Blackpink is coming to Malaysia
The barrage of concerts to be held in Malaysia by big stars, such as Billie Eilish and Jay Chou, have got many of us pumped to see our favourite music acts in-person again. K-pop fans can now join in on the excitement, as one of the biggest girl groups from South Korea, Blackpink, are making a highly-anticipated return to Malaysia.
They’ll be holding a concert in Kuala Lumpur on 4th March 2023. Here’s what we know about this event.
Blackpink to hold a concert in Malaysia in 2023
Malaysian BLINKS are in for a treat – the four-piece girl group, Blackpink, which consists of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa, are making their way to Malaysia for their Born Pink World Tour on 4th March 2023.
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The K-pop sensations disclosed the schedule for their world tour on their official website and social media accounts. They’ll be kicking off their tour in Seoul later this year, and making stops in major cities around the world including Los Angeles, London, and Paris before heading to Malaysia early next year.
Other cities in Asia that the group will be visiting include Bangkok, Manilla, Singapore, and Jakarta.
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The concert in Malaysia is expected to take place at the newly-refurbished Bukit Jalil National Stadium, which has an estimated capacity of 87,411.
This will be the group’s first performance in Malaysia after the pandemic, with their last visit being back in 2019 when they performed a two-day concert at Malawati Stadium, Shah Alam.
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Further announcements for ticket sales and venue updates will be released soon, so fans will want to keep their eyes peeled for official updates.
New album after a two-year hiatus
This expansive world tour announcement comes less than two weeks after Blackpink announced a comeback single, titled Pink Venom, set to be released on 19th August 2022 after a two-year long hiatus.
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For the uninitiated, Blackpink debuted in 2016 and have since gained success with their banging tunes and show-stopping performances – songs such as How You Like That, Kill This Love, and DDU-DU DDU-DU may ring a bell. They’ve also collaborated with international artists, including Selena Gomez and Dua Lipa.
Though the group’s hiatus has made fans extra eager for their return, each of the girls have been focusing on solo activities to connect with their fans – Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa have released solo singles, while Jisoo took up an acting gig in a drama. The group also represents luxury brands as global ambassadors.
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Blackpink to hold a concert in Malaysia
Now that Blackpink will be getting back into the flow of their musical journey as a group, fans can look forward to more addictive bangers and charismatic live stages from the quartet supernovas. BLINKs in Malaysia will have something extra exciting to look out for, as the group is set to perform in KL next year.
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This article was updated on 11th August 2022.