Business Wire India | 01 Sep, 2017
Busan One Asia Festival (BOF), Asiaâs No.1 Korean Wave festival, will be held in Busan, October 22-31, 2017.
The festival kicks off with âBOF opening ceremonyâ at Asiad Main Stadium on October 22. It is going to last for 10 days until âBOF awardsâ held at Busan Cinema Center outdoor stage on October 31.
The opening ceremony will be featured by Asiaâs first 360 degree stage and the performance of K-pop idol groups. âBOF awardsâ will be presented to artists globally raising the profile of Korea and Busan at the closing ceremony. Various K-pop stars will rock the stage as well.
âPark Concertâ is held at Busan Citizen Park on October 29. It amuses the audience with various concerts from K-POP to Trot going beyond generations and genre.
If you want to meet Korean Wave stars, do not miss fan meetings on which five teams of stars appear from October 23.
Some of the acts taking the stage include BLACKPINK, Wanna One, SECHSKIES, GFRIEND, Apink, BAP, ASTRO, Yurisangja, Baek Z Young, Kim Tae-woo, Ailee, Bolbbalgan4, Red Velvet, Husky Brothers, and more.
Located at Gunam-ro, Haeundae, âBOF Landâ will host various concerts and events for ten days like âLegend Stageâ which includes K-Pop, Rock & Indie, Hip-hop, EDM performed by stars from today as well as favorites from years ago.
âBOF Groundâ set up at Seomyeon Norimaru from October 27 to 29 can be another attraction. Participants will be able to experience the Korean wavesâ cultural scenes such as K-Food with famous chefs, K-Beauty to share top celebritiesâ make-up secret, K-Fashion with supermodels, the latest medical services, and more.
An attempt to unite the cityâs cultural contents with the Korean Wave gave birth to a work of âMade in Busanâ through a public contest. Local artists and citizens will come together at several venues â One Asia Flash mob, âDaedongeul tamhada (to desire the great unity)â in Busan Citizen Park; âDongnae Hanryangmu (traditional male dance in Busan) - not forcing, acting spontaneouslyâ in Dongnae Byeljang; and âEDM Festival, Yaryu,â a fusion of Yaryu (a traditional field play in Busan) and modern music in Yongdusan Park.
The BOF creates a memorable time for foreign visitors with the essence of the Korean Wave in Busan.
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