- Enjoy K-pop performances and Experience K-content for 9 days until
BUSAN, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#BOF–The 2018
Busan One Asia Festival (BOF 2018), Asia’s No. 1 Hallyu (Korean
Wave) fiesta, will start a nine-day run with a spectacular opening
performance on Oct. 20.
The performance titled “Hi Five Busan, BOF” is to kick off at 7 pm on
Saturday, Oct. 20 in Busan Asiad Main Stadium, introducing K-content
which express Busan.
It will begin with a joint show by ‘Celeb Five,’ which is a group of
five popular female comedians, and about 100 Busan citizens. Following
performances will be introduced in relay by Busan-born model and actor
Bae Jung-nam, artist Kim Chung-jae who’s in charge of directing the
design of BOF 2018 BI and posters, and singers slated to come to the
The audience will be thrilled at dazzling gigs by leading K-pop
musicians — EXO, Wanna One, SEVENTEEN, NCT 127, Celeb Five, Mamamoo,
EXID and GFriend — and rising “idol” singers such as The Boyz, A.C.E
and (G)I-dle. Afterwards, the opening performance will be telecast again.
On the following day, Oct. 21, ‘BOF
Park Concert’ will delight your ears and eyes with various genres of
music favored by every generation. The picnic concert will open at 6 pm
on a square of grass at Busan Citizens Park. Busan City Choir will
perform in collaboration with Kingston Rudieska, a Korean ska band. The
lineup includes K.will, Chung Ha, NU’EST W (a four-man band), Favorite
(a six-girl group), and Cherry On Top (a four-girl group).
“We will bring together Korea’s truly best Hallyu artists in Busan for
the opening performance. We expect the BOF to help spread the brand
value of Busan as a city with Asia’s most abundant Hallyu content,” the
BOF Project Group said, “We have prepared a various array of programs
for everyone to experience K-content, not to mention enjoying K-pop. We
hope you will like them.”
For Busan One Asia Festival
LEE KYUNG EUN,