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WUFF

WUFF (previously UA Furence, UAfurmeet and UkrFurence) is a winter/spring convention held in Ukraine each year at a different time and in different place.

The first instance was held from 30 December 2005 to 3 January 2006 in Lviv, Ukraine, with only 11 attendees; five from Russia and six from Ukraine. There were no special program or set events, but a lot of snow and fun on the frozen lake. As of 2012, the event is led by Basil Lion (Koya was also an early organizer) and has 164 attendees. It was renamed to WUFF in 2012.[1] Since 2008 this convention was held in Kiev, Ukraine.

History[edit]

MicroUAFurence2008.jpg
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WUFF 2014 logo

2015[edit]

WUFF 2015 logo
WUFF 2016 flyer

WUFF 2015 took place over May 6-10, 2015, at the Gintama-Briz hotel in Kiev, Ukraine.[2]

There were 67 attendees.

The staff were:[3]

2016[edit]

WUFF 2016

WUFF 2016 took place over May 4-8, 2016,[4] at the hotel "Sofiyevsky Posad" in Kiev, Ukraine.[5]

There were 100 attendees.

The staff were:[6]

2017[edit]

WUFF 2017

WUFF 2017 took place over May 3-7, 2017.[7] There were 142 attendees in the hotel, and 35 fursuits.[8]

2018[edit]

WUFF 2018

WUFF 2018 took place May 8-12, 2018,[9] at the Hotel "Platium" in Kyiv, Ukraine.[10]

2019[edit]

WUFF 2019 was scheduled for May 7-11, 2019, at the hotel "Pushcha" in Kyiv,[11] but was postponed to 2020 due to concerns over the safety of at the Ukraine border:[12]

   
WUFF
Friends!

We have an important announcement for all of you - we have decided to postpone WUFF till 2020. It is a tough decision, but we are making it to protect all of you from difficulties you may encounter on the country borders. We want all of you to feel comfortable and relaxed at the convention, but current situation, sadly, is very tense and mass media makes it even worse. We apologize to all of you, who already planned their trips and prepared to have lots of fun at WUFF 2019, but there are some things which are out of our reach. We will continue to work really hard to make WUFF happen in May 2020 and hope that situation in the country will stabilize by then. If you will have any questions, please, send us an email or contact us in social networks. And don't forget to check news and updates! We hope to see all of you in May, 2020! - WUFF Team

   
WUFF

References[edit]

  1. http://furry.org.ua/wuff2012/ Retrieved February 23, 2012.
  2. When and where on the WUFF 2015 website. Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  3. Staff on the WUFF 2015 website. Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  4. Tweet on the WUFF account on Twitter. Dated May 10, 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2015.
  5. 2016 venue on the WUFF website. Retrieved December 6, 2015.
  6. Staff on the WUFF 2016 website. Retrieved March 18, 2015.
  7. WUFF 2017 website. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  8. Tweet on the WUFF account on Twitter. Dated May 7, 2017. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  9. WUFF 2018 website. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  10. Venue on the WUFF 2018 website. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  11. Hotel - WUFF 2019. Retrieved February 6, 2019
  12. WUFF 2019 website. Retrieved February 6, 2019.

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