Popular K-pop boy band JYJ will open a massive annual festival in Seoul late this month for its local and Japanese fan clubs, the group’s management agency said Wednesday.
The trio has held the “JYJ Membership Week” expo annually in the capital city for free since 2012 to better communicate with their fans, drawing more than 20,000 people each year from home and abroad.
This year’s event, the third of its kind, is scheduled for July 31-Aug. 3 at the COEX convention center in southern Seoul, according to C-Jes Entertainment.
During the expo themed “All about JYJ music,” visitors can see videos and photos as well as some 600 stage costumes of the group and a set from the filming of the video of the group’s latest album, the company said.
About 20,000 randomly chosen fan club members, including 3,000 from Japan, are expected to attend the free event, the agency said.
Source: Yonhap News
[NEWS] JYJ Holds Third Annual Membership Week This Summer
JYJ will heat things up this summer as the group holds their third annual membership week from July 31 to August 3.
According to C-Jes Entertainment on July 16, JYJ will hold the “2014 JYJ Membership Week” at COEX Halls C & D in Samsung-dong, Seoul for four days starting July 31 to August 3. It is a free event that allows the group to meet their fans and converse with them.
Under the theme “Everything of JYJ’s Music,” the third annual event that started in 2012 is to be held at a 16,500 sq/m space wherein fans can see various exhibits including a “dress room” with about 600 of the group’s costumes from their music videos, previous concerts, and performances will be displayed and a “set room” which contains the set from their new album’s music video.
The annual event is received positively for the new direction that it takes in order to showcase hallyu contents.
In its first staging in 2012, a total of 22,000 fans participated in the event and 7,024 Japanese fans flew to Korea only to attend the “JYJ Membership Week.” This year, an estimated 20,000 fans including 3,000 Japanese fans are expected to attend the event.
In other news, JYJ will be making their official comeback this summer with a new album. The group will also be holding the first leg of their Asian tour on August 9 in Seoul.