2022 Genie Music Awards makes adjustments to their award ceremony in light of the Itaewon tragedy 

The ceremony reportedly canceled the red carpet event and reduced the audience size. 

In the aftermath of the Itaewon disaster, the allowed capacity of the award ceremony is being reduced

Award ceremony is the best issue of the year in the entertainment industry for looking back and encouraging one another who have worked hard in respective fields. 

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Fans are also looking forward to the day of the awards ceremony as they can see their “favorite” star on the red carpet in dazzling costumes.

However, with the recent Itaewon disaster, many stars are expressing their condolences, and the organizing committees are reducing the size of the ceremony.

The 2022 ‘Genie Music Awards’ to share their condolences

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On the 4th, the 2022 ‘Genie Music Awards’ announced, “The red carpet event and coverage of the awards ceremony to be held on the 8th have been canceled.”

“Since national mourning is taking place following the unfortunate accident, ‘Genie Music’ decided to hold the award ceremony in a calm and quiet atmosphere as much as possible to share its condolences,” he said.

They added, “The award ceremony will be reduced to a minimum size to keep the promise with fans who have been waiting for the 2022 ‘Genie Music Awards’, which will be held offline for the first time in three years.”

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In addition, the 2022 ‘Genie Music Awards’ decided to cancel the live broadcast of the awards ceremony and said it would be recorded and released for future use. The detailed schedule will be announced later.

Information on canceling and refunding premium tickets

Netizens who have purchased premium standing package tickets worth 180,000 won each, out of the 300 sold tickets, for the in-person ceremony expressed their regret.

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Announcements of cancellations and refunds related to premium standing package tickets are released on ‘Genie Music Awards’ on their official SNS.

The 2022 ‘Genie Music Awards’ is set to take place at the Incheon Namdong Gymnasium at 7 p.m. on the 8th. The slogan is “Play Again Play GMA”.

Broadcaster Jeon Hyun-moo will be the MC, and K-pop groups and artists such as Red Velvet, The Boyz, IVE, (G)I-DLE, NCT DREAM, B.O., Taeyeon, and Psy are appearing at the ceremony.

Source: insight

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