MBC & BIGC. Host “IDOL RADIO LIVE in SEOUL” Online & Offline For Global Fans

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MBC and BIGC. partner for the “IDOL RADIO LIVE in Seoul” concert.

Since 2018, the popular MBC program, IDOL RADIO, garnered affection from fans domestically and worldwide. MBC and tech startup BIGC. will now join hands to stream the largest K-pop concert during the second half of 2023. The concert, IDOL RADIO LIVE in SEOUL, will occur in person at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on Saturday, September 23 at 6:00 PM KST. Additionally, through BIGC.’s live technology, the concert will stream simultaneously online for global fans.

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The packed lineup includes talented acts such as KIM JAE JOONG, Apink, Lee Seung-yoon, OH MY GIRL, Young K, IKON, ONF, ATEEZ, LUCY, NMIX, PLAVE, and EVNNE, raising anticipation for the exciting event. Furthermore, this marks EVNNE’s first concert since their debut.

LIVE STREAMING TICKET sales began on September 4 and will remain open up to an hour before the concert on September 23. Fans may purchase their tickets using this link.

IDOL RADIO held its first overseas concerts in Tokyo, Japan, a first in Korean radio history. The event took place last October and again this April and emphasized “Fan-jal-al” (meaning ‘know fans well’) programs. As such, the concerts received a great response from fans.

For Fans Online and Offline

This time, tech company BIGC., which will collaborate with MBC, will offer a worldwide live stream for IDOL RADIO LIVE in SEOUL. The company provides live services for fans to enjoy K-Pop events such as concerts, fan meetings, and more, in real-time. With this real-time environment, they maximize the synergy between artist and fan, offering real-time multilingual subtitles and fandom interaction technology.

Since the end of last year, the company also partnered with CJ ENM, providing online services for some of K-Pop’s largest global awards including the 2022 MAMA FestivalK-CON, and more. As such, the startup is becoming a prominent force in the entertainment media field in Korea, catering to K-Pop fans around the globe.

BIGC.’s CEO, Kim Minhee, shared her excitement for the event. She stated,  “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to present the largest-scale K-pop concert of the latter half of this year to global fans in collaboration with MBC. Through various technologies tailored for global fans of BIGC. Live, we will showcase the ultimate concert experience.”

Furthermore, the company launched an event for global fans called, “All-Inclusive K-POP Tour Event”. The winner of the event (plus their companion) will receive a complimentary package of a round-trip flight to Seoul, a stay in a 4-star hotel, and tickets to IDOL RADIO LIVE in SEOUL. To enter, fans may visit the BIGC. moment website.

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