October 26-27 agenda: Dubai World Game Expo

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This Monday and Tuesday's selection: the world premiere of the King of Pop's This Is It, the BET Hip Hop awards in Atlanta, USA, the largest gaming event in the Middle East and North Africa in Dubai, UAE, and more.

Tickets go on sale for Paul McCartney's European tour
October 26

Tickets are available Monday for former Beatle Paul McCartney's seven-date tour of Europe (December 2-22) including dates in Paris, London, Dublin and Germany and the Netherlands.


Premiere of Michael Jackson's last film
October 27

World premiere in Los Angeles on October 27 and worldwide release on October 28 of the film 'This Is It' (which will play for two weeks through November 11) showcasing Michael Jackson onstage and behind the scenes, creating, developing and staging his comeback tour at both The Forum and The Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.


BET Hip Hop Awards
October 27
Atlanta, Georgia/USA

The fourth annual BET Hip-Hop Awards enlists American comedian Mike Epps to host the festivities, which honor overall excellence in hip-hop culture.


Dubai World Game Expo
October 27-29

Introducing the latest in computer games, online gaming, mobile games and game related hardware and platforms, the second Dubai World Game Expo is the largest of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region, with over 44 countries participating in the event. The focus is on boosting the gaming industry in the region and includes the World Game Championship (WGC) in cooperation with World Cyber Game (WCG).


Character Dubai
October 27-29

Presented at the same time as the Dubai World Game Exp, the Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair, or Character Dubai, is the first and only trade event in the Middle East for production, marketing and licensing of cartoon characters, animation, logos, films, brands, arts and designs, with 44 countries represented.