On March 14, a YG Entertainment official said that BLACKPINK confirmed its participation in university festivals. This will be the first outside stage performance after debut. One reason is to communicate more closely with the public ahead of the comeback in May.

BLACKPINK, who made their debut in August last year, has been politely refusing all of the outside events for the preparation of new songs and concentration of broadcasting activities. However, there have been a lot of requests from university festivals for ‘Whistle’, ‘Boombayah’, and ‘Playing with Fire’. YG Entertainment, a company of its own, has also been trying to attract potential fans of Black Pink, It turned out to have decided the outside stage.

BLACKPINK that has already succeeded in showing a great stage through various music broadcasts and awards ceremony. The first time they debut is attracting interest in what they will show through various external stages such as university.