Korean Events in January: BT21 Pop-Up, K-Music and Culture Festival
Check out what's happening in Singapore this January!
It’s a new year and as the saying goes “New Year, New Me”, it also means it’s time for me to be consistent with updating new events to fill our calendars! January takes center stage with a wide array of Korean events lined up. From nightlife performances to K-Pop concerts and even a dance and culture festival. Whether you’re a K-Fan or just looking to spice up your planner, we’ve picked out the latest Korean events in January that are set to add a dash of Seoul to your life.
1. Pop-Up: BT21 Prosperity Fair
5 January – 8 February
Step into the whimsical world of BT21 at the Prosperity Fair happening from now till February. Immerse yourself in the charm of your favourite characters like Koya, RJ, Shooky, Mang, Chimmy, Tata, and Cooky. Be sure to explore a variety of new merchandise and goodies to usher in the upcoming Lunar New Year and good vibes. This pop-up event promises an exclusive showcase of limited-edition BT21 treasures, providing fans and enthusiasts the perfect opportunity to elevate their collections. Don’t miss out on redeeming your receipts for BT21 merchandise such as Red Packets and Prosperity Bags too!
Presented by Samsung and UnfilteredPresents, One Night In Seoul is back! Show off your dance moves to the hottest K-Pop hits in Singapore’s largest K-Pop Random Play Dance challenge. Don’t forget to come dressed in your trendiest K-pop-inspired outfits for the free photobooth too! While the event is suitable for all ages, registrations are required as it’s open to the first 150 registrations only!
3. Nightlife: Marquee Presents DJ Hyo (Member of Girls’ Generation)
Get ready to party All Night (Girls’ Generation reference) at Marquee Singapore as the global sensation, DJ Hyo, takes center stage this January. Famed for her dynamic EDM beats and multifaceted talent as a South Korean DJ, singer, and dancer from the iconic Girl’s Generation, DJ Hyo promises a night of unforgettable music and high-energy vibes. Having set headlines ablaze with her sold-out performance last year, this comeback is set to be nothing short of epic. While the exclusive meet and greet with DJ Hyo might be sold out, you’re still able to purchase general admission tickets to catch her set that starts from 12 midnight.
Brace yourself for an immersive experience as Mogwaa, a trailblazing musician hailing from the vibrant streets of Seoul, makes his first appearance in Singapore. Known for his groundbreaking work, especially the soul-stirring release through Clique Records in 2017, Mogwaa has swiftly ascended the ranks as a South Korean producer to look out for.
From the teams behind KPop Kaypohs and Yew Tee Youth Network, get ready to groove at “Seoul Groovy” – the ultimate K-Pop dance and culture festival! This event is your passport to an unforgettable evening filled with heart-pounding dance performances and an immersive experience into the vibrant world of Korean culture. Dance enthusiasts, mark your calendars for a night of non-stop moves and it doesn’t end there! Dive into the rich tapestry of Korean tradition with a hanbok photo booth, indulge in exciting traditional games like Jeichaggi and Ddakji, showcase your Hangul prowess with name-writing, and explore a showcase of K-wave merchandise.
Seoul Groovy, Hardcourt in front of Yew Tee MRT Station, 21 Choa Chu Kang North 6, Singapore 689578
6. Special Talk: Korea Cycling Tours
Embark on a thrilling journey through the stunning landscapes of South Korea with an upcoming talk on cycling tours by Alvin Low from Shangrila Cycling Tours. From the serene coasts of Jeju to the vibrant streets of Busan, discover the hidden gems and cultural wonders that unfold on two wheels. The talk will be your guide to not just a cycling adventure, but an immersive experience of Korea’s rich history, breathtaking scenery, and vibrant local life. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a leisure rider, gear up for an evening that promises to inspire wanderlust and ignite the passion for pedaling through some of Korea’s most captivating destinations.
7. Concert: Enhypen World Tour ‘Fate’ in Singapore
20 & 21 January
Get ready, Singapore ENGENES! It’ll be you and them in this world when ENHYPEN brings their record-breaking tour – ‘Fate’, to Asia and Singapore is on the map! Spanning across 2 days, join members Jungwon, Heesung, Jay, Jake, Sunghoon, Sunwoo and Ni-Ki for a weekend of fun and good music as they perform their popular hits like ‘Polaroid Love’, ‘Bite Me’ and ‘Sweet Venom’.
K-Space, Singapore’s first entity that specially curates dynamic day and night K-Pop events, will be debuting with its first event – “K-Pop Rewind”. Expect to be transported to an unforgettable night of nostalgia, love, and epic beats with renowned local DJs spinning K-Pop hits from past generations to current mainstream bangers that are sure to get you up dancing on your feet.
Looking to do a bit of shopping over the weekend? As part of ARTBOX Singapore 2024’s vendor line-up, K Avenue brings over 20 trendy retail brands to cover all your K-fashion, K-beauty and F&B needs. Expect Korean brands such as frutrip, Mangsogi, TINYTAN and more.