Collection of the popular K-POP idols! Don't miss it if you are a fan of KPOP!
If you are a K-POP fan, you must be very eager to come to Korea and see your idol in a close distance! Feel the live music and cheer, listen to your heartbeat, and enjoy the enthusiasm and sweat! There are many music festivals and Korean music concerts in Korea during the year. From the popular idols that have been on the stage for many years to the new idols who just debuted, you can see many Korean stars all at once! You can cheer for the singers you like, and enjoy the wonderful performances of other singers!
Let’s take a look at the main Korean concerts of the year!
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Soribada Best K-Music Awards
The award ceremony hosted by the well-known Korean music website Soribada. The ranking is based on votings and expert reviews on all of the songs published from last September to August of this year. The line-up is always fantastic!
Time: August 2019
Place:KSPO DOME (Olympic Gymnasium)
Incheon Airport Sky Festival K-pop Concert
As the biggest outdoor music festival in Korea, also the only K-POP festival held in Incheon Airport, Sky Festival is attracting fans all over the world every year. The celebration was held in two days. The first day was a classical music type and the second day was a K-POP music festival. In addition, you can experience various activities at Incheon Airport.
Location: Incheon International Airport Plaza
The music festival held in Daegu, Korea's third largest city, is one of the few large music festivals held in Korea suburbs. If you are coming to the concert, you can also stop by and experience the unique charm of Daegu.
Time: September 2019
Place: Daegu Duryu Baseball Stadium
Gangneung Coffee Festival K-POP Concert（KBS Music Bank Recording）
Gangnam K-POP Concert
Location：Yeongdong-daero Special Stage
Incheon K-POP Concert (INK)
Started in 2009, the concert is hosted by the Incheon city government. It is the most popular event for Korean and overseas fans every September, which gathers the most popular idols!
Location: Incheon Munhak Stadium (Main stadium)
Busan One Asia Festival (BOF)
The "Busan One Asia Festival" held in Busan, another major city in South Korea, generally lasts for more than 8 to 9 days. During the festival, there are not only the performances of popular idols, but also a variety of food, makeup and fashion activities. Except for the opening and closing ceremonies, other activities are basically free. If you want to get know every aspect of the K-POP, come and have fun in Busan in October!
Time: October.19, 2019
Location: Busan Asiad Main Stadium
Busan One-Asia Festival（K-POP Concert）
Busan One-Asia Festival（Family Park Concert）
Korea Music Festival
Location：Gocheok Sky Dome（Provisional）
K-Pop World Festival (KWF)
K-POP Music Festival in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do. Stars participating is generally popular new groups, and it's highly possible that they'd become the leader of K-POP music!
Time: October 2019
Location: Changwon Sports Park Main Stadium
Jeju Hallyu Festival is held in Jeju Island, the famous Korea vacation spot, every November. You can enjoy the natural scenery of Jeju Island while attending the festival. It is also a good choice to spend a few days off here!
Location:Jeju Sports Complex
MBC Plus × Genie Music Awards(MGA)
The new K-POP awards ceremony, which was jointly organized by the music website "Genie Music" and MBC TV, is a first try of cooperation between music platform and TV channel to organize an award ceremony. Not only the best musicians and idols in Korea would be attending, but there are also special stage of K-POP artists and foreign artists. It aims to present a very special stage that has never been seen anywhere.
Time: November 2019
Location: Incheon Namdong Gymnasium
The Asia Artist Awards is the first award in Korea to be combined with TV dramas and K-POP. It is hosted by the entertainment media STARNEWS and co-organized by the Asia Artist Awards Committee. Started from 2016, awards are presented to artists who have outstanding achievements during the past year. Every year, there are overseas popular stars attending and top actors showing up as awarders. It is a must-attend music festival!
Time: November 2019
The K-POP award, based on data from the music website Melon and the results of user votes, was started in 2005 and has been holding an annual award ceremony since 2009. The scale is constantly expanding each year, and it's regarded to become a new trend of K-POP in the future.
Time: December 2019
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome
SBS, one of the three major TV stations in Korea, holds a festival at the end of the year, similar to the New Year's party. At the end of the year, people begin to look forward to the " Gayo Dajeon", where gather all the popular stars of the past one year. In the singer's battle, you can see the stage of all the popular songs of the year, and there are many special cooperation stages. It must be worth every penny!
Time: December 2019
Location: Gocheok Sky Dome
The Golden Disc Awards is a music award hosted by the Nikkan Sports and the Korea Record Industry Association. It is one of the most authoritative music awards ceremony in Korea. The awards are according to the sales volume of the audio source, the vote of the fans, and the reviews of the judges. The fairness of it is admitted and it's regarded as the Korean “Grammy”. All the singers and groups who have achieved good results in the past year can be seen here.
The traditional awards ceremony, which began in 1990, gives awards to artists who have performed outstandingly in music over the past year based on the sales volume of audio sources and fans' voting to determine the winners.
Gaon Chart is the first music sales rank officially recognized by South Korea, and the Gaon Chart awards ceremony is an award based on last year's music sales and data on the website. The range of the awards includes singers, composers, styling, etc. It's a good chance to understand the foundation of the K-POP structure.
Incheon K-POP Festival Concert
The concert "Let's Walk Toghther" held by Incheon city government aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and invites famous artists every year. Before watching the concert, you can enjoy a variety of Korean food and special snacks in the nearby Singi Market, and feel the atmosphere of the Korean market and the hospitality of Incheon.
Time: April 20, 2019 (Saturday)
Place: Incheon Grand Park
The Korean music website "FANN STAR" has been giving rankings according to voting since 2015. In 2019, it was the first time it hosted a live award ceremony on the Korean news website "the fact". The awards will be given by category from the whole year of last year to March of this year. Hot stars including BTS, TWICE and MAMAMOO will be attending the award ceremony.
Time: April 24, 2019 (Wednesday)
Place: Incheon South Cave Stadium
Poster of the 2017 Dream Concert in Pyeongchang
The K-POP Annual Music Festival, from 1995, is designed to encourage Korean teenagers to embrace their dreams and hopes. There are many popular singers and groups participating every year. It is a concert that K-POP fans are very concerned about.
Time: May 2019
Place: Seoul World Cup Stadium
Not only in Korea, overseas fans are also looking forward to the Lotte family concert. There are many popular stars participating in the concert every year. Guess who would attend the event this year?
Time: June 2019
Place: Jamsil Sports Complex·Olympic Main Stadium