing popularity of Toycon, people are raising their expectations from it every year.”
Original versions of comic books and DVDs, along with high-quality imported action figures were available at the event.