K-Pop girl band BLACKPINK has a virtual reality concert coming up. Why is it so special?

Tanushree Debbarma
Tanushree DebbarmaNov 17, 2023 | 13:22

K-Pop girl band BLACKPINK has a virtual reality concert coming up. Why is it so special?

Photo- The official poster of Blackpink's first virtual reality concert. Photo credit- Meta

K-Pop girl group sensation BLACKPINK is breaking new ground with their inaugural virtual reality concert, BLACKPINK: A VR Encore. In collaboration with Meta and The Diamond Bros., this 70-minute immersive experience is set to debut on December 26.

Blackpink's VR (Virtual Reality) Concert

  • On November 16, Meta announced Blackpink's VR concert, showcasing the finale of the group's Born Pink World Tour at Seoul's Gocheok Sky Dome.
"We're thrilled to embrace the dynamic world of VR because it allows us to reach an even wider global audience and share our music in an entirely new, immersive way,"
- BLACKPINK (Source: Meta.com)
Blackpink also said this VR concert is not just a show; it's an extension of the tour that they poured their hearts into. And they can't wait for you to see the magic they've created with The Diamond Bros and Meta. (Source: Meta.com)

Also thanking their fandom called BLINKs for their endless support.

Photo- Blackpink Born Pink finale in Seoul . Photo credit: Twitter/@BLACKPINK

Event details:

  • On December 26, BLACKPINK's concert will exclusively be available in VR on Meta Horizon Worlds' Music Valley, specifically designed for Meta Quest VR headset owners in select areas.
  • Scheduled for a 70-minute immersive experience at 5 PM PT (Pacific Time) or 6:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
  • The concert lineup includes some of the band's most popular songs such as "How You Like That," "You & Me," "Pink Venom," and more.
  • Fans can enjoy the concert live and have the option to replay it for a month at their convenience.
  • The show will not only feature BLACKPINK's hit songs but also solo performances by each member, offering an intimate experience for fans worldwide.

The event invitation provided by Meta, along with the teaser and concert poster, has been released, giving fans a first look at what's in store.

Innovation and Fan Engagement:

  • BLACKPINK's groundbreaking move aims to redefine fan connections and the concert experience in the digital age.
  • Utilizing virtual reality, they aim to create a more intimate and interactive experience beyond traditional live performances, showcasing their commitment to innovative platforms in collaboration with Meta for a global audience.
Photo- Blackpink ending their world tour in Seoul. Photo credit- Twitter/@BLACKPINK

In an ever-evolving entertainment landscape, this venture signifies a bold step forward, offering a glimpse into the future of live music experiences.

Last updated: November 17, 2023 | 13:26
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