Hongdae Report: KBS World KPOP Festival 2017

Hongdae(Hongik University Street)is a neighborhood known for its youthful and romantic ambiance, underground culture, and freedom of self-expression, where my office is located. This is Hongdae Report, everyday life where the joyful young people’s heaven.

KBS World KPOP Festival 2017

Hongdae Report - KPOP World Festival

Didn’t know it’s happening as a matter of fact. But you know, there are always something going on in Hongdae. I google it right away.

K-POP world festival unites K-POP fans from all around the world as ‘Hallyu’ has emerged as a global phenomenon spreading into different countries. For those K-POP enthusiasts around the world, the global project <2017 7th K-POP WORLD FESTIVAL> has finally begun. K-POP fans will get a chance to perform with their favorite K-POP stars in the grand finale and also experience the Korean culture at the home of Hallyu, Korea!

Hongdae Report - KPOP World Festival

I could manage to see only last part, but the most of participants’ performances were very impressive.

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Hongdae Report - KPOP World FestivalHaving an interview after the event. 

Street Busking Everynight

No wonder Hongdae is a popular hang-out for local youth and a fascinating place to walk around. These unique places plus the cultural events, street performances, and festivals held here make Hongdae an area that is always packed with people and excitement. Every night, there are many streets busking along with the street.

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Hongdae Report - KPOP World FestivalSolo male singer occupied nice spot for his performance

Hongdae Report - KPOP World FestivalHandsome Magician show off his thing

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People on the street

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Korean egg bread(Gyeran-ppang)
One of the most popular street food in Korea, specially more popular in winter season, is a warm street snack sold throughout South Korea. The fluffy, oblong-shaped loaf of bread is sweet and savory with a whole egg inside the pancake dough. Price about $1 to $1.5 per each normally.

Hongdae Report - Korean egg bread(Gyeran-ppang)

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