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Upcoming K-pop and P-pop festival Popstival 2022 to celebrate pop music this October



upcoming K pop and P pop festival Popstival 2022 this October

K-pop soloist and former SISTAR member Hyolyn has been announced as the first act in the lineup for the upcoming K-pop and P-pop festival Popstival 2022 this October.

The event dubbed Popstival 2022 aims to celebrate pop music and will unite 6 K-pop acts and P-pop artists, Neuwave Events and Productions said in a Twitter post on Monday.

Organisers Neuwave Entertainment uncovered Hyolyn as the 2022 Popstival festival’s first performer yesterday (August 16), having first broken the news of the festival on August 15. No other acts or ticketing information has been announced for the festivals of the hour of composing, yet the organizers have promised more data will come “soon”.

Neuwave Events and Productions hyped up fans, teasing a show called “Popstival” which would feature six K-pop and P-pop acts.

Popstival 2022

Popstival 2022 is set to be held at the CCP Open Grounds in Pasay City and will feature a variety of K-pop and P-pop acts. Neuwave Entertainment recently organized Red Velvet, BINI, and BGYO’s ‘Be You’ concert in July at the SM Mall Of Asia Arena in Manila.

In other Hyolyn news, the singer reunited with SISTAR members Bora, Soyou, and Dasom on the final episode of the live music show Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook, which circulated on July 22 KST on KBS.

The quartet’s last live performances came following their final single ‘Lonely’ in May 2017, showing up on South Korea’s four significant week-by-week music shows to perform their successful hits, ‘Touch My Body’, ‘Shake It, ‘Loving U’ and ‘I Swear’, before officially disbanding on June 4 that very year.

Hyolyn is the first act on the lineup to be affirmed by Neuwave Events and Productions – the same group that organized the “Be You” show with Red Velvet, BINI, and BGYO in July.

They will declare more acts in the coming weeks.

Hyolyn made her K-pop debut in 2010 as a member of the girl group Sistar, which disbanded in 2017. In 2013, she made her solo debut, releasing her album Love & Hate. She is highlighted on the soundtrack of different K-shows, including Master’s Sun and My Love from the Star, and is additionally the voice behind the Korean version of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen.

Hyolyn as of late released the music video for her most recent single ‘No Thanks’ alongside her third mini-album ‘iCE’ on July 19. The six-track record incorporates two of her past singles, ‘Layin’ Low’ and ‘Waka Boom (My Way)’ featuring Jooyoung and rapper Lee Young-ji respectively, alongside new tracks ‘Over You’, ‘Ah Yeah’.and ‘Ah Yeah’.

‘iCE’ is Hyolyn’s first mini-album since 2020’s ‘Say My Name’. The record featured a few singles like ‘Dally’, ‘See Sea’, and ‘Bae’, which were all released under her label Bridʒ, which she laid out in 2017 following her departure from long-term agency Starship Entertainment.

“Get ready for a one-day-fun-filled event with different exciting activities and performances at the CCP [Open Grounds] this October 21, 2022! We are proud to present 6 KPOP + PPOP artists who will join us to celebrate POP in the country,” the organizers said on Twitter.

The post got fans talking about the conceivable lineup, and the concert producers previously gave some subtle hints.

Since Neuwave is the very team that produced Be You headlined by Red Velvet plus Jessi Live in Manila occurring in September, the show will definitely be a big deal.

The 2022 Popstival festival will be staged at the CCP Open Grounds in Pasay City on October 21, Neuwave said.

In a different post on Tuesday, Neuwave uncovered the first artist in the Popstival festival’s lineup — K-pop soloist Hyolyn, a member of the now-disbanded girl group Sistar.

Neuwave produced the “Be You” benefit concert last July, which featured performances from K-pop superstars Red Velvet and P-pop acts BGYO and BINI.

The local promoter is additional in charge of Korean rapper Jessi’s Manila concert in September.

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