12:00 – 18:00 HALLYU WAVE
20:00 – 22:00 KCF CONCERT
HOST: KOCIS (Korean Culture and Information Service)
ORGANIZERS: KOFICE (Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange) / KOREAN CULTURAL CENTER OF BELGIUM / K-POP BELGIUM SOCIETY (Organizer of ‘Hallyu Wave’)
K-POP ARTISTS: UP10TION, DREAMCATCHER
PARTICIPANTS: KEUN SORIRO, KINGDOM OF HEARTS, DAEBAK KOREA, DWD SPAIN
K-COMMUNITY FESTIVAL (KCF) is a new Korean cultural festival aunched through KOFICE in 2019. With everything from Korea’s oldest traditions to the latest K-POP hits, the K-COMMUNITY FESTIVAL will present the ‘Korean wave’ in its various forms, so the audience may discover new and interesting aspects of the K-Culture!
With the cooperation of ‘HALLYU WAVE’, one of the biggest annual K-Culture events in Belgium, numerous cultural programs will fill Forest National during the day. The whole family can enjoy traditional Korean costumes and cultural classes. Other programs include K-POP fans’ favorites such as random play dance, K-POP dance workshops and many more.
After the ‘HALLYU WAVE’, the evening ‘KCF CONCERT’ will present breathtaking performances of the hottest K-POP idol groups UP10TION and DREAMCATCHER. However, this festival is more than a simple K-POP concert, it is an endeavor to show off more Korean culture beyond popular culture. KCF invited European K-culture fan groups (K-Community) to the stage and they will put on Korean traditional performances which they’ve practiced with their passion and huge love for Korean culture.
The Festival will be the biggest day for Korean culture fans all over Europe! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to explore Korea’s traditional and contemporary culture all in one day.
K-POP ARTISTS INTRODUCTION
DREAMCATCHER consists of seven members: JiU, SuA, Siyeon, Handong, Yoohyeon, Dami and Gahyeon. They officially debuted in 2017 with the single album ‘Nightmare’ and its title track ‘Chase Me’. As a beloved K-POP girl group overseas, Dreamcatcher recently wrapped up a successful world tour with stops in Europe, South America and Asia.
UP10TION released their latest album with eight members: Jinhoo, Kuhn, Kogyeol, Bitto, Sunyoul, Gyujin, Hwanhee, and Xiao. The group debuted with an extended play (EP) ‘Top Secret’ in 2015. UP10TION has a strong international fan base among and previously had a successful concert tour in Japan, North America and Europe.
Tickets: 20 euros.
For tickets purchased at the box office an extra service charge of 2 euros per ticket will be charged.