Europe’s biggest K-pop festival announced


Europe’s biggest K-Pop festival was announced in Frankfurt, Germany, in 2022.

Organized by K-Pop Europa, in partnership with PK Events and the Korean broadcaster SBS Television Network, the Kpop.Flex with a capacity of 44,000 seats will take place at Deutsche Bank Park on Saturday 14 May.

Monsta X and (G) I-DLE are the first names to be announced, with five more acts to be released for the event, which is part of a five-year plan to further develop the burgeoning K-pop genre in Europe.

The Korean wave has been gaining momentum in Europe for some time now

“The Korean wave has been gaining strength in Europe for quite some time now, so we are especially excited to be able to give our growing fan base what they want, right here in Europe, with the big music events returning in Europe. direct here in Frankfurt. spring ”, explains David Ciclitira, partner of K-Pop Europa, which is a collaboration between Live Company Group (founded and chaired by Ciclitira) and Explorado Group.

Kpop.Flex will kick off the music season at Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt, which has already sold three dates for Coldplay and two for Ed Sheeran later in the year. Korean broadcaster SBS will film the festival and create a made-for-television cut to air in Korea after the event.

“K-pop.Flex is a really dynamic addition to our lineup, which includes Ed Sheeran and Coldplay – and we’ve already pre-sold 300,000 tickets for those,” adds Deutsche Bank Park Managing Director Patrik Meyer.

Festival-goers will also be able to see original works by K-Pop stars Ohnim and Yooyeon and indie talent Henry Lau. Limited edition prints of these works will be available for purchase.

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