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This weekend (27 & 28th), idol groups concert competition will unfold in Seoul Olympic Park.
By then, popular girl group SNSD and idol group representative SS501 will held their Concerts during these 2 days at Seoul Olympic Park Fencing Stadium and Gymnastics respectively. Scheduled on same timing and nearby location, the competition of the Korea Boys and Girls group representatives, attracted the eye balls of many.
SNSD released their 2nd album ‘Oh!’ in January this year, engulfing the entire music circle, and is leading in the music circle. Since last year, SS501 started their Asia Tour Concert activities in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and many other Asia countries, strengthening their hallyu star position and image, after these concert, they are even more active. Therefore it is expected to be an intense competition.
Both SNSD and SS501’s concert this time mark the beginning and ending of hallyu wave, each bringing a significant meaning.
This concert will be a starting point for SNSD to officially advance to the Asia market, holding their Asia Tour Concert in various Asia countries.
On 23 February, SNSD Management company SM Entertainment revealed: “In order to thank the passion of their fans from last year’s first solo concert, we have prepare this concert with extra elements. Expects to see the members showing their personal charm on stage.”
As for SS501, this concert will be an end for their Persona Asia Tour which began since last yr end. Thanks to the popularity of Hallyu star Kim Hyun Joong who acted in KBS2TV ‘Boys over Flower’, SS501 increase their status and image in Asia region. This concert will present a final ending of the Asia Tour Concert to their Korean fans. Few hundreds of oversea fans have also travelled to Seoul to watch their concert.
SS501 management company DSP said: “While concentrating on Asia activity, more or less we would neglect the local fans. They have prepared some surprised activities to thank their fans’ unwavering love.