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88rising announces Head in the Clouds Manila lineup

  • 88rising announced on social media on Sunday that one of the upcoming Head in the Clouds (HITC) music festivals will take place on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 at the SM Festival Grounds in Paranaque City in the Philippines’ Metro Manila region.
  • The Manila lineup includes acts such as NIKI, Jackson Wang, Joji, Rich Brian, MILLI and special guest Zedd, among many others. 
  • Tickets will go on sale starting this Wednesday at 10 a.m. Manila time.
  • 88rising will also host a HITC Jakarta music festival on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4. 

88rising recently announced that one of the upcoming Head in the Clouds (HITC) music festivals will take place in Paranaque City in the Philippines’ Metro Manila region.

Taking place on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 at the SM Festival Grounds in Paranaque City, the upcoming festival’s lineup was announced on 88rising’s social media accounts on Sunday. Several acts including Jackson Wang, Joji, Rich Brian, MILLI and special guest Zedd are set to perform.

K-pop festival KAMP LA 2022 announces CHUNG HA to final lineup

  • On Wednesday, K-pop festival KAMP LA 2022 announced the last artist to join their lineup: CHUNG HA. 
  • Previously announced performers include Monsta X, Somi, Taeyeon, Aespa, iKON, Super Junior, BamBam, Zion.T and Lapillus.  
  • Held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on Oct. 15 and Oct. 16, the two-day festival is spearheaded by KAMP Global and Eventim Live Asia. 
  • CHUNG HA’s most recent comeback album, “Bare&Rare Pt. 1,” was released in July. She performed at the Rose Bowl in August for 88rising’s Head in the Clouds music festival.

K-pop festival KAMP LA 2022 has announced that K-pop soloist CHUNG HA is the last artist to join the upcoming festival’s lineup.

KAMP LA took to social media on Wednesday to make the announcement. Her addition to the lineup follows that of girl group Aespa, who were announced as part of the festival last month.

SF Chinatown attracts nearly 40,000 visitors during Autumn Moon Festival celebration

  • San Francisco’s Chinatown held its annual Autumn Moon Festival celebration on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Jenny Chan, the assistant director of the celebration, explained that they decided to hold the event last weekend “because we wanted for people to get the mooncake [and lanterns] ahead of time so they can actually celebrate at home with their family on the day of the Moon Festival,”
  • This year’s actual date of the Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, is Sept. 10. 
  • The streets of Chinatown were filled with vendors, music and several events, including a Bruce Lee look-alike contest.
  • Around 40,000 visitors reportedly went to Chinatown to celebrate and help support small businesses.

Nearly 40,000 visitors went to San Francisco’s Chinatown over the weekend to celebrate this year’s Autumn Moon Festival.

The event typically occurs every September, but organizers decided to celebrate early this year.

Taeyeon, Epik High and Momoland among headliners newly announced for K-pop festival KAMP LA 2022

On Friday, upcoming K-pop festival KAMP LA 2022 announced its second set of headliners, including Girls’ Generation leader Taeyeon, girl group Momoland, hip-hop trio Epik High and boy groups P1Harmony and T1419.  

Last week, KAMP LA 2022 announced that acts such as Monsta X, Somi, Super Junior, GOT7’s Bambam and Zion.T will be headlining the inaugural festival, held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. 

New US K-pop festival KAMP LA 2022 to feature Monsta X, Somi, Kai, Super Junior, IKON and more

  • A new K-pop festival called KAMP LA 2022 was announced on Tuesday.
  • The event will feature artists such as Monsta X, Somi, Kai, Super Junior, IKON, BamBam and Zion. T.
  • Held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on Oct. 15 and Oct. 16, the two-day festival is spearheaded by KAMP Global and Eventim Live Asia.
  • The event will also include showcases of Korean culture through food, gaming and arts, as well as notable brands like production company Dingo Music.
  • More artists will be announced soon, but first access tickets and VIP deals are available now.

A new K-pop festival is headed to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, and will feature K-pop superstars such as Monsta X, Kai, Super Junior, IKON, Somi, BamBam and Zion. T.

KAMP LA 2022 is the brainchild of KAMP Global, a South Korean entertainment company focused on live experiences, and Eventim Live Asia, a brand focused on the live market in Asia. 

Oakland Chinatown Summer Festival celebrates community strength against COVID, anti-Asian hate

  • The Oakland Chinatown Improvement Council (OCIC) is organizing the Oakland Chinatown Summer Festival, a street fest meant to celebrate the community’s resilience against COVID-19 and anti-Asian hate.
  • The event will take place on 9th Street (from Franklin to Alice Streets) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 30.
  • The street festival will also celebrate the upcoming Chinese Valentine’s Day, regarded as the most romantic of all traditional Chinese holidays.
  • Stage performances, free COVID-19 testing and vaccination, more than 20 food vendors, over 50 businesses, and a photo exhibit on anti-Asian hate will be featured during the event.

The Oakland Chinatown Summer Festival is taking place July 30!

Nearly three years since COVID-19 arrived and negatively impacted residents and businesses in the Chinatown neighborhood of Oakland, California, community members are coming together for a historic street festival to celebrate their resilience against anti-Asian hate and the ongoing pandemic.

5 Things Every Raver Should Know for EDC

Festival season is in swing with EDC Las Vegas right around the corner! In a rave festival with eight stages, a bevy of big name headliners, art installations and carnival rides, there is no doubt you’re going to have the time of your life. However, the festival also has over 400,000 attendees, takes place through the night to morning and sits in the Las Vegas desert heat, which means you will need to prepare. As you’re excitedly packing and counting down the days left, here are a few tips that every raver should know to have fun and stay safe!

1. Stay Hydrated

Daughter of India’s Richest Man Gets Married With Private Beyoncé Concert

A lavish wedding between a couple from two of India’s richest families features a three-day pre-wedding party, the attendance of several Bollywood stars, and a private concert by one of the biggest singers in the world.

Isha Ambani, the 27-year-old daughter of India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, is set to marry 33-year-old Anand Piramal in Mumbai on Tuesday, CNN reports.

Japanese Farming Tradition Uses Rice Straw to Make Epic Works of Art After Harvests

Wara Art Festival, an annual event in the Niigata Prefecture, Japan where farmers turn their leftover wara (rice straw) into amazing works of art has gone international.

The Wara Art Festival started as a collaborative project between the students at Musashino Art University and the Local Tourism Council of Niigata City, and has been exhibited at Uwasekigata Park since 2008, Bored Panda reported.