[Maeil Business Star Today Park Se-yeon]
Boy group BTS opened the solo concert in Saudi Arabia for the first time as a first non-arab singer, and crossed the border to create a historic moment with fans from all over the world.
BTS held ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF’ tour concert at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 11 (local time). On the day, nearly 30,000 people kept in tune.
This concert was the first solo performance held by BTS in the Middle East and attracted attention from all over the world before the concert started in Saudi Arabia for the first time as a foreign singer.
The show began with “Dionysus,” which was eye-catching with a gorgeous set and intense performance. BTS sang 24 songs in total remixed ‘Not Today’, ‘Best Of Me’, ‘Boy With Luv’, ‘IDOL’, ‘FAKE LOVE’ and ‘MIC Drop’ including solo songs by members.
Fans with the concert cheered on the hot stage of BTS with big shouts and singing together. The wave of BTS cheering “Amibam” was followed by surfing and singing in Korean adding to the enthusiasm of the three-hour performance. BTS responded to the enthusiasm of Saudi fans by telling their appreciation and greetings in Arabic in the intervals of the concert..
In addition, the Saudi Arabia Stadium concert was broadcast live through Naver V Live. Fans from all over the world watched BTS stages in each country and shared their historical moments.
BTS successfully completed this concert in Saudi Arabia. “Today is a festival for fans who have been waiting for a long time. Thanks to Ami for creating this incredible moment. I know how much they love and support us from afar. I will not forget this stage today and keep it forever. I would also like to thank fans all over the world who have enjoyed this show live. ”
Meanwhile BTS will hold ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF [THE FINAL]’ at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul on 26th, 27th and 29th, and this will be the grand finale of the end of the LOVE YOURSELF tour that started in August last year.
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