The Fact Music Awards And Other Events Postponed Due To Concerns Over New Spread Of Coronavirus
On February 21, The Fact Music Awards announced that it will be postponing its awards ceremony, originally planned for February 29.
The decision was announced by the organizing committee after South Korea reported a new surge of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases this week, bringing its total to 204. The committee will share details about refunds for tickets and event lotteries next week. If the date for the postponed ceremony is set, it will be revealed through The Fact Music Awards’ official website.
The Fact Music Awards was slated to take place at the Gocheok Sky Dome on February 29, with guests like BTS, Super Junior, MONSTA X, TWICE, Red Velvet, MAMAMOO, and more scheduled to perform.
Earlier this week, the “SBS Super Concert in Daegu,” scheduled to take place on March 8, was also postponed. Most of the new surge of coronavirus cases in South Korea have come from Daegu and nearby regions.
JANNABI also canceled their Daegu concert that was scheduled to take place on February 29 and March 1.
2PM’s Wooyoung, who is scheduled to be discharged from military service on February 28, will no longer be holding an event to celebrate his discharge.
In Seoul, SF9 postponed their fan meeting, scheduled for February 23. Singer Ruel, scheduled to perform in South Korea on February 27, has postponed his concert to September 18. Lee Hae In has temporarily postponed her “Youth Salon” events, which are a series of fan meetings she has been holding since 2019.
The Channel A drama “Touch” postponed the wrap party originally planned for February 20. tvN’s “Problematic Men” has decided to temporarily stop filming and take a break, citing concerns over the spread of coronavirus as the main reason.
JYP Entertainment announced that GOT7 will be postponing their sixth fan meeting, “GOT7 ♥ I GOT7,” originally scheduled for March 14.