Red Velvet perform at 2022 MIK Festival in London, UK, which hosted one day of K-pop. Photo: MIK Festival
Red Velvet perform at 2022 MIK Festival in London, UK, which hosted one day of K-pop. Photo: MIK Festival
Tamar Herman
Opinion

Opinion

Tamar Herman

K-pop festivals in 2022 like KCON, MIK and KPop.Flex, with their huge crowds and great line-ups, are a positive sign of the times

  • 2022 has been the biggest year ever for K-pop events outside Asia and there’s still more to come, such as the Hypersound K-Fest and KAMP
  • While solo tours are wonderful, it’s these festivals that are the true barometer of K-pop’s international reach and potential to continue growing

Red Velvet perform at 2022 MIK Festival in London, UK, which hosted one day of K-pop. Photo: MIK Festival
Red Velvet perform at 2022 MIK Festival in London, UK, which hosted one day of K-pop. Photo: MIK Festival
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