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Crayon Pop, K-Much And Mamamoo Bring K-Pop To Mongolia For South Korean Embassy Event

By Staff Writer | June 13, 2015 05:53 PM EDT

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South Korea and Mongolia are celebrating their diplomatic annviersary, K-pop style. 

On June 13, three K-pop groups will perform in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Girl groups Mamamoo and Crayon Pop will perform alongside the boy band K-Much and other Korean and Mongolian acts. The event was planned by the South Korean Embassy in Mongolia to foster ties between the two countries.

The event is a commemorative concert in honor of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two Asian nations.

This is the first time that the three K-pop groups will perform in Mongolia.

South Korea's Foreign Ministry revealed that Korean dramas and music is popular in South Korea.

"In Mongolia, most South Korean dramas record high ratings and there are tens of thousands of members in the fan clubs of K-pop groups," the statement reportedly said. "The event this time is expected to help further promote the development of exchanges and friendly relations between the two nations."

Mamamoo is four-member female vocal group will release their latest song "Um Oh Ah Yeh" on June 19. KpopStarz recently interviewed the quintet. Read the full interview HERE

Crayon Pop is a five member girl group known for hits like "Bar Bar Bar." They released the song "FM" on March 27, 2015, after premiering the song at SXSW 2015. 

K-Much is a four-member male idol group under the same label as Crayon Pop. The group debuted in January 2014, and last released the song "Fish In A Fishbowl" on March 6.

Over 2,700 people are expected to attend the concert.

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Tagged :  South Korea, Mongolia, MAMAMOO, Crayon Pop, K-Much

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