Korean idol band CNBLUE’s Lee Jonghyun at the Hong Kong legs of their 1st world tour “2013 BLUE MOON World Tour,” held at Asia World Expo Arena in Hong Kong on May 10 and 11, 2013. [FNC Entertainment]
Korean idol band CNBLUE’s Lee Minhyuk at the Hong Kong legs of their 1st world tour “2013 BLUE MOON World Tour,” held at Asia World Expo Arena in Hong Kong on May 10 and 11, 2013. [FNC Entertainment]
CNBLUE showed their sophisticated skills and talent during the concert, proving true to their name as Hallyu stars that get enthusiastic cheer by fans.
There were no fancy synchronized dance moves for CNBLUE to show since they are a band but the four members showed no sign of exhaustion, keeping a steady flow during the show with not a moment of rest. They didn’t even change their costumes once except for when they came back on stage for an encore.
Their singing skills and performance was flawless – focusing on exuding their rock spirits in the early stages of the concert then turning to passionately connect with fans through their hit songs such as “Love Light,” “I’m a Loner” and “Intuition” starting midway.
The group seemed overcome with emotions, continuously shouting “I love Hong Kong!,” and, “Hong Kong, are you ready?” throughout the show and the audience of 7,000 were moved by such words.
It was the two-hour show that made beat the hearts of both the ones on stage and the people who cheered and shouted out for them.
Korean idol band CNBLUE at the Hong Kong legs of their 1st world tour “2013 BLUE MOON World Tour,” held at Asia World Expo Arena in Hong Kong on May 10 and 11, 2013. [FNC Entertainment]
Curiosity #1 How much for a concert to CNBLUE?
10. According to their agency FNC Entertainment, the ticket price to their Hong Kong shows on May 10 and 11 costs some 160,000 Korean Won [approx 143 US Dollars]. Depending on the seats, they ranged from a minimum 880 Hong Kong dollars [approx 113 US Dollars] to maximum 1,480 Hong Kong dollars [approx 190 US Dollars].
Curiosity #2 Which celebrities went to CNBLUE’s concert?
10. According to their agency FNC Entertainment, Chinese singer-and-songwriter Pakho Chau, Hong Kong singer and actor Ella Koon and Hong Kong singer-songwriter Phil Lam were there.
Curiosity #3 When did CNBLUE begin to gain popularity in Hong Kong?
10. According to Andy Leung from Warner Music, they came into the limelight through their appearance in Korean dramas. Leung pointed out their musical genre, rock, as the main reason for their steady popularity. Based on the high preference for rock music among Hong Kong locals, CNBLUE differentiated themselves from other idol groups as a rock band, appealing with their relatively manly and mature atmosphere. He added that CNBLUE’s newest album “Re: BLUE” was No. 1 for 16 weeks on the country’s biggest music website HMV Hong Kong’s chart.
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