Keyword: Kpop Concerts Europe 2013
Technological highlights introduced at the Korea Entertainment and Expo (KBEE) 2013 in London is the hologram concert of PSY and 2NE1 where all expo-goers are welcome to watch the 20 minute show run every hour. PSY, who became popular in in Europe due to his hit ‘Gangnam Style’ had a hologram remake of his crazy antics and performance, just for KBEE. PSY sang his two latest tracks, ‘Gangnam Style’ and ‘Gentleman’.
KBEE holds as the first venue in the world to hold the hologram concerts presented by NIK, a subsidiary company of YG Entertainment to collaborate and produce the augmented hyper-reality technology for the world.
How real is real? Details and forms are made, seen from various angles our eyes have been tricked to have literally watch PSY live on stage
YG will be showing a Psy-2NE1 hologram concert at the “Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo 2013” (KBEE 2013) held in London
Psy’s hologram concert has previously been shown in the hologram theater at the Everland amusement park, but for 2NE1, this will be their debut hologram concert. The popular female group will also be personally appearing in London for this three-day event, greatly heightening the anticipation of fans.
YG, together with KT and d’strict, established a joint venture called ‘NIK (Next Interactive K, Limited), an investment and distribution company that specializes in 4D Hallyu contents, and have been working on grafting together artist contents and technology
Istanbul, K-Pop, Concert, http://www.kpopstarz.com/archives/articles/tags/boaK-Pop Shakes Istanbul at 'Istanbul-Gyeongju World Culture Expo 2013'
The 'Istanbul-Gyeongju World Culture Expo 2013' brought in many fans from Turkey and Europe and showed the power of K-Pop.
On September 8, news and media reported on the concert and stated that artists such as MBLAQ, Ailee, FTISLAND, miss A, BEAST, Super Junior and more attended the concert to represent Korea.
Regardless of the expensive tickets, around 9,000 fans appeared at the concert to see their favorite groups.
For 3 hours, fans sang and danced along to the music and showed their support for the groups.
Many fans cried tears of sadness towards the end of the concert and shouted "I love you" in Korean
The male group Big Bang is holding a concert tour at the six big domes in Japan. This will be a first for foreign performers. On June 1, the group’s agency, YG Entertainment, said, “G-Dragon, along with the other members of the group, released this news in front of 40,000 people at the final Nagoya Dome concert of the G-Dragon 2013 World Tour — One of a Kind — Japan Dome Special.
Big Bang’s first international tour was the Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour, which toured the Americas, Europe, and Asia last year. The tour consisted of 48 concerts in 24 cities of 12 countries and drew 800,000 spectators. In Japan, they brought in a total audience of 455,000 at 19 concerts in 6 cities, including the big domes in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka.
This time around, Big Bang will perform at Seibu Dome (November 16 and 17), Kyocera Dome Osaka (from November 29 to December 1), Fukuoka Yahoo Dome (December 7 and 8), Nagoya Dome (December 14 and 15), Tokyo Dome (December 19 and 21), Sapporo Dome (January 4 of 2014), and Kyocera Dome Osaka (January 11 and 12) for a total of 15 concerts in six cities
Alternative Hip-hop group Epik High will be sharing the stage with various popular musical artists at the Thai music concert “Sonic Bang 2013.”
“Sonic Bang 2013″ will be held at the Impact Muang Thong Thani complex in Bankok, Thailand on August 24. Approximately 50,000 individuals are expected to attend the event, with about 30 international and local artists to perform on stage. The concert is an all-day event with six stages featuring artists from the U.S.A., Europe, Korea, Japan and Thailand.
Epik High is also expected to perform with up and coming British electronic pop duo “Pet Shop Boys.” Other artists to perform include Jason Mraz, Pit Bull, Owl City, etc.
The last time Epik High performed overseas was this past May with G-Dragon for his world tour stop in Hong Kong
His project group with Big Brother, Team H, will be flying to America and possibly Europe following successful shows in Japan, China, Thailand and Taiwan.
The team′s 2013 Team H Party - I Just Wanna Have Fun will next be going to L.A. and San Francisco in June.
The concerts, to be held on June 22 and June 28, will be the actor′s first official feat in America.
Many love calls from Europe have also been pouring in, heightening expectations for more concerts in the region.
Jang Keun Suk has performed in such large festivals as the UMF Korea and Summer Sonic, and his second Japanese studio album Nature Boy took over the Oricon Daily Chart on the day of its release, May 29, proving Jang Keun Suk has a successful global career ahead of him
Teen Top unveils the official concert poster for their tour "2013 TEEN TOP No.1 Asia Tour," which will kickoff in South Korea this May.
On April 2nd, the group's homepage was updated with the official concert image.All six members were featured in a greyscale image whilst wearing chic and trendy suits.
After holding a successful European tour earlier this year, TOP Media has announced that Teen Top will be continuing their promotions across Asia. The tour will start at the Hwajung Gymnasium of Korea University in Seoul, South Korea on May 11th and 12th, followed by two scheduled events in Kobe, Japan on May 18th. After Kobe, Teen Top will holding two more concert dates in Tokyo, Japan on May 21st and 22nd.
More confirmed stops and other details will be released through their official homepage
TEEN TOP, Asia Tour
Group TEEN TOP will be holding their first Asia tour since debut.
This past February, TEEN TOP was the first idol group to hold a Europe tour and gained much attention.
Their agency stated, "We've received continuous requests from fans in Korea to hold a solo concert and we're happy that we can finally do it. TEEN TOP has been busy preparing for the concert and their album activities."
They will also begin their Asia tour, '2013 TEEN TOP No.1 Asia Tour' in May. They will start in Korea on May 11-12 and continue on to Japan. TEEN TOP has been gaining a huge fan base outside of Korea in Southeast Asia and Europe ad have been called 'world idols' due to it. They have been also receiving many requests from other countries as well.
They recently released their new album in February with their title song, "Miss Right
After their short European tour earlier this year, it seems Teen Top will be heading through Asia next as plans of an Asian tour were revealed by TOP Media.
Teen Top will be holding the "2013 TEEN TOP No.1 Asia Tour." Dates for Korea and Japan have already been revealed. The group will start off their tour with performances at the Hwajung Gymnasium of Korea University in Seoul on May 11th and 12th. They will then head to Kobe, Japan on May 18th, where they will perform at the Kobe International Hall. They will have two concerts that day with one starting at 13:30, and one at 18:00. On May 21st and 22nd, the group will have a stop at the Tokyo International Forum.
More dates will be added as details get confirmed. The six member boy group is currently promoting the release of their first Korean full length album "No
The agency announced on March 1,"CN Blue will stand on stage in Sydney, Australia and the Philippines on June 1 and 15, respectively. We are currently working on adding Europe and the Americas [to the tour] as well.”
This is the first time CN Blue will be hitting up Australia. CN Blue will kick off the tour in Taiwan on April 6, before traveling to Singapore on April 13, Thailand on May 4, Hong Kong on May 11 and returning to Seoul for two shows on May 25 and 26.
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