Billboard: Olympic Figure Skating Exhibition Gala Spotlights K-Pop With Performances to BIGBANG, BTS, Red Velvet & 2NE1

Posted February 25, 2018 by

Ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic closing ceremony and its K-pop-packed lineup, figure skaters from around the world gave audiences a show to watch with performances featuring songs from some of Korea’s most popular idol groups.

Beginning with a performance from the South Korean ice dancing team Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin featuring the music of BIGBANG and 2NE1’s 2009 LG-ad “Lollipop,” the figure skating exhibition gala included two other K-pop inspired routines from South Korean and Uzbek skaters.

Kim Kyueun and Alex Kang Chan Kam, paired figure skaters representing South Korea, put on a festive performance featuring both 2NE1’s “I Am the Best” and Red Velvet’s “Red Flavor,” filling their routine with fun moments — including a reference to Kam’s sunglasses on sunglasses meme — and official choreography from the original dance routines of the songs.

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