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Posted by exocomebaek AKP STAFF Wednesday, May 15, 2019

15 K-Pop acts to look out for at the 'HallyuPopFest 2019'


'HallyuPopFest' is one of the largest K-Pop festivals held annually in the Southeast Asian region, giving fans the chance to not only watch their favorite idols perform on stage but also the chance to interact with their biases through different types of fan engagement! This year, the 2-day festival (May 25  - May 26), held in Singapore, has an amazing, star-studded line up so here is a list of who you can expect there!

1) Super Junior

Everyone who is a fan of K-Pop would probably already know the name, Super Junior. The maknae of Super Junior, Kyuhyun, has just completed his military service and fans are hoping the group will be showing up to the festival as a full group! The pioneers of K-Pop will be gracing the event and performing in the showcase on day 2!


MONSTA X, who has just celebrated their 4th Anniversary on May 14, will also be heading down to the event. Over the years, MONSTA X has been growing in popularity in the Southeast Asian region and Monbebes are excited and ready to see them perform their hit songs on stage. Happy 4th Anniversary to MONSTA X and we can’t wait to see what you have got prepared for us!


NU’EST will be back and this time, in full strength as member, Minhyun, is finally back from his time promoting with Wanna One. The other four members previous were promoting as NU’EST W, with the W representing ‘Waiting’, as they awaited the return of their beloved member. The group recently released the bop "Bet Bet" and everyone is excited to see them attend the concert as a full group and blow us away with their amazing stage presence!


The YG boy group WINNER will also be heading down for the concert. Fans are "really really" excited to see them and "millions" have been waiting "everyday" to see them. We know the 4-member group will definitely impress us with what they have!

5) Pentagon

Also in the line up is Cube’s boy group, Pentagon! We know that the 9-member group will definitely "shine" on stage and Universes are extremely excited to see them at this event!

6) (G)I-DLE

(G)I-DLE, who recently celebrated their 1st year anniversary, on May 2, will also be at the event. Though they are still considered a rookie group, they are definitely a group with one of the strongest debuts in K-Pop history, wowing everyone with their hit single "Latata" which took the world by storm. We can’t wait to see the girls steal weaves and have everyone shook through their performance on stage!

7) Oh My Girl

Oh My Girl who just came back with the melodic bop, “The Fifth Season” will also be attending the concerts. The girls will be showing their trademark charms as they perform their hit songs such as "Secret Garden" and "Remember Me".


Co-ed group, KARD will also be attending the event. Since their debut, the group has came back with many iconic songs and put on many amazing performances. Popular songs of theirs include "Hola Hola" and "Bomb Bomb". "Rumor" is that they will be performing all of hidden KARD’s favourite songs and we are extremely excited for that!

9) Hyorin

The queen, Hyorin, will be putting up a performance not to be missed, as well. With hits like "Dally" and "See Sea", we can’t wait to see the dancing machine execute each choreography with fluid precision. Hyorin is one of the most well-recognized soloists in the industry and we are excited to see a legend like her up on stage!

10) N.Flying

The rap rock band group from FNC Entertainment debuted in Japan in 2013 (2015 in Korea) and just got their first music show win this year with their hit song "Rooftop". The 4 membered group are finally getting the success and recognition they deserve and we can’t wait to see the talented the boys give their all in their performance!


The rookie group just made their debut earlier this year in January but be prepared to be blown away by the talent of these 7 boys! We are highly anticipating what this fresh group will have in store for us!

12)  GWSN

Kiwi Media Group’s GWSN, who is most well known for their dance cover of popular songs on Youtube and for performing at multiple busking events in Korea, will be performing as well!

13) A.C.E

The 5-member group, who will be celebrating their 2nd Year Anniversary soon (May 23rd) will be performing for this event as well. The members are each well known for their dance covers and busking activities, gaining them traction among the international community over the years. We can’t wait to see their powerful dance while they perform!

14) TREI

Banana Culture’s TREI who just debuted early this year in February, are also in the line up. The trio will be performance songs from their latest album ‘BORN’ to showcase their talent and skills to all attendees!

15) Kanto

Under the hip hop music label Brand New Music, the rapper Kanto has been producing many straight fire raps. Based on his performance from ‘Show Me the Money’ and ‘The Unit’, we know just how talented he is and we look forward to seeing him spit fire while delivering his lines on stage!

The line up this year includes a range of artists from rookies to veterans and we look forward to seeing all of the artistes shine on stage! 'HallyuPopFest 2019' will be held in Singapore on May 25th, Saturday and May 26th, Sunday. Tickets can still be purchased here.

  1. A.C.E
  2. (G)I-DLE
  3. GWSN
  4. Kanto
  5. KARD
  7. N.Flying
  8. NU'EST
  9. NU'EST W
  10. Oh My Girl
  11. Pentagon
  12. Super Junior
  13. TREI
  15. WINNER
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pink_oracle6,716 pts Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4
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Do people actually still think of Gidle as a rookie group though? Their debut was unprecedentedly successful, their followup was also a banger and their last single still outperformed many 3-5 year old groups. I think they shook-off the rookie title already?


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