Events & Happenings

Bringing The Best of Pop-Culture to Riyadh

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Riyadh’s first Comic Con arrives this month.


Panache Middle East and Events Oasis is bringing to Riyadh the first edition of popular culture convention, Comic Con Arabia from 23rd – 25th of November at the Riyadh International Exhibition and Convention Center. Sponsored by Rani, this three-day multi-genre celebration will provide spectators with the exclusive opportunity to meet Game of Thrones and Justice League star, Jason Momoa, as the headline act and regional rap legend Qusai and many more.

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Comic Con Arabia’s audience will be entertained with an eclectic selection of activities including two cosplay competitions, challenging e-sports tournaments, food from a delicious medley of food-trucks, and shop for some exclusive collectibles inspired by the exhilarating world of anime, manga, graphic novels, video games, toys, TV shows and films.

The region’s best cosplayers will have the chance to compete against each other in an exclusive male and female cosplay competition, judged by international celebrity cosplayers who are experts in costume creation and whose creations have been used in Hollywood movies.

The additional features of the event include stimulating discussion panels and make-up workshops for women from professional make-up artists. Talented regional artists will don the Artist Alley with authentic creations and avid gamers can display their skills at challenging eSports tournaments.

Apart from the cosplay competitions, Comic Con Arabia will have numerous occasions to win prizes such as a fully paid trip to Spain and many other giveaways from social media competitions. Providing the exciting opportunity to make history with art, Comic Con Arabia is offering the region’s top artists to create a mascot fit for the brand.

The crowd-sourced mascot competition will see one highly creative individual take home a cash prize of SAR 5,000, unlimited access to all of the coming Comic Con Arabia events and more. Additional prizes will be provided for the winners of the eSports tournaments and competitions.

Tickets are available exclusively through Virgin Megastores or at the door.


For more information on Comic-Con Arabia visit comicconarabia.live

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About Panache Middle EastAbout Events Oasis

Founded in 2011, Panache Middle East is a brand management firm that integrates cutting edge technology, market insights and ingenuity into every project. Paving the way for a new era of events, the division Panache LIVE is the home of original event concepts and content, each one owned and operated by Panache Middle East.

With its headquarters in Dubai and a diverse team of creative, knowledgeable, and agile experts, the agency has been a driving force behind many memorable and successful events across the Gulf region.

Founded in 2015, Events Oasis, a part of the Al Hokair Group of companies, was set up to create and operate world class events in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Headquartered in Riyadh, with a team of specialists in project management, marketing and business development, Events Oasis aims to be the leader in event management in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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