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HallyuPopFest 2022: London location, ticket details, EXO and Astro lineup

K-pop fans will descend on the OVO Arena Wembley for the first HallyuPopFest in London

EXO’s CHEN and KAI will be the top draws as HallyuPopFest comes to London for the first time.

The festival took place in other parts of the world, but eventually came to the UK.

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There will be plenty of music for K-Pop fans today (July 9) and tomorrow (July 10).

Here’s everything you need to know:

What is HallyuPopFest?

It is one of the biggest music festivals in Korea.

Since its launch, it has been a resounding success in Southeast Asia.

A vast and diverse showcase reel of Korean music and lifestyle will be on display during the lively K-Pop extravaganza.

This is the first time HallyuPopFest has been held in London.

South Korean K-Pop fans. (Photo by Jean Chung/Getty Images)

Where and when is HallyuPopFest?

It will take place at the OVO Arena, Wembley, which is next to Wembley Stadium.

The festival takes place on Saturday (July 9) and Sunday (July 10).

Who’s on the list?

EXO’s CHEN and KAI are the headliners on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

The rest of the range is as follows;

When do the doors open?

Gates to the festival will open daily at 4:15 p.m., OVO Arena said.

The evening concert is expected to last around 3 hours with headlining artists performing sets of at least 30 minutes each.

Are tickets still available?

Tickets are no longer available for HallyuPopFest as it is sold out.

Saturday and Sunday are full.

There was a 20% discount available for NHS staff and students.

What does VIP status include?

One of the ticket packages available was VIP status.

  • – Red carpet VIP pen
  • – Tickets for the Golden Circle Standing evening concert
  • – Priority entry
  • – Exclusive HallyuPass lanyard
  • – Hi-Wave meeting and welcome*
  • VIP seats include:
  • – Best seats in the house evening concert tickets
  • – Priority entry
  • – Exclusive HallyuPass lanyard
  • – Hi-Wave Meet & Greet – Voting system

Travel warning

OVO Arena warns on its website that there is NO Jubilee or Metropolitan line service via Wembley Park station this weekend.

This does not affect the Bakerloo line and London Overground services to/from Wembley Central which are still operating as normal.

It is recommended that you check before you travel and plan your trip in advance using TFL’s travel tools.

What is the showcase?

All HallyuPopFest London 2022 ticket holders are entitled to FREE entry to the Showcase, which showcases idol rookies and up-and-coming indie artists.

There will be 2 K-pop groups doing the Showcase per day. The Showcase artists each have no less than 40 minutes during the Showcase.

They will also make an appearance and perform a set of around 15 minutes during the evening concert.

What is HallyuTown?

HallyuTown is a marketplace open to the public. It hosts a variety of Korea-centric stalls with activities promoting food, beauty, and lifestyle.

You can expect nearly 30 authentic Korean brands from South Korea especially for HallyuPopFest London 2022.