‘Arabised’ Costumes at MEFCC 2017

By Rachel McArthur - UAE

The 2017 edition of the Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) came to a close this weekend, and as always fans were in full force to catch their favourite stars and comic characters, play video games and of course, cosplay. Here are our favourite costumes from the event.

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Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
Fans came from all over the region to for MEFCC weekend. These girls flew in from Bahrain especially for the event. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
The ladies got creative this year… we love this. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
And this. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
And this. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
Abayas are easy to get hold of in this region, so we love this take on Kaonashi (No-Face) from ‘Spirited Away’. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
Spotted on the stands of Hudoob, this lovely lady got creative with makeup for the day. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
The guys, meanwhile, got creative with their ghutra (headdress). Meet the Khaleeji Deadpool. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
And The Mask now lives here apparently… © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
Someone was inspired by the film ‘V for Vendetta’. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
While Arab Stormtroopers were also out in full force. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
Meet the UAE’s Harry Potter and his mate. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
The Arab Mario Bros. clearly had an important mission to take care of. © Bart Wojcinski
Arabised costumes at MEFCC 2017
And finally… because why not have your own entourage? © Bart Wojcinski
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