KAMP popped by Singapore for the first time on November 9 and 10, with its unforgettable tagline “Let’s go KAMPing!” With each artist performing a generous setlist, fans made lots of unforgettable memories with their favorite idols.
Without further ado, check out our coverage of the exciting event below!
Kicking off the festival was GFRIEND, who also visited Singapore this July for their concert tour. The girls dedicated their energy to the fullest as they started off with two of their hits, “Fingertip” and “Navillera”! Leader Sowon suggested that before they move on to their next performance, the members should do something cute. Yerin and Eunha were chosen to be cutesy for their fans!
The members then slowed down the pace with soothing numbers like “A Starry Sky,” “Time for the Moon Night,” and even a ballad version of “Rough.”
AleXa, a rookie who debuted in October 2019, was the second performer. As the Grand Prize Winner of CUBE & Soompi’s joint talent competition “Rising Legends: Season 2” in 2017, the audience was eager to see what she would bring to the table. Decked out in a hip hop dance outfit with braids, AleXa lit up her stage with a captivating dance performance and her debut track “Bomb”!
During her intro, the “Produce 48” contestant shared in English that it was her first time in Singapore, and she said that she wished to visit Gardens by the Bay, a famous local attraction. She also asked for food recommendations. “What is some good food I should try? Satay? Chilli crab?” she asked. AleXa then ended off her set with dance covers of MONSTA X’s “Dramarama” and B.A.P’s “Warrior.”
The third performer was soloist Ha Sung Woon, who shot to fame during his days as a Wanna One member. Ha Sung Woon’s performances were bright and lively, bringing a fresh vibe to the festival. Starting with his debut track “Bird,” he also performed “Tell Me I Love You” and “Don’t Forget.” Other songs on his setlist included “Bluemaze,” “Blue” and “What Are You Doing Today,” where his dancers even lifted him up!
His energy never dipped for a moment, especially during interactions with his dancers, which was one the most memorable parts of his set. He was a little shy as it was first time performing solo in Singapore, but his fans and the audience found it endearing!
Chungha was the next to hype up the crowd. She began her set with “Snapping,” and even had her fans singing “Roller Coaster” with her during her intro.
Receiving big cheers from male and female fans alike, the former I.O.I member also showed off her versatility with “Gotta Go” and “Why Don’t You Know.” Chungha then rounded off her set with a performance of “Bang Bang,” bringing her back to her humble beginnings from “Produce 101.” Her powerful performances reminded everyone how far she has come!
Last but not least that day was the charismatic boys of NCT 127, who began with their debut track “Fire Truck.” During their intro, the boys mentioned that the weather in Korea was really cold, and it was nice to be in warm Singapore for a change.
The group was here in July for a concert, and every member gave their all, knowing that many of their fans NCTzens came out to see them again. The SM Entertainment boy group continued to bring the house down with “Touch,” “Replay (PM 01:27)” and “Regular,” before ending off Day 1 with “Superhuman.”
The opening act for the second day was MOMOLAND, who started off with the hit that shot them to fame, “Bboom Bboom.” It was also a sweet delight for their fans as they announced that it was their third anniversary that day! The girls went on to perform a chain of upbeat tracks such as “Jjan! Koong! Kwang,” “Holiday,” and “I’m So Hot,” before concluding with yet another hit song, “Baam.”
Next up was Sonnet Son, who began with her rock renditions of SHINee’s “Sherlock” and Ailee’s “U & I.” The winner of “The Voice of Korea” mentioned that she’s been to Singapore four to five times, and that she feels like a Singaporean already! With everyone excited to hear her singing again, Sonnet Son also performed a touching cover of Jonghyun’s “Y Si Fuera Ella,” her track from “Flower Crew” OST “Solar Eclipse,” “I’m Not A Warrior,” and even a cover of JJ Lin’s “Practice Love” sung fully in Mandarin.
The songbird’s powerful vocals naturally commanded everyone’s attention, bringing an impressive cheer from the crowd with every effortless high note.
The third artist was Starship girl group WJSN! After performing “Boogie Up” and “Please,” the members introduced themselves in fluent English and Mandarin. While bringing to the stage other songs like “I Wish,” “My Type,” and “La La Love,” the members even gave some fan service by taking fans’ slogans!
The baton was then passed to the JYP Entertainment boy group Stray Kids, who were also in Singapore for the first time. Performing a relay of hits such as “Hellavator,” “District 9,” and “Side Effects,” the boys then introduced themselves in English. When they were sweating profusely, leader Bang Chan joked, “We’re not sweating… we’re showering.” The group continued to perform other tracks including “Double Knot,” “My Pace,” “Get Cool,” and finally “Miroh.”
Concluding the mega festival was none other than Super Junior! They kicked off their set with their latest hit “SUPER Clap,” followed by “Black Suit.” Known for their wit and humor, their introduction contained several highlights. Eunhyuk combined a famous Singapore dish and their lyrics, making up the line, “I’mma make you chilli crab. I’mma make you pepper crab. I’mma make you Super Clap,” making the audience roar with laughter. Shindong even prepared his English script on a piece of paper, and he said that he could see many pretty faces in the crowd. Kyuhyun spoke in Mandarin, and leader Leeteuk hinted that they may return to Singapore next year for their concert!
The SM Entertainment group also shared something special when they staged solo and unit performances, including “Pink Magic” by Yesung, and “Danger” by Eunhyuk and Donghae. Of course, they couldn’t forget to include their memorable classics “Miracle,” “Mr Simple,” and “Sorry Sorry,” bringing ELF down a nostalgic memory lane.
We’d like to thank KAMP for the invitation and photos!
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