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Kwave Festival 2014: Battle of the Fans Edition

Meld Magazine

Mon Sep 01 2014


AFTER an amazing turnout at last year’s event, Kwave returns to Federation Square to celebrate Korean culture! Gabriel So has you covered for this year’s event. 


Brace yourselves for a Korean fiesta September 6 as the Kwave Festival makes its comeback after a hugely successful first year in 2013.

This time returning as Kwave Festival 2014: Battle of the Fans Edition, the event will take place from 12 to 8pm once again at Federation Square. With a focus on the growing success of Korean popular culture, this year’s Kwave Festival will bring in yet another full-on celebration of Korean culture from its ubiquitous music to its beloved food.

On the day, expect to see of your favourite Korean dramas or movies played on Federation Square’s big screen while local dance groups perform to some K-Pop tracks.  In addition, a traditional Korean Hanbok showcase and an abundance of traditional and modern Korean cuisines to satisfy those Korean food cravings will also be available.

Special guest of the festival, singer Eric Nam, is also set to appear for a Q&A session with the public and fans.  The American-Korean singer started his career by humble means, doing soulful covers on Youtube which eventually landed him on a Korean talent show that saw Nam make it to the show’s top five performers. Since then, Nam has released his debut single ‘Heaven’s Door‘ last year and his second single ‘Ooh Ooh’ earlier in the year.

The Kwave Festival is a free event and is open to all ages.

The KWAVE Festival 2014: Battle of the Fans edition will be held at Federation Square (and the River Terrace) on September 6 and will run from 12 to 8pm. More information about the festival can be found at Kwave’s official website