Summer Entertainment City opens today in Qatar

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Summer Entertainment City opens today in Qatar

As the nation ushers Eid Al Fitr today, the Summer Entertainment City (SEC), one of the significant highlights of Summer in Qatar (SiQ), opens its entryways with a wide cluster of contributions including an all-new 6,000sqm Virtual reality (VR) and Gaming zone took into account gamers from different age gatherings. 

The extensive 29,000sqm Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) space is prepared to furnish euphoria and excitement to guests with wide-going amusements and shows just as shopping and sustenance choices with the VR and Gaming segment highlighting a portion of the world's most progressive VR test systems, gaming stations and themed gaming zones as a principle include. 

Addressing neighborhood media on the eve of SEC's opening, QSports Founder and Board Member Adil Ahmed, sorting out SEC for the third back to back year in a joint effort with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), underlined that the warm reaction from guests a year ago incited them to make a greater VR and Gaming zone for different ages. 


"The VR and Gaming area is the real fascination this year. We had a little gaming segment last time however because of a great deal of positive criticism we extended it from 800sqm to 6,000sqm to incorporate themed recreations intended to pull in children, young people and grown-ups too," said Ahmed. 

While computer games are as a rule for the more youthful age gathering, SEC's VR and Gaming segment has among its highlights retro-gaming region beyond any doubt to bring out wistfulness among more seasoned computer games darlings. 

"This time we have ensured that we take into account a more extensive age extend as far as amusements. We made the retro-gaming region for individuals 35 years of age or more too who can really associate with recreations like Pac-Man, Atari and Sega," he pushed. 

The current year's SEC has the world' greatest Pac-Man and Space Invaders, which is a first in Qatar, notwithstanding Atari Sega and Nintendo among others. 

Ahmed added that there are plans to have e-gaming rivalries just as communicate cricket matches for the continuous 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. 

The principle regions of the SEC 2019 likewise incorporate beguilement rides, abilities amusements with prizes, bespoke jumping place, a children driving school setup, goliath squares park for children to play and work with huge lego-type obstructs, a 1,000sqm sea ball delicate play territory, Qatar's first InflataPark spread over 1,200sqm, the world's biggest ricochet manor, a 1,200sqm skate park, manufactured ice skating, Spider Climbing tower and more than 45 sustenance alternatives and 100 retail outlets. 

Guests can browse cooking styles offered by around 47 outlets, 70 percent of which are nearby, situated in a nourishment court with a seating limit of around 600. 

Guests can likewise watch live exhibitions by artistes introduced in participation with various consulates, for example, Georgia, Bangladesh, Indonesia and South Africa. 

"For the initial three days, we have the widely acclaimed Georgian National Ballet will's identity playing out an aggregate of 15 appears in three days. We have a great deal of ethnic shows upheld by consulates notwithstanding ordinary shows like the wandering processions," said Ahmed. 

Ticket costs go from QR15 QR passage to the SEC, or guests can buy Gold Pass for QR165, Gaming Pass for QR165, Season Pass for QR999 or Season Gaming Pass for QR1,250. Gold Pass qualifies the holder for 40 ride tickets in addition to 5 VR/Gaming tickets while Gaming Pass incorporates 40 VR and Gaming tickets utilized in gaming area as it were. Season Pass gives boundless sections to scene to the length of the occasion and each visit qualifies guest for a Gold Pass. Gaming Season Pass, then again, boundless passages to the scene for the span of the occasion and each visit qualifies guest for a Gaming Pass. 

Out of the blue, guests to SEC 2019 obtaining the day by day Gold Pass, Gaming Pass or Season Pass can enter a wager attract for an opportunity to win a spic and span KIA Telluride. 

The Summer Entertainment City is open from today until July 31 from 12.30pm to 10pm (Saturday to Wednesday) and from 1pm to 11pm (Thursday and Friday).