About GEA

GEA in tandem with
Saudi Vision 2030

The General Entertainment Authority was established by Royal Decree No. (A/133) on May 7, 2016, to regulate and develop the entertainment sector to be a self-sustaining industry, in cooperation with relevant government authorities and the private sector. Through our ambitious strategy, we avidly work to improve the quality of life for everyone while also contributing to economic development through creating investment opportunities and thousands of jobs to fulfill the goals of Saudi Vision 2030.

Vision

Promote social and economic growth throughout a world-class, self-sustaining entertainment industry

Mission

Cultivate Saudi entertainment through clear-cut strategies and expedient regulations to introduce inspiring offerings.

Objectives

Regulate and develop
the entertainment sector, diversify entertainment options and  support national economy

Latest News

News

Turki Al Al-Sheikh Announces the Launch of Sneak.Me Festival for Sneakers and Their International Designs

September 29, 2022

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), Turki Al Al-Sheikh, announced the launch of the Sneak.Me festival, which is dedicated to exploring the world of Sneakers, their designs and international sketches. The festival, which is the first of its kind in the Kingdom, will run from 1-14 October, and...

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Turki Al Al-Sheikh Announces the Launch Date of Outlet Festival for International Brands

September 28, 2022

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), Turki Al Al-Sheikh, announced the launch of the Outlet shopping festival, which presents international brands at discounted prices. The festival will run from 1-14 October, and its activities will be held in Al-Rehab District, west of the capital, Riyadh. Outlet is the...

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لأول مرة.. "تويتر" يستبدل علامة الإعجاب "بعَلم السعودية" بمناسبة اليوم الوطني 92

September 23, 2022

استبدل موقع التواصل الاجتماعي “تويتر” علامة الإعجاب بعَلم المملكة العربية السعودية”، وذلك بمناسبة اليوم الوطني السعودي الـ 92، في مبادرة تحدث لأول مرة في تاريخ الاحتفالات الوطنية. وقال معالي رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة العامة للترفيه الأستاذ تركي بن عبدالمحسن آل الشيخ في تغريدة عبر حسابه الرسمي على “تويتر”: “اللايك غيرناه إلى عَلم المملكة العربية السعودية”...

News

Turki Al Al-Sheikh Announces the Launch of Sneak.Me Festival for Sneakers and Their International Designs

September 29, 2022

News

Turki Al Al-Sheikh Announces the Launch Date of Outlet Festival for International Brands

September 28, 2022

News

لأول مرة.. "تويتر" يستبدل علامة الإعجاب "بعَلم السعودية" بمناسبة اليوم الوطني 92

September 23, 2022

Entertainment Portal

Your Easy Ticket Into The Entertainment Business

The Entertainment Portal is a digital platform through which investors can easily process the paperwork needed for entertainment activities and services. The portal streamlines the process for obtaining licenses, permits, and accreditation, and for submitting grievances, enquiries, and follow-up requests. Requirements and guidelines for operating in the sector can be accessed via the portal.

Mega Events

Festivals

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Live Shows

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Live Shows

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Fun Activities

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Places to Visit

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Never miss an event with Enjoy Saudi

Explore Saudi Arabia’s entertainment scene through this interactive events calendar. Enjoy Saudi will provide you with all the information regarding activities and events taking place around Saudi Arabia, all year long. You can also book your ticket for events through links available on the webpage.

Entertainment Sector

This guide directs investors to the financing facilities offered through GEA to fund entertainment projects. By directly supporting private enterprises undertaking Saudi entertainment projects [...]

The guide includes a list of service providers authorized by GEA to offer booking and ticketing services for entertainment facilities. This includes marketing and selling tickets online or through POS terminals.[...]

A unified source for all regulations and laws related to the entertainment sector, the page is regularly updated to include the latest guidelines issued by GEA [...]