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6 K-pop acts coming to Manila this October for ‘POPstival 2022’

By Leanne Baldelovar Published Sep 01, 2022 7:13 pm

October is your month, K-pop and P-pop fans!

In case you missed it, Neuwave Events has announced that it is throwing a concert in Manila where your favorite K-Pop acts are set to meet P-Pop artists. Titled "POPstival 2022," the fun-filled event will be held on October 21 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in Pasay City.

As announced last Aug. 15, POPstival 2022 will feature not only performances from your idols, but also other thrilling activities.

Here is the complete list of K-Pop acts you should look out for in POPstival 2022.

Park Bom 

Park Bom will be coming back to Manila in a little over a decade. She served as the main vocalist of 2NE1 and performed alongside Dara, CL, and Minzy at the "The Party: 2NE1 LIVE in Manila" in 2011. After the group's disbandment in 2016, Bom returned with the single Spring, her first solo song in eight years. She released her latest single, Flower, in March this year.

LOONA  

Calling all Filo ORBITs! LOONA is out to set the POPstival 2022 stage ablaze. The 12-member girl group debuted in August 2018 with the single Hi High. Their tracks Paint The Town, Butterfly, and So What became a hit along with Flip That, their comeback song in June.

According to POPstival 2022's organizer, member Chuu will not be joining her bandmates at the event due to prior commitments.

Hyolyn 

A member of the now-disbanded girl group SISTAR, Hyolyn will also blast up on stage at the event. In case you don't know, Hyolyn was one of the OG performers of the famous song in Tiktok, Ma Boy, which was released in 2011. The K-pop star made her debut as SISTAR's lead vocalist on June 2010 with the single Push Push.  

She decided to leave Starship Entertainment after her group's disbandment and is currently working in Brid3, an entertainment company she founded in 2017. Hyolyn released her latest single, NO THANKS, in June 2022.

  

Brave Girls 

Catch Brave Girls as they rollin', rollin', rollin' through the night. The girl group is currently composed of members Minyoung, Yujeong, Eunji, and Yuna. The track Rollin' hooked a lot of listeners and went viral with its danceable beat, memorable lyrics, and entertaining choreography. The group, which took a two-and-a-half year hiatus, made its comeback in March this year with the album Thank You. 

 VIVIZ  

Filo NAVs, don't miss VIVIZ's stunning performances as they come to Manila. The group comprises SinB, Eunha, and Umji, who were part of the K-pop girl group GFRIEND until its disbandment in May 2021. VIVIZ debuted on February 2022 with their first mini album, Beam of Prism, and Bop Bop as the title track. They also released Summer Vibe in July 2022 with its title track, Loveade 

Be'O   

Korean rapper-songwriter BE'O, known for his song Counting Stars, will also be joining the event. The 22-year-old singer gained popularity when he appeared joined South Korean rap compeition TV show Show Me The Money 10 in 2021. Be'O released the single albums Monster in 2020 and Bipolar in 2021 after signing with the hip-hop record label FameUs Entertainment.

  

Our very own P-pop acts, namely FELIP, G22, VXON, Calista, and Lady Pipay, will also be joining the POPstival 2022. Neuwave Events has yet to announce other details about the event. 

Neuwave Events held the Be You: The World Will Adjust concert last July 22, which brought back Red Velvet in the Philippines and featured P-Pop acts BINI & BGYO.