Blackpink postpones online concert due to South Korea’s spike in Covid-19 cases

  • The virtual performance, titled ‘The Show’, has been moved to January 31 after the Korean government introduced stricter regulations amidst a new wave of coronavirus
  • Jisoo, Rose, Lisa, Jennie made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday
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Sorry blinks - you’ll have to wait a little while for the online concert. Photo: AP

Blinks will have to wait a little longer to see their favourite K-pop group perform.

Blackpink announced on Thursday that it would postpone its online concernt - titled “The Show”, in order to comply with South Korea’s new Covid-19 regulations, as the country sees a spike in cases.

Member Jisoo made the announcement on Twitter, saying the concert had been moved to January 31, 2021. It was originally meant to take place on December 27.

Main dancer Lisa said the group wanted to give fans “some sort of comfort during these difficult times” with the concert. Main vocalist Rose added, “The most important thing is the health and safety of everyone taking part in ‘The Show’, so in order to make sure that we prepare for the concert in a safe environment, we have decided to postpone.”

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The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency reported 1,078 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, the highest since the start of the pandemic.