Soopmiers in New York! Heads up!

The preliminary round for the “2012 New York K-Pop Festival”is now over! Now, it’s time for K-Pop fans in the East Coast to come and cheer for the finalists as they compete for a chance to be one of the 15 contestants competing at the “2012 World K-Pop Festival” in Korea.

The final competition will take place at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on August 31 at 6PM!

Check out the following information to get free tickets for the final showdown!

There are 3 ways you can win free tickets to the “2012 NY K-Pop Festival!!!”

  • FB Event (VIP seats and the prizes from K-POP Stars’ signed CD/posters)
  • Apply via Online (Orchestra Seats)
  • First-come, First-serve Basis on the day of the festival (The rest of the seats)

1. FB Event Details

  • Hand write in KOREAN “아이❤뉴욕, 아이❤케이팝” (translation: I [heart] New York, I [heart] K-POP). Make it your own! We like the unique.
  • Post the picture of your sign to NY KPOP FEST’s Facebook wall.
  • Make sure to comment how many tickets you want (but not on the sign)! (maximum 2 tickets per individual).
  • Winners will be notified through comments on individual posts on NY KPOP FEST’s Facebook page & your name will be automatically on the reservation list.
  • Show your picture ID and state your name at the box office on the day of the show to pick them up!

Hurry! FB Event ends this Sunday, August 26, at 11:59PM.

※Box office for Facebook Event opens at 3:00PM.

2. Apply via Online Details

  • E-mail your first name, last name, and the number of your ticket needs to [email protected].
  • We will send you the voucher image once we have your email.
  • Print and bring the voucher image and exchange them for the real tickets.
  • If you come later than 5pm, the tickets are NOT guaranteed, even though you have the printed voucher.

Starts Monday, August 27, 00:01AM.

※ Box office for Apply via Online’ opens at 4:00PM

3. First-come, First-serve Basis Details

  • The rest of the tickets are first-come, first-serve basis
  • The seats are limited and NOT guaranteed, so it would be better for you to use two options above.

※ Box office for ‘First-come, First-serve basis’ opens at 5:00PM.


The “Apply via Online” tickets is officially closed. However, you can still get the remaining tickets through the “First-come, First-serve Basis” on August 31 starting 5PM! Remember, seat are limited and not guaranteed! So come early on the day of the event!