[Maeil Business Newspaper Park Se-yeon]
The group TWICE successfully finished their performance in Asia of the 2019 World Tour and will start on a tour of North America, including Los Angeles.
TWICE has successfully completed tours of three Asian regions, including Bangkok on 15th June (local time), Manila on 29th June and Singapore on 13th July. They were with a total of 28,000 fans, including 8,000 in Bangkok and 10,000 in Manila and Singapore, respectively.
TWICE previously kicked off its 2019 world tour “TWICE WORLD TOUR 2019 “TWICELIGHTS” at the KSPO DOME in Songpa-gu, Seoul on 25th and 26th May
Since then, each region, from Bangkok to Manila and Singapore, they have been met with local fans, giving off TWICE’s colorful appeal and receiving heated cheers.
They presented colorful performances by performing the previous hits, new songs prepared in a remix version and performances by the units of Sana-Dahyun-Tzuyu, Momo-Jihyo, Nayeon-Jeongyeon-Mina-Chaeyeong, etc. They also thanked their fans in the language of each region, expressing gratitude toward the local “ONCE(official fans’ name of TWICE).”
In particular, the Singapore performance was staged by eight members, except Mina, who has recently been unable to participate in the tour due to health reasons.
The members expressed their feelings about the Singapore stage at the end of the concert, regretting Mina’s vacancy and shedding tears. “We miss Mina a lot. TWICE shines, even more, when the nine members are together,” they said, wishing Mina well-being and return.
After finishing their performance in Asia, TWICE will start its North American tour with a performance at the LA The Forum on 17th.
Following LA, they will hold relay performances in Mexico City on 19th, Newark on 21th and Chicago on 23th.
In particular, the upcoming performance adds meaning to TWICE’s solo tour.
This is because this stage will be the first solo tour of North America since their debut. People are expected that local fans will be able to experience TWICE’s charms in person at the concert. After the North American tour, they will perform in Kuala Lumpur on 17th August.
Prior to this, TWICE will release their fourth Japanese single “HAPPY HAPPY” and fifth single “Breakthrough” on 17th and 24th July.
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