BIC to host Bahrain Comic Con 2023

Under the auspices of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS), Chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA) and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) will be hosting the 4th edition of Bahrain Comic Con, the largest pop culture convention in the region, on October 6 and 7, with the support of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA).

Thousands of gaming, movie, television show, sci-fi, manga, comics and animation fans will have the chance to get involved with A-lister meets and greets, autograph sessions, comic and anime art galleries, eSports tournaments, cosplay parades, board game rooms, vendor booths and much more, promising a family weekend event full of activities, celebrities, and numerous surprises!

Being the biggest version of all time due to BTEA support, the annually long-awaited convention in the region will attract a distinguished line-up of Hollywood stars, Netflix celebrities and international gaming studio co-stars, featuring guest appearances by Alexander Ludwig, recognised for his portrayal of “Bjorne” in the historical drama series “Vikings”; Ed Westwick, known as Chuck Bass from “Gossip Girl”; Lochlyn Munro, famous for playing Hal Cooper in “Riverdale”; Cooper Andrews, renowned as Jerry from “The Walking Dead”; Carolina Ravassa, the voice behind Reese in “Valorant”; and Karen Fukuhara, known for her role in “The Boys”.

Bahrain Comic Con 2023, which is part of a diverse series of major entertainment events and tourism attractions to be hosted in Bahrain, expects to welcome over 33,000 visitors across the Middle East and beyond, bolstering the Kingdom’s trail in the international pop culture and multi-genre entertainment map.

Commenting, Dr. Nasser Qaedi, the CEO of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), stated: “We are pleased to reinforce our cooperation with Bahrain Comic Con to host the biggest edition this year and become a regional landmark in the pop culture industry. By bringing together a larger prestigious record of movie, TV show, and gaming big names in Bahrain, we are surly confident that Comic Con this year will boost the Kingdom’s profile as a leading regional hub for MICE, leisure, and entertainment tourism. With an even bigger spectacle than its highly successful three versions and the presence of some of the world’s biggest franchises and brands in film, TV, anime and comics, Bahrain will gain further tourism momentum regionally and globally,”

Get ready to secure your tickets for Bahrain Comic Con 2023 today!

You can now easily purchase your passes online through trusted platforms like Virgin, Platinumlist, and SADAD. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity; grab your tickets now and be part of the excitement!


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