Abu Dhabi (Al Ittihad)
The Middle East Film and Comic Con, the region’s most prominent entertainment and cultural festival, will return to Abu Dhabi from March 3 to 5, 2023, when the 11th edition of the exhibition will be organized by Informa Connect, with the support of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
A wonderful group of stars participated in this year’s edition of the exhibition, who performed the voices of beloved cartoon characters, including “Paige O’Hara”, who performed the voice of Billy in the animated movie “Beauty and the Beast” from Disney, in addition to many starring roles on Famous Broadway theatre, such as May Chipley in Chaubot, Fontaine in Les Misrables, and Edwin Drood in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
Also participating is Zack Aguilar, the Los Angeles-based artist best known for his role as Tanjiro Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kaimetsu no Yiba, Aether in Genshin Impact, and Baileth in Fire Emblem: Three Houses/Super Smash Bros. Aguilar began his career in At the age of 14, he became one of the most prominent influencers in the sector and one of the youngest voice performers in this field. The 2023 tournament features the addition of a new auditorium to the vast space, along with an electronic gaming arena and a Cosplay Central.
The Middle East Game Show kicks off this year as part of the Middle East Film and Comic Show with the electronic gaming arena, which includes old and unreleased games and e-sports tournaments, as well as game software, accessories, hardware and limited-edition products, giving fans a fun-filled gaming experience. .
The cosplay competition is an opportunity for superhero fans to see their favorite characters in front of them. This year’s edition, in addition to the annual cosplay competition, presents the Cosplay Central area to add more vitality to the cosplay experience through meetings with local and international experts in the field of costumes, and costume improvement stations. Masquerades, and special photo opportunities to add unique effects.
The Creativity Academy provides practical educational experiences through workshops supervised by world-renowned experts in comics, film, television, arts and crafts, games, cosplay and content creation. The Artists Gallery area also provides visitors with the opportunity to discover new horizons in the field of creativity, imagination and art, in addition to getting to know the geniuses behind the masterpieces. The awe-inspiring.
Last year’s edition of the show hosted a host of celebrities, including Charlie Cox, Barry Keoghan, Nathalie Emmanuel, Michael Rooker, Ming Na Wen, Kevin Conroy, Sean Schimmel and Charles Martinet, in addition to the participation of more than 250 exhibitors.
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