In 2024, Spain is set to host what is anticipated to be the largest K-Pop event in the world, the Music Bank, marking a significant milestone in the genre’s rise in the country. Earlier this year, the Korean Power platform announced that Spain had been chosen as the venue for this monumental event.

In a collaborative effort with Ticketmaster, Korean Power conducted a survey among its followers to determine which five K-Pop artists they most wished to see perform. The goal was to assemble the ultimate lineup, with names like Enhypen, Boynextdoor, Txt, Riize, Ateez, Le Sserafim, and New Jeans frequently mentioned.

While the final lineup has yet to be confirmed, other crucial details have been announced. The event is scheduled for October 12 at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, which boasts a capacity of 85,000 spectators.

The announcement has already generated a buzz on social media, with fans expressing both excitement and concern. The chosen date coincides with the national Armed Forces parade, which could complicate access to the stadium due to heavy crowds and road closures in Madrid.

As the countdown on Korean Power’s website ticks down to the event, anticipation builds for what promises to be an unforgettable gathering for K-Pop enthusiasts. Fans are also anxiously hoping for ticket prices to remain reasonable, especially given the high costs seen at other international venues like Antwerp, Belgium.

This event is set against the backdrop of K-Pop’s increasing presence at major global festivals, a trend vividly illustrated at recent Coachella festivals. As October approaches, efforts will likely intensify to address logistical challenges and ensure that Music Bank 2024 not only meets but exceeds the expectations of its global audience.