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"K-Culture Festival 2022" will be held in Seoul from September 30th to October 8th.

NCT DREAM and STAYC appear at ‘THE-K Concert’ October 7 at the olympic stadium

Seoul, South Korea, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister Park Bo-kyun, MCST) will host the “K-Culture Festival 2022” in South Korea with the Korea International Cultural Exchange Foundation (Chairman Jeong Gil-hwa, KOFICE).From Gwanghwamun Square and Jamsil Gymnasium September 30 (Friday)~ October 8 (Saturday), a place full of Korean culture (Hallyu). The festival captures the hearts of all visitors and participants from all over the world on-site through the live online broadcast of the official YouTube channel (K-Culture Festival).

With the slogan ‘INTO THE-K’, we have prepared a variety of programs for people around the world to experience ‘THE-K’, the planet of Korean culture that is filled with all the charms of Korean culture. You can enjoy a parade that incorporates the essence of Korean culture and a variety of music such as the world-famous Korean drama, K-pop, indie, and hip-hop. The festival is also a place to promote his K-Culture related industries such as Korean cuisine, beauty products and services.

First, the ‘K-Culture Eve’ will be held at Heungnyemun Square in Gyeongbokgung Palace. September 30 from (Fri) 7 pmon the theme of “Korean culture, the future blooming in the palace” The event showcases the wonderful elements of Korean culture, such as traditional Korean ink croquis and Korean classical performances, that harmonize past and present.

“THE-K DRAMA Concert” held at Gwanghwamun Square October 1st On Saturday, August 28, 2018, a drama gala show representative of Korean dramas will be held for the first time.




Along with the drama gala show, Kyuhyun,
Kim Na– young, and
Paul Kim Standing on stage with representative drama music that will remain in the hearts of fans.

Fans can also see the K-POP stage up close October 7 (Friday) Popular K-POP singers such as NCT DREAM, STAYC, and BLANK2Y will appear at “THE-K Concert” held at the Olympic Stadium in Jamsil Sports Complex. In particular, ‘THE-K Billboard Awards’ was jointly held with ‘Billboard’, an American music and entertainment magazine, and praised the success of his K-pop singers who entered the ‘Billboard Chart’. It attracted attention all over the world. world.

A place has also been set up for K-Culture fans to share and exchange cultural experiences.from October 2nd From 20th (Sun) to 8th (Sat), ‘THE-K Fan Fair’ will be held at Gwanghwamun Square and Jamsil Sports Complex Auxiliary Stadium, where fans can experience Korean food, fashion, and characters. Popular his K-pop singer like The Boyz for THE-K talk & stage program adds even more fan-friendly festivities.

“THE-K Stage” October 2ndFrom (Sun) to 8 (Sat), we will introduce hip-hop, jazz, and DJs at Gwanghwamun Square and Jamsil Sports Complex. PENTAGON, Brave Girls, VIVIZ, CIX, JK Kim Dong Wook, Jung In, Sunwoojunga, 10cm, Cheese, Stella ChanLouie, Woo Sung Woon, The Quiet, Raiden, and Ginjo will be on stage.

MCST-affiliated institutions such as Korea Tourism Organization, Korea Creative Content Agency, Sejong Institute Foundation, Korea Craft Design Foundation, as well as relevant government agencies and other Hallyu-related industries will also participate. The Korea Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation, the Korea Food Promotion Agency, and the Small and Medium Business Distribution Center will participate to promote Korean wave-related industries such as agricultural food, Korean food, beauty, and fashion.

upon October 8 On the final day of the festival, the 20th (Sat), the ‘THE-K Parade’ will be held from Jongno 5-ga to Gwanghwamun Square, introducing Korean culture in general. The festival hopes to provide locals as well as Hallyu fans around the world with a meaningful experience of becoming one with Korean culture while exploring the Hallyu planet ‘THE-K’.

For more information about the festival, please visit the official website (

An MCST official said, “This year’s third Korean Culture Festival will give fans and artists around the world the opportunity to enjoy all things K-Culture, with drama and K-POP as the two main themes. “MCST will continue to hold a global hallyu festival where you can experience the essence of Korean pop culture and traditional culture and related industries in order to strengthen the spread of hallyu.” rice field.

SOURCE Korea International Cultural Exchange Foundation