BLACKPINK have announced 4+1 PROJECT for their upcoming fifth anniversary!
According to the official website, BLINKs (fans of BLACKPINK) can look forward to five special projects lined up from August as they celebrate half a decade together with the K-pop powerhouses.
On 15 June, BLACKPINK first took to social media to unveil a mysterious teaser with the titlecard: "5th ANNIVERSARY / 4+1 PROJECT".
#BLACKPINK 5th ANNIVERSARY [4+1 PROJECT]— BLACKPINKOFFICIAL (@BLACKPINK) June 15, 2021
More info @ https://t.co/W1vLIdbfgI#BLACKPINK #블랙핑크 #5thANNIVERSARY #4PLUS1_PROJECT #YG pic.twitter.com/nMbM58GRKv
The anniversary celebrations will consist of five special projects, beginning with a new movie in August and a special edition photobook.
BLACKPINK THE MOVIE
On 16 June, BLACKPINK revealed that they will also be releasing a film, BLACKPINK THE MOVIE, as part of the 4+1 PROJECT. It's scheduled to premiere on 4 August in over 100 territories, including Singapore, the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, and more. Check out the full list here.
#BLACKPINK - 5th ANNIVERSARY [4+1] THE MOVIE MAIN POSTER— BLACKPINK GLOBAL BLINK (@ygofficialblink) June 24, 2021
@ https://t.co/OEwpcOCO0d#블랙핑크 #THE_MOVIE #BLACKPINKTHEMOVIE #MAINPOSTER #20210804 #COMINGSOON #5thANNIVERSARY #4PLUS1_PROJECT #BLACKPINKINYOURCINEMA #SCREENX #4DX #YG #CJ4DPLEX pic.twitter.com/6bIrSoyrK1
Watch the trailer here.
BLACKPINK THE MOVIE will be the group's second film after 2020's Light Up The Sky documentary on Netflix. It features nostalgic recaps of the pop titans' journey since 2015, along with special never-seen-before interviews. Additionally, BLACKPINK THE MOVIE will screen performances from their past concerts, such as this year's BLACKPINK: THE SHOW and the 2018 IN YOUR AREA tour.
SAVE YOUR SEATS! TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE via https://t.co/OEwpcOCO0d— BLACKPINK GLOBAL BLINK (@ygofficialblink) June 30, 2021
More info @ https://t.co/IDxJBkQvm3#BLACKPINK #THE_MOVIE #BLACKPINKTHEMOVIE #20210804 #COMINGSOON #5thANNIVERSARY #4PLUS1_PROJECT #SCREENX #4DX #4DXScreen #YG #BLACKPINKINYOURCINEMA pic.twitter.com/NpZE9AKOjO
Tickets are now available for purchase at your nearest cinema here, and are priced at USD 15 excluding booking fees. It will be screened in both 2D and 4DX formats, depending on the theatre.
THE ALBUM Limited Edition Photobook
#BLACKPINK [4+1] THE ALBUM PHOTOBOOK [LIMITED EDITION]— YG FAMILY (@ygent_official) July 7, 2021
Pre-order notice has been uploaded
▶️ https://t.co/zoo9agST4O#블랙핑크 #THEALBUM #PHOTOBOOK #LIMITEDEDITION #20210809 #RELEASE #5thANNIVERSARY #4PLUS1_PROJECT #YG pic.twitter.com/Mtg9Ywlqf3
BLACKPINK will also be releasing a special photobook on 9 August that's designed by the members themselves. Priced at USD 25, It features 208 pages of behind-the-scenes photos from THE ALBUM, and will only be available in limited quantities.
Additionally, pre-orders for the photobook come with a [4+1] Special Gift Case, which contains a "double-sided history poster set, a sticker set, and a photocard set." The gift case will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-orders begin on 7 July via the YG Select store here.
BLACKPINK Joins Weverse
BLACKPINK will join Weverse, a global fan community platform.— 터틀 🐢 (@xx_turtle_) July 14, 2021
According to YGE on July 14, @BLACKPINK Weverse will open August 2. It is expected that the communication between BLINKs and members around the world, who are always giving enthusiastic love, will expand. pic.twitter.com/EC85ugDv7I
As part of the 4+1 PROJECT, the 'Lovesick Girls' act will also be joining fan community platform Weverse on 2 August, and BLINKs can look forward to connecting with the girls on a new level. BLACKPINK will be the third YG Entertainment group to open a Weverse account after TREASURE and iKON.
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Download the Weverse app here.
BLACKPINK 4+1 POP-UP
To celebrate BLACKPINK's anniversary, the group will be holding a pop-up store from 21 - 30 August. In compliance with COVID-19 measures, online registration is required to enter the store. Further registration and store details will be announced later this week.
The pop-up store will be held at 6-3 Huiujeong-ro 1-gil, Mago-gu, Seoul.
#BLACKPINK 5th ANNIVERSARY [4+1] POP-UP— YG FAMILY (@ygent_official) August 5, 2021
Notice has been uploaded.
▶️https://t.co/7YGAcCDN9h#블랙핑크 #4PLUS1_POPUP #20210821 #OPEN #5thANNIVERSARY #4PLUS1_PROJECT #YG pic.twitter.com/XGaSU2bIZP
For more information on 4+1 PROJECT, you can visit the official website here. Stay tuned to Bandwagon for more updates.