Music fans gear up for HEC Korea Festival 2014

Kieu Giang

Korean girl band Miss A will join the HEC Korea Festival 2014 together with SNSD, Sistar, 2PM and The Gate in HCMC on March 22 – Photo: Courtesy of organizers

Vietnam is the first destination of the worldwide festival which is exported to ten countries, including China, Singapore, Mongolia, Australia and the U.S. The event which aims to promote K-pop and Korean culture is organized by the Ministry of Information and Communication of South Korea.

According to organizers, two members of the popular band SNSD will MC the program together with a local MC. It is expected that around 20,000 fans will pack the stadium for the festival. Tickets are priced from VND400,000 to VND4 million and are distributed by Wooribank, Saigontourist and VK Media at 21 locations nationwide.

In addition, revelers can witness the winner of the Cover Dance Contest which will be announced 24 hours before the big event in HCMC. The winning team judged by two of the five participating bands will represent Vietnam at the Int’l Cover Dance Contest 2014 in Korea. The contest has been held annually since 2011 at the Gyeongju Hallyu Dream in South Korea. Those who wish to participate are advised to visit

Especially, the organizers will record the festivals in the ten countries which will be screened in 90 countries through a Korean channel under the direction of popular artist Choi Hyung Yun.

For further information, contact the ticket hotline on 083820 6936.