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Posted by Susan-Han 28 days ago

MBC will not hold the 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' for Lunar New Year

AKP STAFF

According to media outlet reports on January 6, MBC will not be holding its traditional 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' this coming Lunar New Year. 

Insiders say that the event will simply take a "break" for this Lunar New Year, rather than the series being cancelled entirely. The 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' has been held by MBC each year on Lunar New Year and on Chuseok since 2010, with a short break during the COVID-19 pandemic from 2020-2022.

Meanwhile, MBC will be showcasing a variety special called 'Miss Wife' for Lunar New Year, a talk show featuring the wives of various celebrities.

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EverydayJiayou
EverydayJiayou5,209 pts 27 days ago 0
27 days ago

I suppose it's a blessing in disguise, as I'm sure that many idols would rather not be there anyways. After all, they're filming for 15 hours over 2 days. When a group isn't up for an event, it's just a lot of sitting around. That being said, last year was the first year ISAC returned after their COVID hiatus. Newly debuted groups got to have their chance to be seen and even go viral online after being broadcasted on the televised event. I was very glad for the "crumbs" of my favorite group KINGDOM, which were better than nothing at all! It's sad that these new groups, as well as older groups with larger fandoms, will lose out on some new chances for interacting with members of other groups. Oh well.

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itadori
itadori3 pts 28 days ago 0
28 days ago

well that sucks

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