‘The Marvel Experience’ to appear in Jeddah, Riyadh for the first time

The General Entertainment Authority is announcing the “Marvel Experience,” to be held in Riyadh and Jeddah. (Supplied)
Updated 03 February 2019

‘The Marvel Experience’ to appear in Jeddah, Riyadh for the first time

  • Jeddah will host the first edition of the unique event
  • Bryan Crosby, Creative Director of Marvel, was enthusiastic about sharing the world of Marvel with Saudi citizens

RIYADH: The General Entertainment Authority is announcing the “Marvel Experience,” to be held in Riyadh and Jeddah in a first-of-its-kind step for Saudi Arabia.
Jeddah will host the first edition of the unique event, which will overlook the city’s coastal side, in a compound set up temporarily to host 3D animation shows and virtual reality games.
The Executive Chairman of the General Authority for Entertainment, Mr. Amr Panajh, stressed the Authority’s keenness to provide entertainment options that are suitable for all segments of society by selecting the best entertainment content according to international standards, incorporating and educational and interactive aspect to enrich the visitors’ experience.
Rick Leicht, CEO of Hero Ventures, said the group was delighted to host the Marvel Experience in the Kingdom.
Bryan Crosby, Creative Director of Marvel, was enthusiastic about sharing the world of Marvel with the Kingdom’s residents and enabling them to take on the exciting adventures of Marvel’s world.


Tadawul index records highest close since July 2019 on Sunday

Updated 30 November 2020

Tadawul index records highest close since July 2019 on Sunday

  • Total trading reached $3.17 billion

Saudi Arabia’s benchmark Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) rose 0.2 percent, or 15 points, to end at 8,709 points on Sunday, the highest closing since July 2019.

Total trading reached SAR 11.9 billion ($3.17 billion), with the advance-decline ratio at 146:44.

SPIMACO rose 5.5 percent to SAR 43.05. The company signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with German biopharmaceutical firm, CureVac, to provide COVID-19 vaccine in the Kingdom.

Electrical Industries closed 5.6 percent higher at SAR 24.26, as the firm completed the final phase of share buyback for SAR 7.2 million.

Naseej went limit up to close at SAR 33.

Oil giant Saudi Aramco fell 0.4 percent to SAR 35.75, while banking major Al Rajhi slipped 0.3 percent to SAR 74.

Blue chip SABIC edged down 0.3 percent to SAR 96.50.

Alandulas was the top decliner, shedding nearly 2 percent to SAR 21.08.

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