European K-pop festival K.FLEX has announced the cancellation of its London event later this month due to the Itaewon tragedy.
In a statement issued yesterday (November 4), the organizers of the music festival announced that the K.FLEX event on November 20 at London’s O2 will no longer take place out of respect for the victims of the hit-and-run tragedy. national mourning in South Korea.
K.FLEX’s November 20th show was scheduled with performances by AB6IX, PENTAGON, and WINNER. Other acts on the K-pop music festival lineup included girl groups VIVIZ and Weekly, as well as rookies Billie and Younite.
“We know our fans will be disappointed, as they will be, but we truly feel this is the right decision, and our thoughts and prayers remain with those affected,” K’s statement said. FLEX.
The statement adds that ticket holders will receive refunds through their point of purchase, as well as pre-sale access to K.FLEX’s next show at The O2 in September 2023. Details of refunds and future ticket sales will be announced at a later date.
South Korea’s national period of mourning for the victims of the Itaewon massacre ends today (November 5). As a result of the mourning period, the country’s entertainment industry postponed events and began planned pre-rounds and promotional calendars.