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SNSD to attend Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Concert on Oct 7

August 26, 2011

The Korea Tourism Organization Kangwon-Do Promotion Office will be holding a Kpop concert on October 7th at the Alpensia ski resort in Pyeongchang at 7 pm.

The hosts are expecting an estimated attendance of 10,000 Korean fans and 2,000 fans from foreign countries such as Japan, China, Taiwan and various countries in Asia, America, and Europe to fill around 120,000 seats at the concert venue.

The organizers, who are looking forward to the concert, stated, “It will be meaningful to have a Hallyu concert in countryside rather than in the city. Since many foreign fans will come to the event, it will probably have a positive effect on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.”

Currently, the lineup for the concert consists of SNSD, Super Junior, Infinite, BouHwal, Kim GunMo and Baek ChungGang.

The concert will be free and the specifics about the distributions of the tickets are not decided yet.

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[UPDATED] SNSD to attend historic choir event for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bid

May 14, 2011

As part of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bidding effort, a huge ‘National Choir’ event will be held in Seoul, Pyeongchang and New York.

On May 3rd, World Harmony officials said that the ’2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Bid National Choir’ event will be held for 2 hours starting from 7pm KST on May 14th at Seoul Plaza, Pyeongchang Alpensia Ski Jumping Park and New York simultaneously.

2,018 people will be participating at the event in Seoul and Pyeonchang. In New York, participation from a choir group of about 200 members is also expected. The participation of the 2,018 people in Korea marks the year 2018.

The three choir groups in Seoul, Pyeongchang and New York are connected via multivision and will be conducted by Jung MyungHoon in Seoul Plaza. Choir group in Seoul will be performing ‘Triumphal March’ from the opera ‘Aida’ and Korea’s folk song while choir group in Pyeongchang will be singing ‘Pyeongchang’s Dream’ and ‘Why We Sing’. Choir group in New York on the other hand, will be singing ‘I Have A Dream’, etc. At the end of the event, the choirs will be singing ‘Symphonic Fantasia Korea’ and ‘Arirang’ together with the public.

This event will also be attended by famous singers such as SNSD, CN Blue, In SoonI, etc and sport stars such as Lee SangHwa, Lee JungSoo, Song ShiBaek, Kwak YoonGi, Hwang YoungJo, etc. World Harmony official said, “We plan to get this large choir event into the Guiness Book of Records”.


UPDATE 1: SNSD’s ‘Hoot’ and ‘Gee’ performances

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