“So Expensive!” — BLACKPINK’s Msia Tour Tickets Are Sold As High As RM1,888 And M’sians Are Unhappy

BLACKPINK in your area, at a price starting at RM388.

The long-awaited South Korean girl group BLACKPINK is finally coming to Malaysia for their Born Pink world tour.

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The ticket prices are as follows:

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  • CAT 6: RM388
  • CAT 5: RM488
  • CAT 4: RM588
  • CAT 3: RM788
  • CAT 2: RM988
  • CAT 1: RM1,588

For those who purchased the ‘Born Pink VIP Soundcheck’ ticket, they will be able to get early access to the venue and also a commemorative laminate and lanyard.

According to Live Nation, the organising partner of the BLACKPINK concert, the ticket is on sale starting 15 November for WEVERSE Fanclub and 16 November for Live Nation members.

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Members of the public can purchase their tickets starting 17 November.

‘Why so expensive?!’

However, the ticket pricing has since caused an uproar online as it was 3-4 times higher than the previous concert back in 2019.

According to a photo circulating online, the highest price for BLACKPINK’s Malaysia Tour was only RM693.

Source: Facebook

On Twitter, many netizens also shared that the ticket prices were ridiculously high.

One also questioned why Malaysia went from the cheapest BLACKPINK concert to the most expensive in Asia, humorously ending it with “What in the Najib” to express his/her frustration.

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Screenshot via Twitter

Another wrote: “Gonna sell (my) kidney.”

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Screenshot via Twitter

“Ridiculous AF!”, lamented another netizen along with a crying emoji.

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Screenshot via Twitter

On Facebook, a netizen wrote that she doesn’t want to see the concert live and will watch it on YouTube instead.

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Screenshot via Facebook

On XiaoHongShu, some also questioned if the price was real as it was out of their expectations.

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Screenshot via XiaoHongShu

“I was planning to go until I saw the price. Oh my God.”

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