Udi writes: On 24th of August, the second annual Mythopia Convention will take place in Tel-Aviv, Israel. This convention is jointly organized by, the Israeli Tolkien Society, The Israeli His Dark Materials community and the Harry Potter for grownups community,

This year Convention will focuses on Tolkien’s books, Philip Pullman’s ‘His Dark Materials’, Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ and Lewis’s ‘Narnia’.

We managed to get some various prominent Israeli lecturers such as Yeal Sela-Shapiro (the translator of the HDM books into Hebrew), Gili Bar-Hillel (the translator of the HP books into Hebrew) and More.

Some of The Activities about LOTR and other Tolkien books in the Con.:

  • Lecture: about Frodo after the ring
  • Lecture: On the connection between LOTR and Harry Potter
  • Lecture: About dreams and dreamers in Tolkien’s creation
  • Movie: VeggieTales – Lord of the Beans