[news] SS2 in Shanghai was a success

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Korean idol group Super Junior successfully wrapped up their concert in Shanghai, according to their agency on Monday.

“THE 2nd ASIA TOUR ‘SUPER SHOW 2′ in Shanghai”, held at a fully-packed Pudong Yuanshen Sports Center on October 18, was attended by 12,000 fans, SM Entertainment said in a press release.

The concert featured their hit songs including “U”, “Don’t Don”, “Sorry Sorry”, performances by the group’s sub-units — Super Junior-K.R.Y, Super Junior-T, Super Junior-M — and solo performances by individual members.

The idol group sang a total of 36 songs, including a parody of “Gee”, a hit song by K-pop girl band Girls’ Generation.

“It has been about a year since we came to Shanghai, and we are glad and grateful that our Chinese fans have been so welcoming,” the idol group was quoted as saying. “We ask for your great hopes and support for the rest of the Asia Tour.”

Super Junior’s concert was also the official opening performance for the 11th Shanghai International Art Festival, a major event hosted by China’s Ministry of Culture. The festival, which runs til November 18, features 55 art performances from all over the world in theater, dance and exhibition.

The boy band received a medal of appreciation from the city of Shanghai for their participation in the festival and for their contribution in the cultural exchange between Korea and China.

Super Junior, composed of 13 members, has been one of the most popular K-pop acts in Asia since their debut in 2005.

Reporter : Lynn Kim lynn2878@asiae.co.kr
Editor : Jessica Kim jesskim@asiae.co.kr

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