MEFCC 2015 Comes to Dubai in April; Celebrity Guests and Fun

MEFCC 2015 Comes to Dubai in April; Celebrity Guests and FunThe MEFCC is now back for a fourth season and is set to be bigger and better than ever. This is one of the region’s most hyped and anticipated event of the year, returning yet again with more to show. It is a 3-day event, from Thursday, 9th – Saturday, 11th, which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road.

The Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) is an annually-held convention in Dubai, United Arab Emirates that is comprised of all things comics, Sci-fi, Marvel, DC, games, anime, manga and more. MEFCC is the region’s largest pop cultural festival; it is the first and largest of its kind in the Middle East region.

This festival brings together celebrities, artists, music, art and exhibitors from across the globe, in addition to thousands of fans of comics, film, animation, gaming entertainment and pop art. As mentioned at the MEFCC website (mefcc.com), there are to be over 200 Exhibitors that are “promoting and selling Games, T-Shirts, Comics, Action Figures, Statues, Branded Electronics, Posters, Signed Memorabilia, Original Artwork, Exclusive Merchandise & loads more!” With space still available for other suppliers, those interested can inquire at bookings@mefcc.com. For logistics support, contact Dean Haddow for more details at Tel: +971 4 370 5533 or via email at| dean@siteeventlogistics.com.

Recently, the celebrity guests for the 2015 edition of the MEFCC were announced; the list includes legendary performer William Shatner who is best known for his screenplay roles in Star Trek films and TV series, not to forget his presence in Boston Legal comedy television series. One can expect his presence to be memorable, especially after the recent loss of Leonard Nimoy, none other than the actor who played Spock in both the 1960s TV series ‘Star Trek’ and the movies based on the show. William Shatner, the legendary Capt. James T. Kirk, remembered Nimoy “like a brother,” and like many Spock fans, he may also give a Vulcan salute to his longtime friend who passed away at age 83.

Other than William Shatner, Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy (actor Karl-Heinz Urban) will also be present at this year’s MEFCC showcasing new Star Trek franchise. He is also a star actor for playing Éomer in the second and third installments of Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and other motion pictures, like Judge Dredd in the 2012 film Dredd. These two actors are only two among many others who will be there. Even sci-fi legend, Sam Jones, best known for his iconic role as Flash Gordon, who made one of the most talked about cameo’s in recent years in the smash hit comedy ‘Ted’ will be present. (Note: More surprise guests to be announced soon. A complete list of the celebrities who will attend can be read online at mefcc.com/guests/.)

The first wave of tickets for the 2015 MEFCC have shown a statistically significant increase in participation. Tickets Information and Price for Admission: 1-day pass at the door/preorder- AED 130/100; 2-day pass at the door/preorder- AED 220/180; 3-day pass at the door/preorder- AED 300/250 and; a VIP pass at the door/preorder- AED 600/500. Reduced price tickets can be bought online at tickets.virginmegastore.me; full price tickets are available at the door. It is advised to buy tickets ahead of time to guarantee attendance.

DubaiBlog is now media partner of Comi Con Dubai 2015 and will be giving updates and information on the event. In addition, follow @MEFCC or visit the official website at mefcc.com.

MEFCC 2015 Comes to Dubai in April; Celebrity Guests and Fun

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