For months, the KBS New York Korea Festival has been dominating headlines: on top of two full days of food and activities, KBS promised to present a K-Pop concert with an A-list lineup including TVXQ, 2PM, SHINee, 4minute, Kim Tae Woo, B2ST, G.NA and SISTAR as well as legendary singers like Insooni and Jang Sa Ik – all for free! While a concert of such substantial proportions seems too good to be true, KBS did indeed deliver a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for attendees on October 8th and 9th.

With attendees coming in from the Tri-Delta area, Pennsylvania, Florida and even from Peru, the KBS New York Korea Festival was solid evidence of the widespread influence of the Hallyu Wave.

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