The perfect guide to enjoying Busan One Asia Festival 2019 (BOF 2019)

Busan One Asia Festival 2019

If you love K-pop or any other Korean culture, there are numerous reasons to visit Busan this October. The biggest Korean wave festival in Korea, Busan One Asia Festival will take place from October 19 to October 25 in Busan, the iconic port city in Korea. The festival is well-known for attracting numerous fans of K-pop from all over the world expressing the Korean culture. You can visit here and there from Busan if you attend the festival as it will be held in the entire area of the city. 

Busan One Asia Festival (BOF) 2019

Busan One Asia Festival is a huge Hallyu event held in Busan every year and hosts the top K-pop artists and artists of other genres. Hence, you can enjoy various Korean cultural contents including K-pop at this festival and get along with other fans of Korean cultures. 

Date: 19 October 2019(Sat) – 25 October 2019 (Fri) / For seven days
Venues: Hwamyeong Ecology Park / Haeundae Culture Plaza / Busan Cinema Center / F1963
Activities: Performance (K-POP Concerts, Hip Hop Mash-up Concerts, and many more), Fan Meeting, Exhibition & Experience booths, and more!

BOF 2019 – The K-Pop Concert

This year, the festival will be going off without the opening and closing ceremonies. Still, lots more concerts and activities are prepared for attendees. Among those, the highlight would be the K-pop concert, the best and biggest K-pop event. It will take place in Busan, with a great line up every year. It is better to book the tickets for the concert in advance as they are selling out quickly.

Date: 19 October 2019 (Sat)
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Busan Hwamyeong Ecological Park
Line-up: AB6IX, Kim Sejeong, Kim Jae Hwan, ITZY, Ha Sung Woon, and more
Tickets: Available at Trazy (*Trazy is the official English booking site for Busan One Asia Festival 2019.)

BOF 2019 – Hip Hop Mash-up

Date: 20 October 2019 (Sun)
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Busan Cinema Center
Line-up: Simon Dominic, Punchnello, Hoody, and more
Tickets: Available at Trazy (*Trazy is the official English booking site for Busan One Asia Festival 2019.)

BOF 2019 – Idol Fan Meeting

BOF Idol Fan Meeting is a good opportunity to meet idols stars, have conversations with them, and take some photos together! There will be Idol photo exhibitions, idol goods sharing, and fan meetings at this event.

Date: 21 October 2019 (Mon) and 22 October 2019 (Tue)
Venue: F1963

BOF 2019 – Family Park Concert

BOF Family Park Concert is a Hallyu concert where a lot of people are united with music. Enjoy the variety of music styles on BOF!

Date: 25 October 2019 (Fri)
Venue: Hwamyeong Ecology Park
Lineup: JBJ95, Lovelyz, Stray Kids, and more

BOF 2019 – Busan Fireworks Festival

In November, Busan falls into a romantic and cheerful mood with festivals. Busan Fireworks Festival, the biggest fireworks festival in Asia, is as famous as the BOF. This year, the Busan Firework Festival takes place on November 2. Therefore, go ahead to spot fantastic sparkles after you watch the twinkling performances.

The venue, sandy Gwangalli Beach, is frequently visited by travelers. To fully enjoy the festival, book your seats on the beach beforehand and savor the festival at the best spot. You can book your seats at Trazy. 

Date: 2 November 2019 (Sat)
Venue: Busan Gwangalli Beach (between Hotel Aqua Palace & Homers Hotel)
Tickets: Available at Trazy (*Trazy is the official English booking site for Busan One Asia Festival 2019.)

BOF 2019 – All The Others

Music Label on BOF is an audition program of the BOF to discover future K-pop artists. Finalists go through initial screenings on videos, the second-round survival contests, the third-round mission contest, and lastly the final contest on BOF Land. You will witness competitions full of zest!

Made in Busan unveils a variety of shows such as ‘Hyperbolae of Youth’. Shows contain music, dance, and deals with a love story that bloomed during the Korean War. You will understand the show better if you note that Busan was once the capital of refuge during the Korean War.

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