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Busan's annual K-pop concert set to kick off

K-pop 09:00 October 19, 2019

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonap) -- The annual Busan One Asia Festival (BOF), a major annual K-pop concert in the city of Busan, is set to kick off Saturday with a star-studded lineup.

The festival will run till Oct. 25 and present K-pop performances at major venues in the biggest South Korean port city of Busan, 450 kilometers southeast of Seoul.

The festival's three main events -- the K-pop Concert, Hip-Hop Mash-up and Family Park Concert -- will bring together high-profile K-pop groups.

The K-pop concert on the first day of the festival will feature 16 K-pop bands and soloists, including Super Junior, NU'EST, Mamamoo and ITZY.

The Family Park Concert on the last day of the show on Oct. 25 at Hwamyeong Ecological Park will again bring together an army of high-profile K-pop performers, including Kang Daniel, Lovelyz, Gummy as well as g.o.d member Kim Tae-woo.

The lineup also includes boy bands Stray Kids and Ateez ll, as well as popular girl groups like GFriend and (G)I-dle.

On the sidelines of the weeklong festival, the city of Busan will also host related exhibitions, activities and performances at major venues along Haeundae Beach, according to the organizer.

This image provided by the city of Busan shows a stage from the 2018 Busan One Asia Festival (BOF). (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)


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