[INFO/TRANS] Jakarta FantastiKPop Festival: Fusion of Music and Culture, 2AM

2AM, Miss A, JOO, San E, and Lee Hyun will present in one stage on June 18 2011 at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Jakarta, May 27 2011 – BlackRock Entertainment, music promoter, established in January 2011 by Krishna Radhitya and Jay Alatas, will hold their first ever music concert, Jakarta FantastiKpop Festival 2011 on June 18 2011. Five Korean artists such as 2AM, Miss A, JOO, San E and Lee Hyun, under the management company of JYP Entertainment, will perform on the same stage. For 4.5 hours they will be performing their hit songs at Istora Senayan.

The Director of BlackRock Entertainment Taye, said, ”This music festival would be more than just a music concert, Jakarta FantastiKpop Festival is also going to be a Korean cultural arts festival. We hope visitors will not only enjoy the music and see their Korean idols live, but also be able to experience the Korean culture right after they enter the venue”.

During the concert, various booths providing variety of things relating to Korean culture such as food, drinks, music, fashion, etc will be available outside the main venue.

In the last few years, K-pop (Korean pop) has grown rapidly, especially in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia. The globalization of K-pop culture in Indonesia can be a new inspiration and motivation for Indonesia’s art of local music. Some things that aid the K-pop music industry grow so rapidly are the preparations, music quality, packaging and branding, and also promotions.


Online sales and Direct Selling

Tickets for Jakarta FantatiKpop Festival has been sold online since last May 14 2011 through BlackRock Entertainment’s partner, plasa.com. There was also special ticket box opened on May 28 – 29 2011 at Epicentrum Walk, Rasuna Epicentrum, Jl. HR Rasuna Said, Jakarta. Daily ticket box has also began selling on May 30 2011 every day from 10am until 5pm. Daily ticket box are available at BlackRock Entertainment’s office, Jl. Tirtayasa IX no 12 and at BlackCat Jazz Supper Club, Plaza Senayan Arcadia, 2nd floor. Both online sales and direct selling will continue until June 18 2011 or when all tickets are sold out.

There are 4 classes available for the concert, and here are the price list (excluding tax):
Tribune- II & III 500.000 IDR
Festival- 750.000 IDR
Tribune I- 1.000.000 IDR
VIP- 1.450.000 IDR
VVIP - by request

About the ticket sales, Arias from plasa.com said, “On the first day we opened online ticket sales through ticket.plasa.com, the interest was very high, this proves how popular K-pop music is in Indonesia”.

For more information about Jakarta FantastiKpop Festival 2011:

Ario Sasongko (0857 1695 9828)
Tel: (62 21) 7095 8710
Fax: (62 21) 7590 3818
Email : sasongko.ario@gmail.com

Special Ticket Box:
Epicentrum Walk
28 – 29 Mei 2011
Pukul 10.00 – 17.00 WIB
Rasuna Epicentrum, Lt. Dasar
Jl. HR Rasuna Said, Jakarta

Online Ticketing:
Telp: (62 21) 723 2566
Email: ticket@plasa.co.id

Daily Ticket Box:
Mulai tanggal 30 Mei 2011
Pukul 10.00 – 17.00 WIB

BlackRock Entertainment
Jl. Tirtayasa IX No.12
Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta

BlackCat Jazz Supper Club
Plaza Senayan Arcadia, Lt. 2
Jl. Asia Afrika, Jakarta

Translated by ssanti_bboy @ W2D