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One of the largest eSports, comics and vlogger fest, POPC and YouTubers’ pop culture festival coming to Dubai

With the growing number of online gamers and the craze that follows with it, gamers across the world enjoy the festivals that bring fellow gamers and associated fans together. So, Dubai is soon going to organise the inaugural edition of POPC Live.

Entertainment company Waverider has announced that it has joined forces with Galaxy Racer (GXR), a leading Dubai-based eSports organisation, to put together the inaugural edition of POPC Live! in Dubai.

Set to take place on March 22, the Middle East’s biggest eSports, comics, and YouTubers’ pop culture festival will feature five days of ground-breaking experiences and unique activities organised for the first time in the region.

The event is also said to see some of the world’s most prominent celebrities attending the event. The festival will see an expansive eSports Zone set up, tournaments featuring the biggest names in the gaming and entertainment industry, along with pop-culture panels, workshops, conferences, and concerts.

Some of the major highlights of the event include PUBG Mobile, League of Legends, and DOTA2 tournaments hosted at the festival’s massive eSports Zone. The Zone will also host the GIRLGAMER World Finals as well as several community tournaments hosted by Galaxy Racer that will be open to the public. Top international teams will compete at the tournaments to win millions of dirhams in prize money.

Comic-Con fans will also be treated to an all-embracing community event featuring all their favourite elements – the Artists’ Alley, Cinema Club, celebrity meet-and-greets and more.

The exhibitor zone at the festival will feature some of the biggest gaming publishers, comic book houses, toy companies, and film and TV brands. That’s not all! The captivating main stage will see an incredible line-up of regional and international music acts combined with a host of interactive performances that will leave fans wanting more.

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