Monday, May 27, 2013

130520 TVXQ Catch Me Tour in Malaysia

TVXQ, The Rising Star that has blown away minds of K-pop fans over the recent years finally made their comeback to Malaysia after 6 years! TVXQ, which consists now only of U-know (Yunho) and Max (Changmin) gave much more than a explosive setlist of performances which were accompanied with mindblowing visuals and SFX. Cheers roared throughout the stadium as fans (also known as Cassiopeia) had patiently waited for 6 years for this very moment.

It also marked TVXQ!’s third appearance in Malaysia since the band was formed in 2003 and is their first time performing in Malaysia since briefly stepping out of the limelight 6 years ago. TVXQ!’s fan following in Malaysia has continued to grow in spite of their hiatus from the music scene, a fact made clear during the concert with many new fans joining thousands of long-time Cassiopeia as they sang and danced along to their favourite TVXQ! hits.

JPM Music collaborated with Korean companies SM Entertainment and Dream Maker Entertainment whilst also teaming up with joint presenter Magnum Live to make the concert in Malaysia possible. Authentic Korean restaurant chain DaoRae, provided specialized meals for the band’s entourage and is also offering concert ticket holders a 10% discount when they dine at the Solaris, Mont Kiara outlet anytime in May.

For more information, please log on to for details. Email to for any enquiry or call +603-77128690 for details.  You can register yourself at to get the latest concert updates too.

Thursday, May 16, 2013


 TVXQ! “Catch Me” World Tour, Live in Malaysia, 18 May 2013

Kuala Lumpur, 15 May 2013 – Kuala Lumpur shall soon welcome the return of ‘K-Pop royalty’, TVXQ!, the biggest alternative Korean pop band in Asia. With the performance they’ve all been waiting for just around the corner, Malaysian Cassiopeia are brimming with excitement – and rightly so! TVXQ! ‘Catch Me’ Live World Tour concert organiser, JPM Music, has now been joined by the band’s production crew (all the way from South Korea) and are in the process of building the stage that will be unlike any other stage used in TVXQ’s Asian tour so far.

More than RM1.5 million has been invested in the development of this stage which is specially designed for the Malaysian fans to enjoy an intimate concert experience. The layout of the stage and audience seating allows a great number of fans to feel that they are getting up-close-and-personal with Max and U-Know as they rock the stadium with their electrifying dance moves and soulful sounds.

This performance will mark TVXQ!’s third appearance in Malaysia since the band was formed in 2003 and it is also their first time performing in Malaysia after an absence of 6 years. Their break from the limelight has not left the group’s following to diminish and in fact, their fan base in Malaysia has continued to grow over the years. So whilst many of the thousands attending the concert this weekend will be long time followers of TVXQ!, there will also be many new fans who have been won over by the boys’ previous successes and earlier music.

Fans attending the concert which will be held at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam on 18th May 2013, are advised to take note that the concert time has been changed to 6.00pm. For those who are still keen but have yet to make arrangements - tickets are available (but in limited supply) and there’s just 3 days left before the big day so don’t miss out!

Tickets are available to purchase through  and all official outlet of Rock corner.

For more information, please log on to or visit the official JPM Music Facebook page Email to for any enquiry of tickets or call +603-77128690 (Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm) for details.  You can register yourself at to get the latest concert updates too.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

121123 VIXX and Nu'est at Shout Awards Press Conference

 Shout! Awards 2012 is exclusively organised by local network broadcasting channel, 8TV. The purpose of the event is to give recognition to the people who have impacted the Malaysian music, TV, film and radio industry each year with their creativity and breakthroughs. Along with the announced line-up artists, it was recently confirmed both of the rookie groups, VIXX and NU’EST, will make their first appearance in Malaysia for the show as guest performers.

 K-pop's recent rookie groups VIXX and Nu'est came to Malaysia as highlights to 8TV Shout Award's international acts. They also held a Press Conference in the morning at Doubletree Hilton KL before the award show. Here's a short summary on what went on during VIXX and Nu'est's first vist to Malaysia. would also like to take this opportunity to thank 8TV for media access to the press conference as well as the event respectively.

Both groups started with a slight introduction before answering to a QNA session with the media. Check out photos and a short intro on the groups below!

5 Member boy group Nu'est (known from being pledis ent's new male group and also somewhat known as the male counterpart of Hello Venus) graced the floor with their pretty boy looks and cool hairstyles.
They debuted with Face and came back with Action, known for their pop x dubstep hits, these boys really know how to make an impression when performing. Member Minhyun also made a cameo in Orange Caramel's Shanghai Romance MV! do you remember?

VIXX is a 6 member boy band under Jellyfish Ent. and all members were previously on Mnet's reality program, Mydol so this group is pretty new in the industry but had already gained popularity worldwide for their really catchy songs and quirky personalities.

Members of the media got themselves a little personal during the QNA session as there was a few precious moments held with the idols themselves. Overall we did get all the answers that were needed.

Malaysia was definitely a new experience for Nu'est and VIXX as this was a rare chance for a new group like them to go on an overseas promotion. They had also previously attended showcases and concerts in the US as well.
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Nu'est member Aron answers questions in English!
Member Ren is known for his feminine looks.
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Ken from 6 member boy group VIXX giving an introduction.
VIXX's rapper Ravi is easily remembered by his unique indian name. *laughs*
Were you readers at the Shout Awards too? Bet you guys had tons of fun!! We hope VIXX and Nu'est would return to Malaysia again!!
Stay tuned for more event coverage from!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

121110 ZE:A Showcase In Malaysia

ZE:A held their very own showcase in Malaysia last month, preparing a special stage for their Malaysian fans. The showcase was held at Kenanga Wholesale City KL and at the unusually prompt timing of 7.30pm! The whole floor was enthralled as an amazing intro VCR was played before the showcase. Fans were enticed with happiness as ZE:A performed all their greatest hits such as body to body, All day long, Hearts for 2 , Aftermath, Mazeltov that very night. They also had a more personal session with ZE:A as there were game sessions and more! Check out pictures of the event below!

