The schedule and the first cast (lineup) of the 2023 Busan One Asia Festival, Korea’s representative Hallyu culture and tourism festival, have been released.
Busan City announced on the 5th that it would hold the 2023 Busan One Asia Festival (from now on referred to as One Asia Festival) at the Busan Asiad Main Stadium and Busan Port Pier 1 for two days from October 21st.
One Asia’s representative concert in name and reality combines Busan’s various K-culture and K-pop content.
On the 21st, a K-POP concert will be held at Busan Asiad Main Stadium, and on the 22nd, a park concert with citizens will be held at Pier 1 of Busan Port.
The popular Hallyu idol group NCT 127 and the rookie Fantasy Boys were named as the first cast members of WonApe.
NCT 127 is a multinational male group comprising Taeil, Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Jungwoo, Mark, and Haechan.
Fantasy Boys is a male group formed through the MBC global audition program ‘After School Excitement Season 2 Boy Fantasy’ aired in 2023.
It consists of a total of 12 members, including Yoo Jun-won, Kim Gyu-rae, Hong Seong-min, Oh Hyun-tae, Lee Han-bin, Ling-chi, Kang Min-Seo, Hikari, Soul, Kim Woo-Seok, Hikaru, and Keidan.
Other details can be found on the official website of WonApe, as well as on Facebook and Instagram.
During this month, the city plans to pre-sell early discount tickets for tourism products using K-pop concerts to domestic and foreign travel agencies and online travel agencies (OTA), and individual tickets will be opened in August.