The Grand Finale of the 2017 KPop Contest India was held successfully on 29th July, 2017 at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi! Hundreds of fans were lucky enough to experience the exhilarating event in real life; however, fans who were unable to attend need not worry as Destination KPop India was there to cover it for you to read about and experience it virtually!
Tons of exciting activities were scheduled for fans apart from the concert headlined by upcoming boy group Lucente. There were booths selling official KPop merchandise and selling Korean cuisine, and several fun games and quizzes were conducted for the fans to show off their KPop knowledge and win fun prizes!
Before the actual contest started, a video of the 2017 World KPop Festival was shown and signaled the first of the loud cheers of the fans, that were about to become even louder as the event progressed![caption id="attachment_29539" align="aligncenter" width="1052"] A promotional video of the 2017 World KPop Festival was screened before the official beginning of the contest.[/caption]
Watch the video for yourself!
The contest started officially! The host of the event welcomed the audience, which was followed by an opening instrumental performance to warm up the fans for the starting of the contest!
At this point, the fans were pumped up to the maximum, and as soon as the official judges of the contest, as well as the night’s main performers, Lucente walked up on stage, the crowd went berserk.
Ear-splitting screams of “Lucente! Lucente! Lucente!” echoed around the stadium and the group was surprised by the amount of fans present! The members politely greeted the audience and took their place at the front row to await the first of the performances.[caption id="attachment_29540" align="aligncenter" width="1052"] The contest began officially! The stadium was nearly full, the fans were in a state of extreme excitement, and Lucente could not believe how loudly their name was being called out by the entire stadium![/caption] [caption id="attachment_29541" align="aligncenter" width="1052"] Lucente smiled warmly and seemed taken aback by the enthusiastic cheering of the audience! The group members took their places at the front row as the official judges of the contest.[/caption]
The contestants gave power-packed performances one after the other. Singers and dancers alike entertained and thrilled the audience with their energy and enthusiasm!
Some of the songs which were performed included hits such as Red Velvet‘s “Russian Roulette” and “Rookie“, Seventeen‘s “Mansae” and “Very Nice“, GOT7‘s “Fly“, BTS‘ “I Need U“, ”Baepsae”, “Blood Sweat & Tears” and “Spring Day“, MAMAMOO‘s “You’re the Best“, 24K‘s “Superfly“, 2NE1‘s “Come Back Home” and many more!
As the contest continued in full swing, fans became louder and louder with each song! The swirling lights filling up the stadium and the shiny light sticks held by the audience added on to the awe-inspiring atmosphere.
The best part? The absolutely thunderous fanchant! Fans were singing along to entire songs, and the reaction whenever BTS’ songs were played was enough to make you believe that the audience was cheering for the real BTS themselves!Press reporters including prominent city newspaper “HT City”were present to cover the event![/caption]
The press was present in the VIP section of the stadium, and seemed to be enjoying the contest themselves! Prominent Delhi newspaper “HT City” also reported about the event via live streaming on their Facebook.
K Pop Grand Finale 2017
HT Cityさんの投稿 2017年7月29日
Fans enjoyed the event thoroughly and these pictures prove it!Fans could not hold back their excitement and even stood up to watch and cheer on the contestants! The fanchants with each song were so loud that it felt like your eardrums would burst![/caption]
Lucente’s ending performance was very well-received and the concert ended at an amazing note! Indeed, 29th July, 2017 was a night to be remembered.
Did you attend the event? How much did you enjoy it? Share pictures and videos with us and stay tuned for more news about the contest!