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Coming April 16th, 5:00 PM (PST)

Goblet, Ward 5, Plot 13, Mateus

Our annual Masquerade Ball returns for the fourth year in a row.

Made possible by the following groups...

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April 16th! Starts at 5:00 PM (PDT) and runs until 7:50 PM!

Located on Mateus - Goblet, Ward 5, Plot 13!

The Fourth Annual Azure Flames Masquerade Ball!

Returning once again since its debut in 2019, the Masquerade Ball promises entertainment, contests, games, and activities galore! Be sure to check the appropriate sections for further details.

Live Music!

A number of talented performers will grace our indoor and outdoor stages once again! Check further below for our performance schedule, and see if you can spot your favorites! Attendees are encouraged to dance - it is a Ball, after all!

It's A Party!

Like to show off your glitz and glam? Then get your best threads ready, because the Costume Contest returns with big prizes for the best costumes! Strike a pose, and good luck! 
 

Seeking love? Fame? Fortune?

Then let our mystical diviners read your future in the cards! If you're looking for answers to life's mysteries, don't waste any time!

Feeling Lucky?
Like to risk it all on the roll of the dice or spin of the wheel? The Namazu Crew is who you want to see!

Bold & Beautiful!

Three amazing photographers will be present for the whole event, inside and out! Look your best, and you might get lucky and have your picture snapped!

Quiz Time!

Trivia Trials will put your knowledge to the test, with trivia questions about Eorzea's lore! 

Due to last year's overwhelming attendance, many activities this year will be held in private chamber rooms to reduce chat flood! To find out where they are taking place, please check the Schedule section found below.

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The Costume Contest makes its return once again!

This year, the Contest will be held in Private Chamber #101.

The Costume Contest will begin at 5:00 PM, judging ends at 7:30 PM so that results can be finalized! Winners will be presented at 7:40 PM. Signups will close at 7:00 PM.

To enter the Costume Contest you must signup. Click this sentence to be taken to the Google Form Signup Form!

There are THIRTEEN categories for costumes this year, with a one million (1,000,000) gil prize for EACH category! You can win more than one category, and you should try! Winning a category grants you one (1) Masquerade Point, and the person with the most Masquerade Points at the end of the night will win the Grand Costume Prize of three million (3,000,000) gil! (You must have at least 2 Masquerade Points to win the Grand Prize, and all ties will split prizes as evenly as possible.)

Prizes will be delivered once the results are finalized and announced - if you are unable to remain online until then, your prize can be delivered at later date. You will be notified via Discord.

Here are the categories for this year...

Best Monochrome

Best Color

Best Battle-ready
Best Character

Best Wildlife

Best Group

Best Casual Wear

Best Use of Mask

Most Dramatic

Most Original

Most Mythological

Most Uncomfortable to Wear

Sweetest / Cutest

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The Masquerade Ball wouldn't be a ball without dancing! We have chosen a group of bards to play their tunes throughout the night!

There will be enough music for two and a half (2.5) hours of dancing! Bards will be inside the estate in the basement and outside. 

Outside Performers
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Katrina Marie

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Quinn Drever 

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Lorelei Lisander

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Inside Performers
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Shiro Astral

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Broken [W]ings

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The Violet Tides

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Here is the schedule for what is taking place and where during the Masquerade!

All times listed are in PDT

Masquerade Ball

5:00 PM to  7:50 PM

Bard Performances

5:05 PM to 7:30 PM

Inside the estate, downstairs, and outside the estate, under the gazebo. 

 

Costume Contest

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Private Chamber Room 101. 

Namazu Chance Games

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Private Chamber Room 10.

Tarot Card Reading

5:10 PM to 7:15 PM

Private Chamber Room 49 & 38

Trivia Trials

6:10 PM to 6:50 PM

Private Chamber Room 45

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Card Reading will be offered in TWO rooms throughout the night, from 5:10 PM PDT until 7:15 PM!

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Kimiya

"Mystic Kimi seeks to broaden the study of Sharlayan Astrology, using both traditional and unconventional methods and tools. She offers a variety of reading styles and even the option to work with a novel coeurl-themed deck she dubs the “Coeur-acle Deck.” Find knowledge, insight, and personal growth through the wisdom of the stars!"

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Frey the card reader!

Kimiya will be doing Card Reading in Private Chamber Room #49
Frey will be doing Card Reading in Private Chamber Room #38

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The Bar and Kitchen are open for the event! Our staff will be working inside and outside to ensure you won't go hungry....or thirsty!

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Waitstaff will be present both inside and outside for orders! Look for staff members with the Looking to Meld Materia icon(     ), take a seat, and relax!

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Ran by the Namazu Crew!

The Namazu Crew will be running two games during the event! 

Divine Determination & Whisker Wheel.

For more information on these two games, check out their carrd located HERE!

Both games can be played with fake (RP) Gil or actual Gil! 

The games can be found within Private Chamber Room 10! They will be offered from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)!

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Trivia Trials will begin at 6:10 PM and last until 6:50 PM.

The activity will take place in room 45.

Questions will be asked about Eorzea's lore, and players will have to answer as quick as they can to gain points! The top three players will all receive a prize once the game concludes.

1st Place... 1,000,000 Gil

2nd Place... 500,000 Gil

3rd Place... 250,000 Gil

 
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Click HERE to join the Masquerade Ball Discord

The Discord will be used primarily so people can grab photos that our three photographers take during the event! There is an information section that says when each activity is taking place as well. 

There is a single open chat channel where questions can be asked if any arise.

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We have a lot of folks helping out this year! Here are some of them...

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2021 Poster...

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