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Members of South Korean K-pop band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, pose on the red carpet during Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong, Dec. 2, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

South Korean boy band BTS, or the Bangtan Boys, will be performing at the first-ever KCON festival to be held in Mexico City on March 17-18, Billboard reported Tuesday.

KCON, referred to as “the world’s largest Korean culture and K-Pop music festival,” was launched in 2012 and is organized by Powerhouse Live, Mnet Media, CJ E&M Corporation and Koreaboo in the United States and Japan. In 2016, the festival was expanded to Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates and Paris.

As the “Hallyu” wave — Korean entertainment and culture — spread across Latin America, Mexico City Arena has become the next stop for KCON after hosting a number of K-pop bands in the past.

After a spectacular year in terms of awards, sales and accolades, BTS is embarking on a world tour covering Chile, Brazil and locations in the U.S following the release of their new album —“Wings: You Never Walk Alone” — Feb. 13. According to the Billboard report, the band will perform at KCON Mexico a day before it is scheduled to make an appearance at Citibank Hall in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on March 19-20.

At KCON Mexico, BTS will be joined by other big names in the K-pop scene, like Astro and MonstaX.

“It was only a matter of time before [KCON] came to Latin America, which has over the years been the home of a building passion for Korean culture,” Angela Killoren, chief operating officer at CJ E&M America, reportedly said in an earlier statement. “Bringing the celebration to Mexico City is the next logical stop for KCON and we are looking forward to connecting fans in Mexico unprecedented access to their K-pop idols and engagement with other young people from the region.”

Tickets for the Mexico City festival will go on sale Feb. 7.