NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Korean Cultural Center New York (KCCNY), a branch of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) of the Republic of Korea is pleased to present K-pop Disco Fever as part of the August Programming for Restart Stages at Lincoln Center on Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 8 pm ET at Damrosch Park in New York City.
K-Pop Disco Fever is the first program of Restart Stages that will be held as a standing-only format in the large outdoor performance space in Damrosch Park.
“This performance in New York is a clear sign of the way K-pop has become a truly international genre. It has created a platform for all to find hope and healing through music, dance, and community,” said Yun Jeung Jo, Executive Director of the Korean Cultural Center New York.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, KCCNY has continued to provide an opportunity for the community both local and global to experience Korean arts and culture through a comprehensive platform. The “Korean Cultural Center New York Online” page, launched in April of 2020, offers world-class performances and diverse cultural contents easily accessible from home.
K-Pop Disco Fever is the first large-scale in-person event that the KCCNY will be presenting to take part in the revival of New York City.
About K-Pop Disco Fever
The international sensation that is K-Pop has infiltrated and influenced every level of contemporary music from the Billboard charts to the Broadway stage. Now, the K-Pop summer comes to Lincoln Center. Join in for a joyful dance party with host DJ Gamma Vibes on the turntables spinning tracks from breakout artists like PSY all the way up to modern hitmakers like BTS, Blackpink, and Twice. If you don’t know the steps, just follow the lead from I LOVE DANCE, the Queens-based K-Pop instructors and dance troupe, kicking it live.
Please note, audiences will be standing for the duration of this event. Dancing is strongly encouraged!
For more information and to reserve tickets, visit: https://www.koreanculture.org/performing-arts/2021/8/15/k-pop-disco-fever
Health and safety is the top priority. In accordance with the New York State guidelines and in consultation with medical advisors, the Lincoln Center has implemented protocols to enhance safety for all staff, artists, and guests.