The MBC Korean Music Wave in Google concert, jointly organized by MBC and Google/YouTube, will be held at 7pm (local time) on May 21st at Shoreline Amphitheater, an outdoor concert venue situated at Mountain View, California. This concert features participation from Hallyu’s top artistes such as Girls’ Generation, TVXQ, Wonder Girls, Kara, Beast, MBLAQ, Sistar, f(x) and Super Junior.
MBC kicked off its large scale concert in Bangkok, Thailand and subsequently in other venues such as Tokyo Dome (Japan), Paris (France), Niigata (Japan), Sydney (Australia). Come May 21st, MBC along with the symbol of world’s IT industry, Google are set to rock the Shoreline Amphitheater (capacity of about 22,500) with captivating performances from the popular Kpop artistes. In October last year, in order to promote K-pop and K-drama overseas, MBC signed an agreement with Google to provide its broadcast contents through YouTube.
MBC Korean Music Wave in Google will be aired across the globe live through the MBC K-POP YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/MBCkpop) and YouTube Presents (http://www.youtube.com/presents). Having aired various concerts from top world musicians such as Jason Mraz, Taylor Swift and Rebecca Black previously, this will be the first time a Kpop concert is introduced on YouTube Presents. Through this Kpop concert, which is jointly organized with the world’s most popular video platform, YouTube, it is seen as an opportunity to promote and spread the Hallyu craze even further globally.
The admission to the concert is free and ticket requests can be made through the official ticketing site (http://www.powerhouselive.net/KoreanMusicWaveInGoogle.aspx). The tickets will be opened to public starting May 12th (Saturday) at 7pm PDT.
The MBC Korean Music Wave in Google concert will be hosted by Taeyeon and Tiffany with participation from 9 groups, who will be captivating the audience with special performances of their popular songs. The performances will also be aired at a later date through MBC TV.