Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 26 September 2020

Middle East Film & Comic Con rolls on — in pictures

The three-day convention at Dubai World Trade Centre carried on regardless, despite other events being shelved because of the coronavirus outbreak

Cosplay is always a highlight at Middle East Film and Comic Con, and this year's event is no exception.

Scroll through the gallery above to see a selection of some of the best cosplay that was on display over the weekend.

Despite other events being cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak, the three-day convention held at Dubai World Trade Centre has still gone on. Organisers decided to push through amid growing worry about the spread of Covid-19 at public events.

At MEFCC, organisers have implemented precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of infection, including installation of hand sanitiser dispensers around the venue. According to Tet Bautista, one of the artists showcasing and selling his work at the event, they are also regularly checking-in on participants and their state of health.

The final day concludes with discussion sessions with Aladdin star Mena Massoud and French-born Daredevil actress, Elodie Yung

Updated: March 9, 2020 09:24 AM

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