K.One Festa : The first K-pop festival in Qatar

K.One Festa : The first K-pop festival in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

It is no secret that the K-pop phenomenon has taken the world by storm, and Qatar is definitely no stranger to it. The K.ONE FESTA Qatar 2023 is an upcoming event that promises to bring the excitement and energy of K-pop to all its fans in Qatar. 

This K-Pop event is a two-day event on May 19 and 20 celebrating all things K-pop. The festival will feature performances from some of the hottest K-pop artists, as well as dance performances, fan meetings, and other exciting activities.

Here is the artists’ line-up for the event! 

Friday - May 19, 2023

iKON

SUNMI

SF9

EVERGLOW

Xikers 

Saturday - May 20, 202

ATEEZ

BamBam

OH MY GIRL

P1Harmony

DRIPPIN 

Held at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall, and with a capacity to host thousands, the festival will feature multiple K-pop artists from 6 pm TO 10 pm. Fans will have the opportunity to see their favorite K-pop groups up close and personal and experience their electrifying performances.

Here’s a little about each of the iconic groups! 

iKON

iKON is a popular South Korean boy band that debuted in 2015 under YG Entertainment. The group consists of seven members, namely B.I, Bobby, Jay, Ju-ne, Song, DK, and Chan. The group was formed through the reality competition show WIN: Who is Next and has appeared in various TV shows, such as "Mix & Match," and "iKON TV." 

Renowned for their unique sound and high-energy performances, their music is a blend of hip-hop, R&B, and pop, with a focus on rap verses and powerful vocals. The group is known for their catchy hooks and intense choreography, which has helped them build a dedicated fanbase both in Korea and internationally. iKON has released several successful albums and singles since their debut, including "My Type," "Love Scenario," and "Killing Me." Their debut album "Welcome Back" topped the charts in Korea and earned them several awards, including Best New Artist at the Mnet Asian Music Awards. 

SUNMI

Sunmi is a popular South Korean singer and songwriter who debuted in 2007 as a member of the girl group Wonder Girls. Since then, Sunmi has established herself as a solo artist known for her unique sound and style. Her music is a blend of pop, dance, and electronic music, with a focus on her distinctive vocals and catchy hooks. Her lyrics often explore themes of love, relationships, and personal growth, and her performances are known for their energy and charisma. 

Sunmi has released several successful singles and albums since her debut, including "24 Hours," "Full Moon," and "Gashina." She has earned critical acclaim for her music and has won numerous awards, including Best Solo Female Artist at the Mnet Asian Music Awards. 

SF9

SF9 is a K-pop boy group that debuted in 2016 under FNC Entertainment. The group consists of nine members: Youngbin, Inseong, Jaeyoon, Dawon, Rowoon, Zuho, Taeyang, Hwiyoung, and Chani. SF9 stands for Sensational Feeling 9, which reflects the group's aim to deliver a range of emotions through their music and performances. 

SF9's music is a blend of pop, R&B, and hip-hop, with a focus on dynamic vocals and powerful choreography. The group's lyrics often explore themes of love, youth, and self-discovery, and their music videos showcase their artistic vision and creativity. Since their debut, SF9 has released several successful albums and singles, including "Fanfare," "Roar," and "Good Guy," and have won countless awards. 

EVERGLOW

Everglow is a South Korean girl group that debuted in 2019 under Yuehua Entertainment. The group consists of six members: E:U, Sihyeon, Mia, Onda, Aisha, and Yiren. Everglow quickly gained attention for their strong vocals, powerful dance performances, and unique blend of music genres. 

Everglow's music is a blend of pop, electronic, and hip-hop, with a focus on powerful vocals and dynamic choreography. Their lyrics often explore themes of self-confidence, empowerment, and individuality, with the group's image reflecting a strong and independent persona. Everglow has released several successful singles and albums over the years, including "Bon Bon Chocolat," "Adios," and "Dun Dun." They have also won several awards, including Best New Female Artist at the Mnet Asian Music Awards. 

Xikers

Known as KQ Fellaz 2 prior to debuting, Xhikers is a South Korean boy band featuring ten members Minjae, Junmin, Sumin, Jinsik, Hyunwoo, Junghoon, Seeun, Yujun, Hunter, and Yechan. They debuted on March 30, 2023, being one of the newest bands in the K.ONE FESTA. 

