The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is hosting in mid-November the largest open amateur sports and cartoon characters simulation event since the establishment of the Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports.
The 4 days event starting from 14th November 2018 is coined as “Game Nation” an expression of the gathering of fans of electronic games and cartoon competitions, and it is organized under the slogan “Are you gamer? Or Do you Love Animations?”
According to Marwan Alshawan, Head of the organizing committee, gifts and prizes will be presented to the competitors and the audience, including a car provided by Kia Aljabr, iPhone devices from Mobily and electronic game devices from Al Jomaih Bottling Plants, in addition to cash prizes of SAR140,000. The competitions will be held under the consideration of specialized arbitration committees, and under the supervision and sponsorship of the Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports.
In addition to Al Arabi Tarqan, the audience will meet a host of social media influencers such as Etookb, S7S, 3boosh, AI Show group, and other creators of channels that are interested in Japanese games and animation.
The organisers expect to attract over 30,000 visitors during 4 days event at several locations around the event’s arena, which includes historic caves known for its mild summer and winter temperatures, the outdoor theater, the famous animation shows, the championship platform, the Japanese exhibition, and so on.