Bahrain Comic Con Festival to return this year: BTEA
Agencies | Manama
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The Bahrain Comic Con Festival will be held on October 28-29 at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) with the partnership of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) and DALLAH.
Bahrain Comic Con will be packed with content that will entice attendees from all over the world to visit Bahrain.
The event will feature Hollywood movie studios and international gaming companies. This will also include a variety of workshops, such as sound dubbing for cartoons, writing scenarios, facial expressions, sketching anime, Q&A sessions, and signing sessions with your favorite top-tier celebrities.
BTEA CEO Dr. Nasser Qaedi highlighted that the authority will offer all required assistance in terms of facilitating and promoting this unique event.
"The BTEA's commitment to Bahrain Comic Con demonstrates our eagerness to diversify tourism products, lengthen visitors' stays, increase their spending rates, and meet their aspirations while also enhancing the calendar of tourism and entertainment events in Bahrain," Dr. Qaedi said.
"This festival is returning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, building on the tremendous success of previous editions and its ability to draw a wide segment of followers and those interested in the field of comics, especially the youth category, from inside and outside Bahrain," he added.
Managing Partners Khalid Bukhari and Salman Bukhari affirmed that Bahrain Comic Con will experience unprecedented growth in terms of interest, expansion, and diversity thanks to BTEA's involvement in organizing the event.
"There will be an Exhibitors Hall where vendors from all over can showcase their products and enterprises primarily related to the movie, manga, gaming, and comic world. There will also be other events based within the hall," Bukhairi said.
"One of the main guest stars will be Mr. Paul Anderson, who plays Arthur Shelby in the most famous Netflix series "Peaky Blinders," other line ups will include celebrities from other shows on Netflix, WWE superstars and global social media influencers. There will also be Artists from Bahrain and the GCC who will be displaying their talents too so it is an event that should not be missed out on", he added.