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6 Reasons Middle East Comic Con Is the Ultimate Pop Culture Weekend

Get your geek on - Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) is landing back in town for March 2020

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23 January 2020

Last updated on 24 January 2020
6 Reasons Middle East Comic Con Is the Ultimate Pop Culture Weekend

Tickets are now on sale from just AED 115

Come join like-minded fans at the ninth edition of Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) from March 5 - 7, 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Check out what's in store for MEFCC 2020:

6. The Mainstage

It's the heart of MEFCC's live-action, from the epic cosplay contests to live musical performances. The Mainstage brings off-screen entertainment throughout the whole three-day weekend, allowing attendees to not just enjoy all the live shows, but also relax and enjoy a nice drink, snack, or meal in a laid-back atmosphere.

Middle East Film and Comic Con Mainstage performances

5. Workshops

The folks at MEFCC are excited to launch an awesome new series of workshops, designed to inspire, teach, and help you create!

Hosted by special regional and international guests, the all-new hands-on workshops are set to feature topics such as creating your ideal cosplay outfit straight from the screen, world-building for future writers and comic book artists, gaming, and much more.

Learn from some of the top creative talents and names in the pop culture world today through a wide variety of engaging and educational sessions.

MEFCC 2020 workshop details soon to be announced!

Middle East Film and Comic Con workshops 2020
MEFCC Workshops

4. Theatre

Hosting the region's unique Comic Con cinema experience, the MEFCC Theatre is the event's hub for exclusive trailers, classic genre films, and will hold the larger Q&A sessions with international celebrities where fans can ask their most pressing questions to their favourite stars.

MEFCC theatre

3. Artist Alley

MEFCC's Artist Alley is the one-stop space within the convention where you can find art prints, stickers, comics, and other merchandise of your favourite shows, movies, and games.

Featuring regional and international artists, this dedicated location is packed with creators - from award-winning creators to local popular artists. You can also marvel at galleries full of work and innovation, as well as on-the-spot live art.

MEFCC Artist Alley 2020

2. Cosplays galore

See your favourite characters roam MEFCC and snap photos with them! Whether it's professional cosplay or they're just getting started with their first costume, you'll find an abundance of attendees dressed in cosplay.

The spectacular three-day weekend is set to run its annual Cosplay Competition, open to everyone from world-class veteran cosplayers to little ones representing their on-screen heroes. With a trip to Japan and a series of fabulous cash prizes up for grabs, you can bet that the cosplayers are there to wow the stage!

Find out more about the Cosplay Competitions here: https://www.mefcc.com/en/Overview/Features/Cosplay-Competition.html

MEFCC Cosplay

1. Meet the stars

MEFCC has been welcoming fan-favourite celebrities since its first run, and this year's edition once again is set to bring you the hottest names on screen today.

Take photos with your on-screen idols, get autographs on merchandise, participate in fan Q&A sessions, and listen to in-depth conversations with the celebrities themselves, discussing topics from their latest work, future projects, behind-the-scenes stories, and much, much more.

MEFCC meet the stars

Tickets now on sale

MEFCC are now on sale from AED 115 per person.

Pick from a single day pass, three-day weekend pass, family bundles, Bronze, Silver, and Gold VIP passes.

Tickets are now on sale at Platinumlist.net, Virgin Megastores online and all Virgin Megastores across the UAE.

Middle East Film & Comic Con 2020 in Dubai
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Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC)
MEFCC is the Middle East's largest annual pop culture celebration. This March 5 to 7, cosplay your favourite characters, meet your favourite movie and TV stars, attend workshops conducted by international artists and experts, attend exclusive previews of unreleased films, participate in gaming tournaments and enjoy live shows of a variety of performances in a 3-day celebration of Pop Culture!

Dubai World Trade Centre