The Shops at Skyview to Host Moon Jongup Meet & Greet on July 9

Attention K-pop fans and beyond! The Shops at Skyview announces they are expanding their community favorite K-Fun Day to a whole month of celebrations highlighting Korean culture. K-pop, K-art, K-culture and K-food will all be represented throughout the festivities. 

“K-Fun day was one of The Shops at Skyview’s most popular events last year. Given the success, we wanted to expand our celebration to a full month to bring the community even more fun, immersive cultural experiences all summer long. This year, we’ll welcome K-pop idol Moon Jongup in addition to several new events.” said Wesley Sin, Regional Marketing Manager of Shopcore Properties, owners and managers of The Shops at Skyview. 

2023-2024 is also the Visit Korea Year. The Korea Tourism Organization will take part at K-Fun Day and provide useful information about traveling in Korea onsite to all event participants. 

K-Fun Event Breakdown: All events are complementary but pre-registration is required on The Shops at Skyview website.

Additional event details listed below: 

K-pop Day: Sunday, July 9th 2:00-5:00 PM 

Meet and greet with K-pop idol Moon Jongup 

Live dance performances by AKF dance studio 

K-art Day: Thursday, July 20th 5:00-8:00 PM 

Live painting showcase with Korean artist Jason H. Lee 

Personalized sneaker & t-shirt art by emerging Korean artists 

K-culture Day: Sunday, July 30th 2:00-5:00 PM 

K-beauty workshop by Sephora 

Taekwondo and folk dance performances 

Immersive photo booth with traditional Korean wardrobe 

K-food Day: Thursday, August 10th 5:00-8:00 PM 

Food tasting hosted by Skyfood and Everyday Emall 

Cocktail workshop by Korean Mixologist 

K-pop - Sunday, July 9th 

The Shops at Skyview welcomes K-pop idol Moon Jongup for an exclusive meet and greet with the beloved South Korean singer and dancer. He debuted in the six-member group B.A.P, the first K-pop group to perform in Times Square, New York. 

Moon Jongup recently competed as a solo artist in a Korean reality TV show “Peak Time” for the “Worldwide Idol” title, gaining immediate support from fans all over the world. Skyview’s K-Fun Day will be his first US appearance since competing. He is looking forward to meeting fans in the New York area. Guests can also enjoy live dance performances by AKF Dance Studio on this day.

K-art - Thursday, July 20th 

Join The Shops at Skyview on Thursday, July 20th for a celebration of K-Art. Expect live painting showcasing Korean artist Jason H. Lee, a New York based mixed-media artist originally from Masan, South Korea. He uses curious and uncharacteristic materials in the creation of his work such as water, fire, matches, recycled sneakers and more. Flexing his mixed media artistry, Lee will use upcycled sneakers from Nike and Adidas to create a bespoke canvas installation featuring portraits of two K-pop idols, G-Dragon from Big Bang and Lisa from Blackpink. While watching the live painting showcase, customers can get any t-shirt or canvas sneakers purchased from a Skyview retailer personalized by emerging Korean artists, Jihyo Yu, Jin-Yong Choi, and Jongbum Kim . 

K-culture - Sunday, July 30th 

Sunday, July 30th The Shops at Skyview welcome guests to experience Korean culture with a K-Beauty workshop by Sephora, Taekwondo demonstration by New York State Taekwondo Association, folk dance performances, and an immersive photo booth with traditional Korean wardrobe. In addition, guests can learn more about traveling in Korea onsite with The Korea Tourism Organization New York and participating airlines. 

K-food - Thursday, August 10th 

To close out the month-long celebration, guests can relish delicious Korean cuisine with a curated food tasting hosted by Skyfood and Everyday Emall. In addition, learn how to mix up custom cocktails using Korean liquors with a mixologist.

Ciera Reeves

Ciera is the founder of KpopWise. She has been a fan of Korean pop culture since 2005 and writing about it since 2009. Her bias groups are VIXX and OnlyOneOf. She is a 2nd-3rd generation K-pop fan, but she is actively keeping up with the current artists. twitter instagram

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