The Boulevard Riyadh City and Winter Wonderland areas were turned into a theater full of cosplay characters and a festival of wonderful costumes as part of the Riyadh Season which is hosting the costume and cosplay event on March 17 and 18.
From the early hours on Thursday, large numbers of visitors began arriving. Many wore costumes of superheroes or anime characters, which have been popular in the country for a long time, to enjoy an enthralling live show that went on for hours.
They also found artists offering to document the occasion through portrait paintings of each character and costume in the event.
Two costume competitions were also organized as part of the festivities. The first, held on Thursday, saw those wearing costumes of superheroes from Hollywood, Disney stars, or anime characters. While on Friday, people will dress up with costumes inspired by the seventies or famous films and TV characters.
The General Entertainment Authority chairman has announced several prizes, including two cars (one for each day), in addition to PS5 consoles.