By Gladys Ng

Waterbomb: The Hottest Korean Water Music Festival Is Finally In Town

From K-pop to K-Hiphop and EDM, here are some of the acts you definitely shouldn't miss
Photo: Instagram / @waterbomb_official

The highly-anticipated Korean water music festival, Waterbomb, is set to debut in Singapore this summer. Scheduled for August 24 and 25, 2024, at Siloso Beach in Sentosa, this unique event offers a refreshing blend of musical performances and water-based activities.

Festival attendees can expect a lineup featuring K-pop, K-Hip Hop, and EDM artists, while also enjoying water gun battles and pool parties. As Waterbomb expands beyond its previous locations in South Korea, Japan, and Thailand, it aims to bring a new dimension to Singapore’s summer entertainment scene, combining the energy of a music festival with the cooling fun of water attractions.

The star-studded lineup boasts over 10 acts, featuring powerhouse performers like Sandara Park, CL, and Jay Park, alongside homegrown talents like Haven and lullaboy. This diverse roster guarantees non-stop entertainment that will keep you dancing and splashing throughout the weekend.

Here are some of the must-see acts that will set the stage ablaze at Waterbomb Festival 2024:

Sandara Park

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Get ready for Sandara Park, our June/July 2024 GRAZIA digital cover star, to electrify Waterbomb Festival! This pocket-sized dynamo has been setting stages ablaze since her 2NE1 days. She’ll rock the crowd with hits like I Am The Best and Fire. Expect her summer anthem Festival and chart-topper Spring with Park Bom to keep the energy soaring. Sandara’s high-octane performance promises to be an unforgettable highlight of the event.


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Get ready to make waves at Siloso Beach! Korean-American rap sensation Jessi is bringing her electrifying performance to the shore. Known for her unapologetic style, she will deliver an unforgettable show. With chart-topping hits like Nunu Nana and What Type of X, Jessi is set to impress. Her hard-hitting beats and razor-sharp lyrics will captivate the audience. Moreover, her magnetic stage presence promises to leave everyone exhilarated and awestruck.


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Brace yourselves, the iconic leader of K-pop’s favourite second-generation girl group is about to ignite Siloso Beach. CL, known for her fierce flow and electrifying presence, is ready to bring the heat. From 2NE1 anthems to solo smashes like Baddest Female, Hello B*tches, and Spicy, her set promises to be nothing short of explosive.


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Get ready to be drenched in talent—Rain, the OG K-pop heart throb, is storming the stage. This multi-platinum powerhouse has been making it rain hits since 2002. From It’s Raining to every first generation K-pop fan’s favourite song RAINISM, Rain’s smooth moves and velvety vocals have had fans worldwide and is ready to party in Singapore.


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VIVIZ’s bringing a burst of vibrant energy to the stage this summer. The trio consisting of Eunha, SinB and Umji from now-disbanded girl group GFRIEND brings a perfect blend of experience and fresh energy. Since their 2022 debut, they have been serving up irresistible pop music like BOP BOP!, LOVEADE and our favourite MANIAC which has been on constant replay. Get ready for a show that’s as refreshing as it is unforgettable—VIVIZ is set to prove why they’re one of K-pop’s brightest new stars!

Jay Park

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This Korean-American superstar is the ultimate triple threat—singer, rapper, and dancer extraordinaire. From his 2PM days to solo stardom, Jay Park has been dropping hits that make waves across genres. With chart-toppers like GANADARA and DRIVE, he’s the maestro of mixing K-pop, hip-hop, and R&B. Whether he’s spitting fire raps or serenading the crowd, Jay Park’s performance promises to be as refreshing as a splash in the face on a hot summer day.


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Team Bebe is the dynamic South Korean dance crew that’s taking the K-dance scene by storm. Formed in 2022, this seven-member female group won the dance competition “Street Women Fighter 2” in 2023, showcasing their exceptional talent and teamwork. Led by the charismatic Bada, Team Bebe is known for their seamless group performances, trendsetting choreography, and diverse dance styles. With members like Lusher, Kyma, Tatter, Minah, Cheche, and Sowon, each bringing their unique flair, Team Bebe delivers colourful and captivating performances every time.


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Thai-born K-pop star Sorn—former member of CLC—is now making waves as a solo artist. With her angelic vocals and magnetic stage presence, Sorn brings a unique blend of pop and electronic sounds to her music. From her debut single Run to her latest release crazy stupid lovers, she continues captivating audiences all around the world.


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Get ready for Haven, Singapore’s homegrown sensation! This rising star brings a fresh blend of pop and R&B to Waterbomb Festival. With smooth vocals and infectious energy, Haven represents the best of Singapore’s thriving music scene. Don’t miss this chance to catch one of Singapore’s hottest young talents in action—Haven is proof that local music is on the rise.

Chung Ha

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Best known from K-pop survival show “Produce 101” season 1, the soloist Chung Ha will be bringing her chart-topping hits and killer moves to Singapore’s hottest summer party. From Rollercoaster, to Gotta Go to Love Me Out Loud, get ready to dance, get drenched, and witness this solo sensation turn Waterbomb into her personal stage.


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Thai-born K-pop sensation, best known as part of GOT7 and solo success, is set to light up the festival. BamBam’s charismatic stage presence and versatile talents promise an unforgettable performance at Singapore’s coolest summer party. With his quick wit and electrifying energy, he’s the perfect addition to this water-soaked music festival.


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