Group JYJ will put on a ‘big caliber’ concert stage.
Gathering attention for holding a large, free fan exhibition every year, JYJ will hold a large, free concert this time. They are expected to grace ‘2014 Gangnam Hallyu Festival’ stage –to be conducted on a special stage on Yeongdongdae-ro [/street] in front of Korea Electric Power Corporation(KEPCO)– on their own for over 2 and a half hours in Samseong-dong, Seoul at 7 pm KST on October 5th.
This concert is the Seoul encore concert of JYJ’s ‘THE RETURN OF THE KING’, that is underway in parts of Asia by JYJ currently. In particular to be held for free-of-charge, it is raising expectations of fans already very much so.
In regards to the artists who are representing K-pop, JYJ; Seoul’s Gangnam-gu Office –who is sponsoring the event– is expecting 3,300 people to be arriving on that day. The number of people is 10% more than last year.
On September 14, an official of the event said, “It was not an easy decision for JYJ, who boasts ticket power, to conduct a free concert,” yet, “Their stage on that day can even be viewed as the definitive stop of their Asia tour to be held in the meantime”.
Meanwhile, continuing on with their Asia tour in Seoul, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, etc.; JYJ will proceed with a concert also in Shanghai, China on September 20.
Source: Sports Donga
Translated by: rilanna of JYJ3
Gangnam Festival is the biggest festival held in the district, and integrates a series of major festivals. The district hosts held annually this festival since 2007 to attract foreign visitors and contribute to regional economic growth.
The festival includes a Hallyu Festival (K-Pop Concert – JYJ!), Gangnam Grand Sale (up to 60% discounts at participating department stores, accommodations and concert halls), International Peace Marathon and Fashion Festival.
About 2014 Gangnam Hallyu Festival usually there’s a number of artists who perform each year, but for this year (2014), it will be only JYJ! ^__^ Since this is a free concert and open to the public. Let’s support JYJ!
[NEWS] JYJ to Hold Exclusive Street Concert for Gangnam Hallyu Festival
Heading to the streets of Yeongdeungdaero, JYJ will be showcasing an exclusive concert.
On September 15, C-JeS Entertainment stated, “Currently gaining popularity in Asia, Europe, South America, and more, JYJ will be holding an exclusive concert at Seoul′s Yeongdeungdaero on October 5. At this Gangnam Hallyu Festival, JYJ is planning on spending 2 meaningful hours with fans who love Hallyu.
The Gangnam Festival, which will hold its fourth event in 2014, is the largest festival in the Gangnam district that takes place on the first week of October every year. During this time, the event holds the ′Fashion Festival,′ the ′International Peace Marathon,′ the ′Hallyu Festival,′ and the ′Gangnam Grand Sale, bringing hallyu, fashion, and culture together and raising the brand value of Gangnam.
Through the exclusive concert at the Gangnam Hallyu Festival on Yeongdeungdaro, JYJ will provide a time where fans as well as Seoul citizens and tourists can enjoy hallyu together.
The event staff stated, “We decided to plan out this event to create a place where fans from in and outside of Korea can enjoy hallyu through this exclusive concert and JYJ, who is continuously and actively spreading hallyu.”
Meanwhile, JYJ is currently on its 2014 JYJ Asia Tour ′The Return of the King′, meeting with fans all over Asia.
[NEWS] JYJ to hold free concert on Seoul street via Korea Herald
[NEWS] JYJ to take part in local fest via Korea JoongAng Daily
[NEWS] JYJ to hold exclusive concert for Gangnam Hallyu Festival via EN Asia Today
[NEWS] JYJ to hold Hallyu concert in southern Seoul Oct. 5 via Aju News ENG
[NEWS] JYJ to hold street concert next month via KpopFighting