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K-pop goes to Saudi Arabia: Super Junior, Stray Kids perform in Jeddah

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, July 12, 2019  /  06:15 pm
K-pop goes to Saudi Arabia: Super Junior, Stray Kids perform in Jeddah

Super Junior perform at the closing ceremony of the 18th Asian Games in GBK stadium, Senayan, Sept. 2, 2018. (JP/Seto Wardhana.)

South Korean boyband Super Junior is set to perform for the first time in Saudi Arabia this weekend.

The eight members of Super Junior -- Shindong, Heechul, Ryeowook, Siwon, Yesung, Donghae, Eunhyuk and Leeteuk -- will entertain their fans at the "Super Show 7S" concert at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, on Friday. Meanwhile its all-male acts' sub-units Super Junior K.R.Y., comprising Kyuhyun, Ryeowook and Yesung; and Super Junior D&E, featuring Donghae and Eunhyuk; will put on a show at Jeddah Season Festival on Saturday.

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As reported by Gulf News, fans’ enthusiasm was so great it caused the website selling tickets for the shows to crash, and all had sold out in a mere hours.

Additionally, the nine members of another popular K-pop boyband Stray Kids -- Woojin, Felix, I.N, Han, Changbin, Bang Chan, Hyunjin, Seungmin and Lee Know -- will also entertain their fans in the Middle East country for the very first time on Saturday at the same venue. (nic/kes)

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