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Seven K-Pop concerts in Indonesia to look out for in 2018

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sun, June 10, 2018  /  07:00 am
Seven K-Pop concerts in Indonesia to look out for in 2018

Seven-member K-Pop boy band GOT7 (got7.jype.com/File)

Similar to 2017, there will be several K-Pop concerts in Indonesia from July to the end of this year. These are the seven shows that you may want to attend:

GOT7

Set to return for the third time to Indonesia, JYP Entertainment’s boyband GOT7 will perform the Eyes on You tour on June 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Hall 5 of Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD, South Tangerang. Five categories are available for iGot7 or Ahgase, the name for the group’s fans, starting from the all-standing pink to the numbered seating yellow categories.

Tickets can be ordered online with the starting price of Rp 900,000 ($64) for the green category. There are several options in purchasing the tickets, such as using credit card or bank transfer. Foreign fans are also able to watch the show.

TWICE

Formed in 2015, South Korean girl group Twice will be visiting their Indonesian fans for the first time on Aug. 25 at Hall 5 of ICE BSD, South Tangerang. The singers of “What is Love?” and “Heart Shaker” will perform under Twiceland Zone 2: Fantasy Park tour, and they will also visit Singapore on June 17, Malaysia on July 28 and Thailand on Aug. 18.

Twice will perform under Twiceland Zone 2: Fantasy Park tour in some countries, including Indonesia. Twice will perform under Twiceland Zone 2: Fantasy Park tour in some countries, including Indonesia. (JYP Entertainment/-)

Five categories are available for the concert with tickets starting from Rp 1,000,000. Although the online sale began in early May, tickets can still be booked through several payment methods, namely credit card and installments. Foreign fans are able to purchase tickets online.

DAY6

Jakarta will be visited by band DAY6 on Aug. 12 as part of its 1st World Tour ‘Youth’. Formed under JYP Entertainment, the performers of “DANCE DANCE” and “I Loved You” previously came to the city in 2017.

At the time of publication, there is still no detailed information about the venue and ticket price except a Twitter post from Indonesian promoter Mecima Pro. However, the band has announced the details for their South Korea leg of the tour. The band is also set to hit other countries, such as Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, the US and Canada.

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K.A.R.D

Following the announcement of the reschedule date of their performance in Jakarta due to “technical circumstances” (https://twitter.com/mecimapro/status/982192339845136384), South Korean quartet KARD is set to perform in Jakarta on July 21 at 6:30 p.m. at The Kasablanka Hall, Kota Kasablanka mall, in South Jakarta. It is part of the group’s 2018 Wild Kard Tour in Asia.

Indonesian hidden kards, the name of their fans, who want to watch their performance can order tickets online either using bank transfer or credit card. Three ticket categories are available with prices starting from Rp 750,000.

Wanna One

Wanna One is ready to meet their Indonesian wannables, a fandom name of the group, on July 15 at ICE BSD, South Tangerang. Five types of tickets are offered, including VIP, with the price of Rp 1,100,000. However, almost all categories are sold out, while the rest are fully booked. VIP ticket holders will be randomly chosen and they will get a sound check pass or experience a send-off event.

Wanna One's Jakarta concert tickets have sold out. Wanna One's Jakarta concert tickets have sold out. (Antara/File)

Wanna One is set to perform as part of their first world tour, [One: The World]. The group will perform in other countries and territories as well, including the US, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Australia. According to soompi, Wanna One's contracts will end in late December this year.

McKay

Singer-songwriter McKay is set to be the guest star of the 10th Korean Culture Day, an annual festival held by students of Korean Studies program of the University of Indonesia (UI). The event is set on June 30 at Balairung UI in Depok, West Java. Tickets can be purchased online, but you may need to download the event app first. Ticket prices start from Rp 75,000.

 

I will be a guest star for the 10th Korean Culture Day held at the University of Indonesia on June 30th! Get your tickets if you want to see me perform and I will also be doing a meet and greet so That you guys get a chance to meet me and also get my new CD~ see y'all there! [10th KOREAN CULTURE DAY TICKET] . . 10th Korean Culture Day tickets are still available for IDR 75K via EVENTEVENT app with the following instruction. Get PROMO CODE for special DISCOUNT! . 1. Download EVENTEVENT app on App Store or Play Store, 2. Login or register to your account, 3. Search our event: ‘10th Korean Culture Day’, 4. Choose ‘Normal tickets 2’ then click ‘Buy Tickets’, 5. Fill your personal information, 6. Choose your payment method and click ‘Purchase', 7. After you transfer the total amount of your purchase you will immediately recieve your e-tickets, 8. Your e-tickets can be found on ’My Tickets’ page, 9. E-tickets must be exchanged with the physical ticket on D-Day of 10th KCD (June 30th 2018) . . For further information : [email protected] Or click 'E-mail' button on eventevent app . . Facebook : Korean Culture Day Instagram : koreancultureday Line : @ohy9886x Twitter : @korcultureday . . #10thKCD #LightUpYourDreams #KoreanCultureDay #ν•œκ΅­λ¬Έν™”μΆ•μ œ #KoreanFestival

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Originating from California, the US, McKay has mesmerized people with his angelic voice since appearing on the South Korean competition TV show K-Pop Star. Debuting under Dorothy Company in 2015, he has written songs for South Korean boyband Shinhwa. McKay also collaborated with DAY6 member, Jae, and Majorcode for the single “Natural” last year.

Seventeen

K-Pop group Seventeen will return to Jakarta on Sept. 16 at Hall 3A of ICE BSD, South Tangerang, for their Ideal Cut tour. The Indonesian promoter Mecima Pro has finally revealed the ticket prices, and Seventeen is scheduled to fly to other destinations under the same tour, including Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. (wir/wng)

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