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Posted by Susan-Han Tuesday, September 22, 2020

KBS & SBS considering not hosting year-end drama, entertainment award shows & music festivals this year

AKP STAFF

On September 23, representatives of KBS and SBS spoke up regarding the likelihood of year-end drama and entertainment award shows and year-end music festivals taking place this year. 

One KBS rep stated, "We are currently still discussing various options for the 2020 'Drama Awards', 'Entertainment Awards', and 'Gayo Festival', including the possibility of hosting 'untact' events. The broadcasting station is well aware that these events cannot take place as they used to in the past this year, due to the COVID19 pandemic. There are many options still being discussed, and nothing is confirmed."

A representative of SBS similarly addressed the media on September 23, as earlier reports claimed that SBS's 'Gayo Daejeon' will not be taking place this year. According to the rep, "Nothing is currently confirmed regarding the SBS 'Gayo Daejeon' or other year-end ceremonies yet."

Meanwhile, the COVID19 disease control department is currently enforcing the following rules regarding large group gatherings in South Korea: gatherings of no more than 50 individuals in an indoor setting, and no more than 100 individuals in an outdoor setting.

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oneinchspoon
oneinchspoon1,346 pts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

oh hi SBS, speaking of your Gayo Daejeon, how's that investigation on Wendy's accident?

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baechufan
baechufan1,487 pts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

I think that it’s a good thing that the gayo’s will be canceled. Let the idols and staff be with their family and friends during the holidays.

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