With the growing k-pop fandom, k-pop festivals in different countries are becoming very common.
There may be more than approx 7.8 billion fans throughout the world. Though a bit late compared to the other countries, according to Statista, with the survey conducted, more than 52 percent of respondents considered it too popular in Malaysia.
The Korean Wave, or “Hallyu,” has brought new cultures amidst the existing ones, resulting in a fusion in the culture of two or more places.
Not only did the music groups and bands become popular, but the change in food habits and style, beauty products and cosmetics, and fashion can be seen.
In Malaysia, there are more fans than on the stage of “Sarang-haeyo.”
This drastic development of the K-pop lifestyle within Malaysian culture helped the academics to brood more on this fusion and research waves of K-pop in different fields (like cultural and political studies, communication, language, and marketing).
Grand Wave K-pop Music Festival 2022
[CHEN CONCERT UPDATE]#CHEN EXO akan tampil di Malaysia di festival music Kpop Grand Wave 2022
📆 19 November 2022
🏟️ Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach
— Chen Indonesia⚡ (@chen_indonesia) October 9, 2022
The Malaysia K-pop festival, therefore, can be guessed as the most anticipated by Malaysians. It is this time when the fans get the opportunity to see their idols closely. The tickets, therefore, also go out of stock very soon.
This year the Grand Wave K-pop Music Festival 2022 will happen in November. Further, the competition has revealed the lists of the groups who will be performing there:
The list includes popular Kpop groups like Girls’ Generation, Hyoyeon, SODA (D.J.), EXO’s CHEN, B.I., GOT7’s Youngjae, Park Bom of 2NE1, and SHAUN.
The idols are increasing the fans’ excitement by releasing their viral songs like BTBT or the idol’s reunion with the group for this festival. It is not just that these idols will perform their iconic songs for what the fans are counting the days. The fans are also very much craving to get a chance to meet with any of the idols for a sudden. HyoYeon will be present there, along with others.
This anticipated festival will be held at a popular tourist site, i.e., the Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach.
Grand Wave K-pop Music Festival 2022: venue, dates, and lineup
2022 GRAND WAVE K-POP
Music Festival in Malaysia 🇲🇾#CHEN
— hana＊hana | Polaris🌠ポラリス (@21hanahana04) October 9, 2022
The 1992 amusement park has 88-acre land to move on along with 90 attractions, including Water Park, Scream Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park, Wildlife Park, Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, and so on.
This destination is also widely known for hosting MTV World Stage (2009 to 2015) and Quiksilver Revolution Tour (2006 and 2008), deadmau5 (2011), The Native Tour by OneRepublic, Pitbull (2011), and many more.
The park also can be easily reached from Subang Airport via the Skypark Link.
For the month ahead, show the lineup is already there.
Though the tickets are not yet announced, only Grand Wave will reveal the information about the tickets in the coming weeks.
Not only this one, but K-pop fans of Malaysia will also have fun for a couple of months as they will have the chance to celebrate and join in the events, which are Korea Fest from November 6-11 and MOKKOJI KOREA on November 12-13.
In December, fans will experience the performance of Epik High, DPR, and GOT7’s Jackson Wang. So get ready for the upcoming months.
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