K-pop concert in Kazakhstan Announcing the ‘Year of Cultural Exchange.’

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Korea and Kazakhstan announce the beginning of the ‘Year of Mutual Cultural Exchange’ with a K-pop concert.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (Minister Park Bo-gyun) on the 17th, together with the Korean Cultural Center in Kazakhstan (Director Lee Hye-ran) and the Korea International Cultural Exchange Promotion Agency (Director Jung Gil-Hwa), held a meeting at 4 pm (local time, 7 pm Korean time) on the 18th at Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan. (Central Concert Hall) ‘Hello! K-Pop Festa’ will be held. This event marks the start of the ‘2022-2023 Korea-Kazakhstan Year of Mutual Cultural Exchange’. The two countries will promote various cultural exchange events for two years, starting with this K-pop performance.

In 2019, Korea and Kazakhstan agreed to promote the ‘Year of Mutual Cultural Exchange’ in 2022 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between the two countries. signed a

All seats sold out due to local interest.

‘hi! The K-Pop Festa’s performance is receiving a lot of attention from the locals, and recording sold out of all 2420 seats within 3 hours of ticket sales. Singer Baek Ji-young, who sang the OST of a representative Hallyu drama such as ‘Secret Garden,’ and the representative K-pop group ‘Highlight,’ which received enthusiastic acclaim by performing ‘Korea Day’ at the ‘2017 Astana Expo (held in Kazakhstan)’, and popular K-pop’ VIVIZ’ from the group ‘GFriend’ is expected to fill the performance stage.

Singer Baek Ji-young delivers excitement simultaneously with ‘That Woman’ as well as ‘Like a Gunshot’ and ‘Candy in My Ear,’ as well as the popular Hallyu drama insert song ‘That Woman.’ ‘BBBG’ is expected to show off her charm through ‘You and Me’ and ‘Night,’ which were very popular during her ‘Girlfriend’ activities, and recently through the new song ‘BOP BOP.’

In particular, ‘BBG’ wears hanbok as a stage costume to inform locals about the charm of hanbok. ‘Highlight,’ which revisited Kazakhstan following the ‘2017 Astana Expo’, is expected to capture the hearts of fans even more passionately than five years ago through popular songs such as ‘Daydream,’ ‘Fiction’ and ‘Don’t Frown.’ plan. Then, all the cast members sing ‘It’s a Beautiful Night’ of ‘Highlight’ to decorate the end of the performance.

In addition to K-pop performances, 12 cultural exchange events will be held this year to commemorate the ‘Year of Mutual Cultural Exchange’ in Korea and Kazakhstan. Exhibition of Korean paintings by artist Dae-Sung Park (June 24-August 14/Nur-Sultan National Museum), classical performance by Jo Sumi (September/Nur-Sultan Astana Opera and Ballet Theatre), Astana Ballet’s visit to Korea (July-December mid/Korea) ) and others meet with the people of both countries.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism policy manager said, “As a central country in Central Asia, Kazakhstan was the backbone of the ‘Silk Road’ that connects the East and the West. We look forward to revitalizing exchanges worldwide and deepening mutual trust and understanding.”

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