‘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
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‘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.


Saudi Arabia joins International Maritime Security Construct

Updated 11 min 53 sec ago

Saudi Arabia joins International Maritime Security Construct

  • The aim of this international alliance is to protect merchant ships through providing safe navigation
  • The operation covers Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, Sea of Oman and Arabian Gulf

RIYADH: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has joined the International Maritime Security Construct, a source from the Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday.
The US-led coalition, which includes Australia, Bahrain, and the UK, aims to protect commercial ships and provide safe navigation.
The International Maritime Security Construct area of operation covers Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, Sea of Oman and Arabian Gulf.
The Kingdom’s move comes in support of regional and international efforts to deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade, and ensure global energy security and the continued flow of energy supplies to the global economy.