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

The Launch of Theatrical Performances during Eid Celebrations 2022 Put Smiles on the Faces of the Saudi Audience and Increase Their Joy

May 05, 2022

Theatrical performances of the Eid Celebrations Program 2022, organized by the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), started today in Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Abha and varied between comedy and drama plays targeting all family members and young people. Theatrical performances in the Eid Celebrations Program 2022 continue for 3 consecutive days, starting today. Riyadh witnessed the...

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With a set of international experiences.. "Taraf Al-Hedb" increases the options of Eid Celebrations Program 2022

May 01, 2022

The event of “Taraf Al-Hedb” (The tip of the eyelashes), organized by the Ministry of Culture, is one of the prominent elements of the Eid season 2022 celebration program. It contains 6 sub-zones, each of which offers international food experiences and cultural entertainment shows, in addition to artworks and shopping pavilions. The activities of the...

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14 Concerts Organized by the General Entertainment Authority to Increase the Joy of Eid with Music

April 30, 2022

As part of the activities of Eid Al-Fitr Celebrations Program 2022, the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) is organizing 14 concerts for lovers of music to increase the general feeling of joy throughout the Kingdom. Prominent stars from various parts of the Arab world have been invited to participate in the celebrations that continue throughout the...

News

The Launch of Theatrical Performances during Eid Celebrations 2022 Put Smiles on the Faces of the Saudi Audience and Increase Their Joy

May 05, 2022

News

With a set of international experiences.. "Taraf Al-Hedb" increases the options of Eid Celebrations Program 2022

May 01, 2022

News

14 Concerts Organized by the General Entertainment Authority to Increase the Joy of Eid with Music

April 30, 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

Ongoing

Entertainment Centers

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Ongoing

Entertainment Centers

May 12, 2021

Festivals

Jan 27, 2022

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 [...]