Sunday, April 5, 2009

Robert Scott Field Is Joining Kenji Sahara At G-FEST XVI



Robert Scott Field Is Joining Kenji Sahara At G-FEST XVI

by Armand Vaquer

Robert Scott Field, our favorite android M-11 from Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) will be returning for his tenth consecutive G-FEST this summer at G-FEST XVI in Chicago. G-FEST XVI will be held July 3-5.



Scott (as we call him) will be doing his usual double-duties as a celebrity guest and as Japanese translator for our special guest, Kenji Sahara.

G-FEST XVI will be held at the Crowne Plaza O'Hare with movie screenings to be held at the Pickwick Theater. The movie line-up is still being formulated at this time. As soon as they are finalized, an announcement will be made.

WEEKEND ADMISSION
Adult – $40.00
Youth (15 and under) – $20.00
Child (5 and under) – FREE!

DAILY ADMISSION – Daily admission is all on-site, no pre-registration.
Adult – $25.00 per day
Youth (15 and under) – $10.00 per day
Child (5 and under) – FREE!

AWARDS LUNCHEON
Adult – $22.00
Youth and Child – $15.00

Films at the Pickwick Theater are $7.00 at the box office and cannot be pre-ordered. Room charges and parking are the responsibility of the attendees. (Parking for G-FEST attendees is $10.00 per 24-hour period.)

The hotel is 1.5 miles from the Chicago O’Hare Airport and offers to/from complimentary shuttle service. The train station to the City of Chicago is within walking distance.

The hotel contains a casual dining restaurant, deli/café, and a sports bar. Facilities include an indoor pool, sundeck, fitness center, sauna, whirlpool, game room, business center, and gift shop. The rooms feature work stations, AM/FM clock radios (some with CD players), hair dryers, coffee maker, iron and board, color television with free premium channels, and many other amenities.

Book your room anytime before June 16th, 2009 for the special G-FEST rate: Up to four person occupancy for $99.00 per night. Call the hotel directly at (888) 642-7344 and use the G-FEST ID code: GF9. Reservations can also be made on-line. Go to the Hotel’s reservation page. Enter your Check-In/Check-Out Dates, Number of Rooms and Guests, and click “Search Rooms”.


Come join the oldest and only North American Japanese giant monster convention!

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