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Member Dongjun and Siwan.
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Dance pose by ZE:A after an explosive dance performance.
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ZE:A played games and answered questions from the emcee as part of the stage interactions.
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Lucky fans got themselves shirts signed by ZE:A on stage!
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Cheerful member Hyunsik was touched when a cake was presented to him on stage as it was his birthday.
ZE:A performed a total of 11 songs that night which was well worth in my opinion it in value to the ticket pricing.  The showcase was a huge success as fans got the very best from ZE:A that night. We hope the boys would make a comeback to Malaysia as soon as possible! For more pictures from the event, click here.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

121110 ZE:A Press Conference In Malaysia

Like A Phoenix~ ZE:A makes their prompt return back to Malaysia again after receiving a much more heartwarming welcome than their previous visit to host a Showcase in the heart of KL! The showcase was held at Kenanga Wholesale City and I had the opportunity to attend both the Press Conference and Showcase all thanks to organizer (Jazzy Group of Companies) that gave me media access and for bringing ZE:A back to Malaysian grounds as well.

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Popular member Kwanghee speaking about the visit.
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 They prepared a lot things specially for their Malaysian fans to make it more special and memorable.
They also said that they were very grateful that the fans were much more supportive and enthusiastic this time around. For more photos on the Press Conference, be sure to click here! Stay tuned to the next post for coverage on the showcase!

Monday, November 26, 2012

121003 T-ARA Showcase In Malaysia

As posted in the previous post, T-ARA made their very first visit to Malaysia for a showcase here! Set to perform big hits such as Roly Poly, Lovey Dovey, Day by Day and more, Malaysian Queens (T-ARA fans) were more than excited as this day finally came to a close. Thousands and thousands made their way to Menara PGRM (Venue for the showcase) and to my surprise, the event started punctually at 8.30PM!

A HUGE crowd showed up despite a controversy T-ARA recently had regarding a member change, company treatment issues, and more. Queens from Japan, Indonesia and more flew all the way from their homelands just to catch this much anticipated concert! I was happy to see so many supportive and enthusiastic fans that night.

Below is the setlist for the night so take a look! 

Antipation ensues throughout the venue as fans are eager to see new member Ahreum perform together with T-ARA! It's also such a treat for the fans as there were many interaction and intimate moments T-ARA shared with the fans that night too.

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Hyomin and Jiyeon's cute fanservice!
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Lucky ones chosen for a personal game session on stage.
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A lucky winner with member Soyeon!
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Soyeon also celebrated her birthday with fans that night.
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T-ARA's first visit to Malaysia, was it worth the wait?
Malaysian queens enjoyed the very best of T-ARA that night as they closed with a high five session up on the stage only for the VVIP ticket holders! 

Till the very end, We all say,
 We can't wait to see you again T-ARA!

Sunday, November 18, 2012

121003 T-ARA Press Conference In Malaysia

Last month, Girl Group T-ARA came down to Malaysia for a showcase. I was given the chance to attend the Press Conference for the event so here's what went down at the Press Conference that was held in JW Marriot Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. I would also like to take this oppertunity to thank Jazzy Group of Companies for inviting me to the respective events.

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CCM's Girl Group - T-ARA

T-ARA answered all the questions forwarded by the Emcee while it was conducted as a general QNA session.

Q : Is this the first time for T-ARA to be in Malaysia?
A : (Eunjung) Yes, as a group, but for me this would be my second time. I have been here for a MBC “We Got Married” recording for a ‘honeymoon’.
Q : How was the ‘honeymoon’?
A : (Eunjung) It was very sweet and Malaysian people are so kind and they welcome me so much, and this time as well so many fans come to welcome us.
Q : Did you know that there are a lot of great foods in Malaysia? Have you tried anything yet?
A : We don’t really get the time to try Malaysian food, but after today’s showcase we’re going to try Malaysia food definitely.
Q : How many songs are you guys going to perform for tonight’s showcase?
A : We’re going to perform 7 songs. It’ll be great if everyone can come to our showcase tonight. We have a language barrier; we’re Korean and you’re Malaysian, but we will try to speak in English on stage as much as we can.
Q : We saw your showcase earlier in Jeju Island, Hongkong and now Malaysia, what is your motivation to sing the same songs again and again?
A : Actually, before we go on stage, we dance to the song so many times and practice hard. Sometimes we’re tired, but when we see fans cheering and supporting us, that’s the happiest moment for us and we aren’t tired anymore
Q : What do you expect from Malaysian fans tonight?
A : It’s going to be a very great time with Malaysia fans and we hope they will have fun with us and enjoy our showcase.
Q : There are a lot of Kpop idols recently, how is T-ARA able to maintain so popular?
A : We always to try our best, not to be sexy or pretty, but to be more friendly towards fans.

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Take a look below to see's photos of the Press Conference!

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Member Jiyeon
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Member Park Soyeon

For more photos, be sure to check them out @ my flickr account! Stay tuned to more K-pop event coverage coming soon by!