Ian Somerhalder, famously known as Damon Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries, has just arrived in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The actor will be attending Saudi Comic Con which is scheduled to take place from March 22 to March 24.
Good morning beautiful Jeddah... I had the pleasure of watching the Sun light up Red Sea this morning.— Ian Somerhalder (@iansomerhalder) March 22, 2018
The 39-year-old actor is seen enjoying some traditional kahwa and meeting some officials on his arrival to the Kingdom.
Known for its conservative traditions and culture, Saudi Arabia has recently been revamping itself to become a more ‘moderately Islamic country’.
With the entertainment industry now flourishing in the Kingdom, famous artists such as Nelly, John Travolta and many others have been visiting the country.
Saudi Comic Con held annually in the country aims to attract the huge amount of comic fans all across the country. Apart from Somerhalder, Wagner Moura from Narcos and Gustaf Skasgard from Vikings will also be attending the event.
Last year, Game of Thrones actor, Jason Momoa – who plays Khal Drogo in the series – was also seen having a ball of a time in Riyadh.
With the country moving forward at a rapid state, who knows Hollywood might just start filming in Saudi Arabia soon.
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