A fun filled convention paired with the Day of the Dead festivities makes it an unique experience. The sightseeing is an absolute must for immersing yourself in ancient and modern history all at once.
Just when I decided to attend the Ultimate Origami Convention, I received an invitation to be one of the Guests of Honor. From end to start, I present to you my report and a conclusion – is it indeed the ultimate origami convention?
Here are reflections – with photos – on the 2016 OrigamiUSA Convention by guest artist Kade Chan, along with his gift of diagrams for his fiery dragon.
A convention report from the third OASIS convention in Israel, written by our guest of honor from Italy, Federico Scalambra.
A report from the 15th Outdoor Origami Meeting in Poland.
A personal account of the 5th OrigaMIT Convention, November 2015. Although a single day convention, it has all the key elements of a weekend long convention! And, you have time left for sightseeing, making it a well rounded experience.
If you are looking to attend a fun, laid-back, relatively inexpensive convention, think CenterFold! Here is a personal account of CenterFold Ohio Origami Convention 2015.
Bonn or Barcelona? This was the last battle on European grounds and for me it was Bonn. Here are some of my impressions from my first green tagged German origami convention.
OASIS is a new origami group, and its second convention was the first to include Francesco Mancini, well known for his puzzles on The Fold. This was the first convention for him as a guest of honor. Read his report to understand how a convention is done in the Israeli way.
For those late night hours, when you want to keep on folding, but your mind is at a mental retention limit. I want to share my incomplete list of origami games for your paper enjoyment.
A personal account of Wonderfold 2014 in Mumbai, India, a convention and exhibition hosted by Origami Mitra from Dec 11-14th.
The fifth chapter in my ongoing coverage of CDO conventions is a special one, as I was one of the special guests this time. This report is more on the personal note, from my preparations, to the flight back.
Japan is a must for every Origamist out there. With JOAS celebrating 20 conventions, Yamaguchi-san 70 birthdays, and I am soon to be 50, is there a better time to check off a Japanese convention from my wish list?
The sixth International Meeting of Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education was truly the best place to expand your fields of interest around origami, even into art, design and philosophy. Here is my own experience at that conference.
This is my first convention as a guest of honor. With around 35 guests, placed in the heart of Krakow, the convention is like a family-gathering. The organizers, the Burczyks, focused the convention on the topic "Origami is Art."
The 2014 Convention Monday Newsletter, bringing the convention to you!
The 2014 Convention Sunday Newsletter, bringing the convention to you!
The 2014 Convention Saturday Newsletter, bringing the convention to you!
El Gringo Loco's detailed, illustrative and charming discussion of his participation in eating and folding at Origami Colombia 2013 may well double the registration for 2014.
A convention report from the first OASIS convention in Israel.
Here is a delightful and vivid summary of Leyla Torres' experiences at PCOC 2013 in Albuquerque, NM.
A lost shoe, a jar, a mysterious dog, an ugly cat, and the simplest Sudoku ever. Yes, it is a convention report. An Italian one. And yes, you've got to read it!
A report of the BOS Autumn 2013 Convention, Aug 30th - Sept 1st 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland
The third installment of the 2013 convention newsletter!
The second installment of the 2013 convention newsletter!
This is the first installment of this year's convention newsletter, bringing a taste of the New York OrigamiUSA Annual Convention to everyone!
After three Italian conventions, Ilan Garibi tries his hand with some Spanish folds, experiences siesta, views an unforgettable exhibition, and meets guests of honor from three different continents.
Impressions of Kay Lee and SeJin Park, first timers from Korea attending the 2012 OrigamiUSA convention in New York City: pre-convention, convention activities, oversized competition, etc.
Thoughts on the work involved in creating and evaluating Origami Model Collections
A report on the 2012 East Bay Origami Convention in Berkeley, California.
Where else can you meet a bee keeper's family, a paper painter/banker, a robotics expert, a math professor, and a brilliant child (aged 14) named Stephano, all with the same passion except at the same hotel, in a small town in Italy...
Tom Hull describes the 2012 Autumn convention of the British Origami Society, which took place on Sept. 7-9 in Liverpool, UK.
One folder's personal experiences of two Asian origami conventions during the summer of 2012.
The second installment of our 2012 convention newsletter, bringing a taste of the New York OrigamiUSA Annual Convention to everyone, twice!
This is the first installment of our new convention newsletter, bringing a taste of the New York OrigamiUSA Annual Convention to everyone!
The 2012 BOS spring convention in Birmingham was dedicated to the founding members of the Society. This article offers a brief history of their involvement.
A compilation of quotes from attendees of the 2011 Pacific Coast Origami Convention in Bellevue, Washington.
Andrew Hudson reports on the 15th Anniversary Origami Colombia Convention, November 11-14, in Cali, Colombia.
Italy is the place I chose for my first and second international conventions. Read inside why, and what happened from 8/12/2012 during four days of folding frenzy!
Report from the First OrigaMIT Convention hosted by OrigaMIT which took place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on November 19th, 2011.
Report from the First East Bay Origami Convention hosted by CAL Origami which took place at the University of California Berkeley on November 19th, 2011.
Report from the Origami Bogota 2011 Convention which took place in Colombia on October 14-16, 2011.
Reflections on attending two origami conventions in Asia: the 17th Tanteidan convention in Tokyo and the 2nd Korean convention in Seoul.
Commentary on the 2011 OrigamiUSA Convention Exhibition.
Crease pattern for Toshikazu Kawasaki's Dragon inspired by a statue in Barcelona. OrigamiUSA members have contributed diagrams and a video tutorial for this model as well.
Report from the Oversized Folding event from convention 2011.
Videos from the annual NY OrigamiUSA Convention 2011.
A challenge to fold a cat out of a chopstick wrapper during the 2011 OrigamiUSA convention.
An expanded version of a 5OSME convention commentary that appears in the Winter 2011 issue of The Paper, pp 18-19. Many more interesting experiences and color photos that could not be included in The Paper version due to limited space.