Local bands from Taiwan including “The Chairman”, “88 balaz” “Amazing Show”, and “CaoTunBoyz” were invited by the Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development to perform at Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival this year. Korean media portrays the event as “Taiwanese music creating a sensation in Korea.”. Also, bands including “Amazing Show”, “Mixer”, “Sorry Youth” are scheduled to attend Zandari Festa music festival at the end of September.
The bands “The Chairman” and “CaoTunBoyz” performed together on stage, combining rock and hip-hop and shaking up their Korean fans.
“CaoTunBoyz” said that they’re excited about playing abroad for the first time, while “The Chairman” introduced Taiwanese cuisines including boba milk tea, Oyster omelette, stinky tofu, and beef noodles via hip-hop during the performance, as onlooking fans chanted “Yummy!”.
It’s the second time that “88 balaz” performs in Korea, where they have become famous for their unique style of music. After the show, many Korean fans rushed to take photos with them. The lead singer, Balaz Lee stated, “Taiwanese music festivals strive for a good atmosphere, while Korea’s festivals care about having a cleaner sound.”