2022 Fly High K-pop concert: Date, where to watch, lineup and all about Arirang event

Momoland's Ahin and Nancy are going to be hosting the upcoming Arirang TV's concert


                            2022 Fly High K-pop concert: Date, where to watch, lineup and all about Arirang event
Purple Kiss, Kingdom, MCND and Weeekly are part of the lineup (@RBW_PURPLEKISS/Twitter, @kingdom_gfent, @mcnd_official, @_weeekly/Instagram)

Since its launch in the 90s, Arirang TV has often broadcast K-pop segments to provide an international platform for popular, as well as underrated, indie K-pop artists. They host programs in English as well as Korean to help further the Hallyu Wave and have had popular shows like ‘After School Club’, ‘Pops in Seoul’ and ‘Simply K-Pop’.They also host K-cons, concerts and cultural events.

To celebrate the new year, the ‘Simply K-Pop’ show has organized an ensemble concert of newly debuted but popular rookie groups. Some of the K-pop groups who will participate in the 2022 Fly High K-pop concert are Weeekly, Purple Kiss, Kingdom and Ciipher. The online concert will be held at Ilsan Bitmaru Broadcasting Centre and will be live-streamed on Arirang TV's channels on Youtube and Vlive for an international audience. Well, here’s everything we know about the upcoming K-pop concert.

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Concert date and time

The 2022 Fly High K-pop concert will be held on January 24 at 6:30 pm KST (4:30 am ET). The photo wall will begin at 5:40 pm KST (3:40 am ET).

Where to watch

Arirang’s concert will be live-streamed on their YouTube and VLive channels. Fans can also watch it through the Seezn app.

Momoland's Ahin and Nancy to be hosts (@MMLD_Official/Twitter)

Hosts

The 2022 Fly High K-pop concert will be hosted by Arirang’s special MCs – Momoland’s Ahin and Nancy. As Arirang boasts of an international audience, both Momoland members were picked because they are fluent in English and will help fans communicate with the groups participating in the concert.

Performance lineup

DKB: They are the first boy group of Brave Entertainment and debuted in February 2020.



 

MCND: They debuted in February 2020 and are known for the hits ‘Ice Age’ and ‘Crush’.



 

woo!ah!: They debuted in May 2020 and were listed in Billboard Korea’s ‘Best Rookie’ list of 2021.



 

Weeekly: Labelmates to Apink, their summer bop ‘After School’ went viral in 2021 and crossed 100 million views.



 

Drippin - The 2020 boy group recently came back with their third EP ‘Villain’.



 

TRI.BE - They are the latest group to debut in partnership with Universal Music.



 

Kingdom: They are known for their extensive 32-album storyline that focuses on their ‘Kingdom’ universe.



 

Ciipher - They are the first boy group of legendary soloist Rain’s own company.



 

Purple Kiss - They debuted in March 2021 and are said to be a ‘self-producing group of K-pop’.



 

Mirae - They are the latest boy group of DSP which was home to iconic first-gen groups Sechs Kies and Fin.K.L.



 

Lightsum - They are Cube’s latest girl group and even won rookie of the year at Korea First Brand Awards 2022.



 

Billlie - This will be their first concert with seven members as ‘Girls Planet 999’ contestant Su-yeon joined the group in December 2021.



 

Meet and greet

‘Simply K-Pop’ also has a meet and greet segment for the 2022 Fly High K-pop concert. Fans can apply by filling out the form provided by ‘Simply K-Pop’.