A one-week event featuring conferences, exhibitions, and a concert revolving around the K-wave will be happening this November.
From 16 to 23 November, the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism is bringing together an all-rounded event to celebrate the Korean wave, also known as the Hallyu wave, with the Korea Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy. This will be presented as ON: Hallyu Wave, an all-in-one festival for fans, content creators, companies, and more. It will also host real-time sales sessions.
The first few days of ON: Hallyu Festival will be targeted at content creators and companies, while a K-pop concert catering to fans will be held on its final day. The programme will be available for live streaming globally through Naver’s platform, V Live.
Dubbed the Unite ON: Live Concert, the lineup includes artists spread across multiple genres, such as SuperM, MONSTA X, Oh My Girl, Somi, ITZY, IDIOTAPE, Jambinai, Leenalchi, Ambiguous Dance Company, Loco, Changmo, and Colde.
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The show will be joined by special guests from the region, namely Raisa from Indonesia, K-ICM from Vietnam, ft APJ, and Trinity, from Thailand. It will be hosted by MCs Somi and Bo Min.
According to news sources, the ON: Hallyu Festival aims to “provide comfort to people around the world who are exhausted from COVID-19 while providing helpful opportunities to local businesses through the power of Hallyu”, said Culture Minister, Park Yang-woo.
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Many other concerts and events have also shifted online in view of the coronavirus. Most recently, BTS announced an online exhibition following their virtual show MAP OF THE SOUL O:NE, while other artists such as SEVENTEEN, TWICE, NCT, and IZ*ONE have been announced to perform at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.
For more information on the ON: Hallyu Festival, visit their website here.