U-KISS To Share Stage With Shakira For ′Evento 40′
U-KISS will be the first Asian group to perform in Colombia’s biggest Central and South America pop concert.
A rep from U-KISS’ agency NH Media met with enews on April 17 and revealed, “In May, U-KISS will be the first singer from Asia to appear in Colombia for its 2012 Evento 40, which is Central and South America’s biggest pop concert.”
This year will mark the eight anniversary of Evento 40 and the concert is expected to draw over 50,000 spectators. Moreover, U-KISS will share the stage with Colombia’s very own and world-famous pop star, Shakira.
Evento 40 will be a two-day event from May 11-12 and will include a press conference, as well as many performances. Besides Shakira and U-KISS, 15 other groups from the United States, Central and South America will also participate in Evento 40. In addition, the pop concert will air on Colombia’s largest private broadcast network (Caracol TV Principales) as well as in various Central and South American countries.
U-KISS members said, “We are grateful to appear as the K-Pop representative to such a big event. We heard that K-Pop is growing in popularity in South America these days. Although this will be our first visit to Colombia, we will make sure to spread the K-Pop virus in Colombia and Central and South America as Asia’s representative singers.”
Meanwhile, U-KISS will release its new mini-album Doradora on April 25 and appear on Mnet’s M Countdown Hello Japan at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan on the same day. In addition to U-KISS, M Countdown Hello Japan will also feature MBLAQ, FT Island, Supernova, miss A, 4Minute, SISTAR, A Pink, Dynamic Duo, John Park, Busker Busker, Yoon Mirae and Tiger JK.
Photo credit: NH Media
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