DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Popular Egyptian artist, Wegz, is set to perform live in concert on Saturday 19th November at the Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo City, with tickets available for purchase. This musical extravaganza is one of the key highlights of the inaugural Dubai Esports Festival (DEF2022), which is hosted by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), in partnership with VSPN, a global leader in esports activities and solutions, and presenting partner, du.

Wegz is an Egyptian rapper who has been creating trap music since 2017 and has over 297 million views on YouTube. Rising to fame at the age of 19, the rap artist mixes trap, mumble rap and electro ‘shaabi’, quickly garnering fans from across the Arab World. Born on September 12, 1998, Wegz hails from Alexandria, Egypt. 

WHEN: Saturday, 19th November 2022, 6.00pm

WHERE: Dubai Exhibition Centre, South Halls, Expo City 

TICKETS*: Platinumlist: https://dubai.platinumlist.net/event-tickets/85057/wegz-live-in-dubai-expo-city

*Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. 

DEF2022 brings together leading gamers, esports thought leaders and pop culture enthusiasts from across the world. Taking place from 9th to 20th November, the festival features an exciting lineup of live events, entertainment and pop culture activities as well as retail promotions across two weeks.

About Dubai Esports Festival

Hosted by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) in partnership with VSPN, Dubai Esports Festival (DEF2022) takes place from the 9th – 20th November and celebrates the love of video games with the aim of setting the trend as the region’s gaming industry and bolstering Dubai’s position as a global hub for esports and interactive tech-driven entertainment, and as a global city at the forefront of innovation. The annual festival will be the first international leisure event to be held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre at Expo City Dubai. The inaugural DEF 2022 will feature a combination of competitive esports tournaments including the PUBG Global Championship, a school tournament for students, a live concert, an immersive gaming experience, as well as industry networking events for domestic, regional and international stakeholders and partners. 

About Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), is responsible for developing Dubai’s retail and festival sectors and supporting the positioning of Dubai as a world-class tourism destination with year-round family entertainment, shopping and events.