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Join in on the K-FUN this summer in NY!

THE SHOPS AT SKYVIEW EXPANDS ANNUAL ‘K-FUN’
KOREAN CULTURAL EVENT TO LAST ALL SUMMER LONG
Celebration Spans Six Weeks from June to August with Focus on Korean Pop Music,
Art, Fashion, Wellness, Food and Traditional Cultural Experiences

The Shops at Skyview, a multi-level shopping destination in Flushing, Queens, has expanded its wildly popular annual “K-Fun” Korean cultural event to span six weeks, with one day during each designated week dedicated to exploring the vibrant and captivating facets of Korean pop music, art, fashion, wellness, food and traditional cultural experiences. From mid-June to early August, the center will provide an immersive series of six “summer classes” in a “Skyview High”-themed format that give attendees an entertaining deep dive into the most popular aspects of Korean culture. Participants who attend more than four of these cultural classes will receive a “graduation gift” that includes a signed postcard from beloved K-pop star Jung Dae Hyun. Each event is free of charge and open to the public. Pre-registration is required and tickets are limited. To learn more, visit https://www.theshopsatskyviewny.com/events.

Schedule of Cultural Summer Classes
K-Pop Day: Sunday, June 16th: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
– Jung Dae Hyun Meet-and-Greet: Making his debut as the main vocalist in the six-member group B.A.P, the first K-pop group to perform in New York’s Times Square, Jung Dae Hyun has since released a solo album and participated in popular musicals such as “Napoleon” and “Grease.” After recently completing his military service, Jung has been preparing a new album slated for release in 2024. His upcoming
appearance at The Shops at Skyview’s K-Pop Day marks his first overseas performance since his last U.S. concert tour in 2018, and he eagerly anticipates reuniting with his New York fans.
– Live dance performance by AKF Dance Studio
– Tickets are limited and registration is required.
– VIP seating will be available for the first 60 guests who spend $200 or more with retailers at The Shops at Skyview and share their receipts during registration.
– A registration link will open at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 13th; to learn more, visit https://www.theshopsatskyviewny.com/events

K-Art Day: Thursday, June 27th: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
– Live art performance by artists Choi Jin Yong, Jason H. Lee, Lee Hyun Joon & Park Mi Jeong
– Personalized sneaker and t-shirt art by graphic design artists Noh Heewon, Dahui & more.

K-Fashion Day: Sunday, July 7th: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
– K-beauty makeup demonstration by Sephora
– Discover TWICE Mina’s skin care secrets by SKII
– Korean personal color analysis by Sek Lab NYC
– Personalized t-shirt and accessory embroidery by MKC Threads
– Korean school fashion photobooth

K-Wellness Day: Thursday, July 18th: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
– Taekwondo performance by the Y.H. Park Taekwondo Academy
– K-“pop” posture correction demo by chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr. Ernest Kim
– Flexibility Fix Yoga Workshop by Dr. Ernest Kim

K-Food Day: Sunday, July 28th: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
– Food tasting by aT Center America and Skyfoods
– Kimchi cookoff competition by aT Center America
– Korean food and cocktail workshop (cocktails for 21+ only)

K-Culture Day: Thursday, August 8th: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
– Traditional hanbok runway show
– Folk dance and music by the Korean Traditional Music and Dance Center (KTMDC)
– Immersive Korean hanbok wardrobe photobooth
– Korean arts and crafts

Since this is “Visit Korea Year,” The Shops at Skyview has also partnered with the Korean Tourism Organization – New York Office and the Korean Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT America) to provide on-site information about tourism and Korean cuisine during each of the center’s “K-Fun” events.

To learn more, visit theshopsatskyviewny.com or follow Skyview’s social media @theshopsatskyviewny.

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