ATEEZ

ATEEZ is a South Korean boy group that debuted in 2018 under KQ Entertainment. The group consists of eight members: Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung, and Jongho. ATEEZ stands for "A TEEnager Z", representing the group's mission to inspire and empower teenagers around the world through their music and performances. 

The band’s music is a blend of EDM, hip-hop, and rock, with a focus on strong vocals, powerful rap verses, and intricate choreography. Their lyrics often explore themes of youth, self-discovery, and overcoming adversity, with a message of hope and resilience for their fans. Some of their most successful albums and singles include "Hala Hala", "Say My Name", and "Inception". They have also earned recognition for their performances, winning awards such as Best Performance at the Mnet Asian Music Awards. 

BamBam

BamBam is a Thai rapper, singer, and dancer based in South Korea who is known for his work as a member of the boy band, GOT7. 

BamBam debuted as a member of GOT7 in 2014 and quickly gained attention for his unique rap style, strong dance skills, and charismatic personality. In addition to his work with GOT7, BamBam has also released solo music, including his debut single "riBBon" in 2021. He has appeared on various TV shows and is well-known for his fashion sense on social media. 

OH MY GIRL

Oh My Girl is a South Korean girl group that debuted in 2015 under WM Entertainment. Consisting of seven members: Hyojung, Mimi, YooA, Seunghee, Jiho, Binnie, and Arin,  the band is known for its ethereal and dreamy sound, incorporating elements of pop, dance, and electronic music. 

The group gained widespread recognition with their 2018 single "Secret Garden" and has since released several successful albums and singles, including "Nonstop" and "Dolphin". Their music often explores themes of love, self-discovery, and empowerment, with a focus on positivity and optimism. Oh My Girl is known for their intricate and visually stunning performances, often incorporating elaborate sets and costumes. 

P1Harmony

P1Harmony is a South Korean boy group that debuted in 2020 under FNC Entertainment. The group consists of six members: Keeho, Theo, Jiung, Intak, Soul, and Jongseob. Their music is known for its blend of various genres such as hip hop, R&B, and rock, creating a unique and distinctive sound. 

P1Harmony's music and visuals often explore themes of self-discovery, individuality, and rebellion, with a focus on breaking free from societal norms and expectations. The group has also been praised for their strong choreography and performance skills and has quickly gained a dedicated fanbase. 

DRIPPIN

DRIPPIN is a South Korean boy group that debuted in 2020 under Woollim Entertainment. The group consists of seven members: Hyeop, Yunseong, Changuk, Dongyun, Minseo, Alex, and Junho. DRIPPIN's music is known for its upbeat and energetic sound, incorporating elements of pop, dance, and hip-hop. 

DRIPPIN's music often explores themes of youth, adventure, and self-discovery, with a focus on positivity and optimism. The group has also been praised for their strong teamwork and camaraderie, with each member bringing their own unique talents and personalities to the group. 

K.ONE FESTA promises to be an unforgettable experience for K-pop fans in Qatar. With live performances, fan meetings, and more, this event is the ultimate celebration of K-pop culture in Qatar. So, mark your calendars and get ready for a day filled with K-pop excitement! So hurry up, grab your friends and book your tickets now on Q-Tickets.com

Ticket Prices: 

VIP BOX + MEET & GREET

8 SEATS: QAR 16,000

10 SEATS: QAR 20,000

11 SEATS: QAR 22,000 

VIP LOUNGE + MEET & GREET

QAR 1,500 per person 

PLATINUM STANDING + MEET & GREET

Ladies-only section: QAR 1,500 per person

Standard: QAR 1,500 per person 

PLATINUM STANDING

Ladies-only section: QAR 900 per person

Standard: QAR 900 per person 

GOLD

Standard:  QAR 700 per person

Handicapped: QAR 350 per person 

SILVER

Standard:  QAR 350 per person

Handicapped: QAR 175 per person 

Please note:

Accessible for all ages, but there's a restriction for the standing category  (For the standing area, there's an age restriction until 11, 12 years old is allowed to join the standing category).

Age Policy:

12+ years would require a ticket only for the Platinum Standing Category.

Patrons between 2-12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. (Age Limit: 2+)

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