Shinhwa to hold comeback press conference
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The longest-running boy group, Shinhwa, will finally making their comeback in March with 10th studio album, their first album in four years. Prior to their return, the group will be holding a press conference.
Shinhwa plans to begin their official comeback activities by holding an online worldwide press conference at Cheongdam CGV on March 5th. Fans from nearly 200 countries including Korea will be able to tune into the conference.
A representative for Shinhwa stated, “Because this press conference is Shinhwa’s first schedule in four years, the members said they’d like to share it with their fans who have supported them for the last 14 years. So we are planning to broadcast the press interview live in real time online.”
The press interview, scheduled to be broadcast live online, is sponsored by CJ E&M, which is in charge of Shinhwa’s comeback album and concert. Such online TV stations as Mnet.com, Global Mnet.com, and other broadcasting networks that are owned by CJ E&M will be mobilized to help Shinhwa interact with their fans.
Meanwhile, Shinhwa’s comeback is slated on March 24th, which will mark the group’s 14th anniversary. After releasing a commemorative album and promoting it for two months, the members plan on embarking on an Asian tour starting in June. It will travel through Shanghai, Guangzhou and Beijing in China, and concerts for Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand have also been confirmed.
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