[EVENT] Get ready for Busan One Asia Festival 2018

Busan One Asia Festival 2018 poster

The largest Hallyu festival in the region took place in the form of the HallyuPopFest 2018 in Singapore, earlier this month. If you were part of the festivities, you would have spotted a booth of the largest Hallyu festival in Korea – Busan One Asia Festival 2018. If you will be in Busan this October, you are in for a treat; as the festival will take place from 20 – 28 October 2018,

Apart from its grand opening & closing concerts, there will be many more events taking place during the Busan One Asia Festival 2018. Here are the highlights of this year’s festival that you should know about!

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Opening & Closing concert

The highlight of Busan One Asia Festival 2018 is the opening & closing concert. They are some of the best and largest K-pop events in Korea, boasting a star-studded line up every year. If you want to attend these main events, make sure to book it as soon as possible as the tickets are always selling out very fast!

Busan One Asia Festival 2018 Opening
Opening Concert

Busan One Asia Festival 2018 Closing
Closing Concert

Here are the details for the opening & closing concert this year.

1. Opening Concert

Date: 20 October 2018 (Sat)
Time: 7:00 pm KST
Location: Busan Asiad Main Stadium
Line-up: EXO, Wanna One, Seventeen, NCT 127, Celeb Five, MAMAMOO, EXID, GFriend and more!

Tickets sale for Busan One Asia Festival 2018 opening concert has closed.

2. Closing Concert

Date: 28 October 2018 (Sun)
Time: 7:00 pm KST
Location: Busan Asiad Main Stadium
Line-up: Red Velvet, NCT Dream, Favorite, Dynamic Duo, Rhythm Power and more!
Ticketing: You can get the exclusive standing or ground seat tickets for Busan One Asia Festival 2018 closing concert on Trazy.com.

*Trazy.com is the official English booking site for Busan One Asia Festival 2018.

FREE K-pop events

There are actually many more K-pop events to see than just the opening/closing concert, and the best part is that they are all FREE! Check out every program on BOF below and enjoy the festival to the fullest!

Busan One Asia Festival 2018 BOF Park Concert
BOF Park Concert

Busan One Asia Festival 2018 BOF Fan Meeting
BOF On-Stage

1. BOF Park Concert

Date: 21 October 2018 (Sun)
Time: 7:00 pm KST
Location: Busan Citizen Park
Line-up: K.WILL, CHUNGHA, and more

BOF Park Concert is a free concert that is open to all citizens and visitors. It is a picnic-like concert that takes place in the huge park. Also, don’t miss out on the flea market in the park too!

2. BOF On-stage

Date: 25 October (19:00) / 26 October (19:00) / 27 October (16:00)
Location: BOF Land (Gunam-ro, Haeundae)
Line-up: TBA

BOF On-stage is a Hallyu concert with Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Korean stars. Enjoy the variety of their music style on BOF On-stage!

3. BOF Fan Meeting

Date: 21 October (19:00) / 23 October (19:00) / 26 October (17:00)
Location: BOF Land (Gunam-ro, Haeundae)
Line-up: TBA

This year, there will be 3 times the fan meetings at BOF! Stay tuned for which stars will be coming for the fan meeting this year!

Tons of Hallyu events

BOF is not just a K-pop festival, but an ultimate Hallyu (Korean culture) event. Here is a list of things you can check out at the Busan One Asia Festival 2018 other than K-pop events.

Busan One Asia Festival 2018 made in busan BOF
Made in Busan
Busan One Asia Festival 2018 BOF B-Art
BOF B-Art

1. Made in Busan

Date: 20 – 28 October 2018
Location: Busan Cinema Center, Yongdusan Park, BOF Land (Gunam-ro, Haeundae)

Made in Busan is designed for fostering regional performances. This is where local artists and citizens come together, and there will be more than 20 local artist teams performing all across Busan!

2. BOF Land

Date: 20 – 28 October 2018
Location: BOF Land (Gunam-ro, Haeundae)

BOF Land is the main festival ground where you can experience lots of Hallyu content with no genre limitations! It is the venue of various events, such as the K-POP New Star Showcase, the Made in Busan Performance & Exhibition Programs, and the EverySing Audition.

3. BOF B-Art

Date: 20 – 28 October 2018
Location: BOF Land (Gunam-ro, Haeundae)

Busan turns into a runway during BOF! There will be photo shoots by professional models at various Busan’s landmarks. Also, you can try making BOF’s BI with the famous Korean designer Kim Chung-Jae from the famous TV show “I Live Alone”.

4. BOF Goods Shop

Date: 20 – 28 October 2018
Location: BOF Land (Gunam-ro, Haeundae)

There will be a gift shop during the festival where you can buy exclusive merchandise & souvenirs designed by BOF and SM TOWN. Be sure to check out and treat yourself with some unique gifts!

Last but not least, don’t forget to visit Trazy.com, which is the official English booking site for Busan One Asia Festival 2018, and enjoy Busan to the fullest!

* BOF2018 Festival is sponsored by Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism & Korea Tourism Organization.

Image Sources: Busan Tourism Organization, 2017 BOF Official Photos.

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