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Korean Concert Tickets Increasingly Popular Among Foreigners

Korean Concert Tickets Increasingly Popular Among Foreigners

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — English-speaking spectators accounted for the largest portion of overseas tickets reserved for domestic concerts over the past two years. Interpark Corp., a leading online ticket and book seller, analyzed big data for tickets sold between Jan. 1, 2018 and Dec. 31, 2019 on its global site, which is operated [...]

String of K-pop Concerts Called Off in Japan as Entry Restrictions Go into Force

String of K-pop Concerts Called Off in Japan as Entry Restrictions Go into Force

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A string of major K-pop concerts have been called off or postponed in Japan as mutual entry restrictions by South Korea and Japan went into force early Monday. South Korea and Japan’s visa waiver programs for nationals from each other were suspended at the start of Monday amid outbreaks [...]

Performances, Concerts Canceled over Coronavirus

Performances, Concerts Canceled over Coronavirus

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean art centers and institutions have been canceling their planned performances and concerts as the country is struggling to prevent further coronavirus infections. The Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Seoul said it will postpone or cancel its original shows and productions for one month. But [...]

BTS’ Latest Three Concerts in Seoul Had Economic Effect of 1 tln Won

BTS’ Latest Three Concerts in Seoul Had Economic Effect of 1 tln Won

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy band BTS created an economic effect worth 1 trillion won (US$860.7 million) with its latest three concerts in Seoul, an academic report showed Monday. The septet finished off its latest world tour, “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself,” with the final leg in Seoul where three evening concerts at [...]

BTS’ Recent Home Concerts Created Economic Effect Worth Nearly 500 bln Won: Report

BTS’ Recent Home Concerts Created Economic Effect Worth Nearly 500 bln Won: Report

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy band BTS’ fan meetings and concerts in South Korea last month created an economic effect worth nearly 500 billion won (US$424.2 million), an academic report showed Wednesday. According to the report by a research team led by Pyun Ju-hyun, a business professor at Seoul’s Korea University, BTS [...]