On October 14th, U-Kiss' Soohyun attended the press conference for the ’2011 Asia Song Festival‘, where he revealed the plans for U-Kiss’ Japanese promotions.
Soohyun said, ”We plan to officially begin Japanese promotions in
January. We’ll aim to appeal with our friendly charms, and we hope that
our Japanese fans will forward to it.”
He continued, “Truthfully, the fact that we are sharing
the ‘Asia Song Festival’ stage with famous Japanese singers makes me
nervous. We will show a good image as a representative artist of Korea.”
Soohyun also spoke about his condition after being diagnosed with a vocal cord nodule. ”I’m
currently taking medicine diligently and I got an IV as well, so I am
much better. I took a long break in order to participate in the ‘Asia
Song Festival’. I will show a good image.”
U-Kiss will be sharing the stage with Japan’s electropop trio Perfume and mixed dance group AAA. China’s Zhou Bichang, Taiwan’s Peter Ho, Thailand’s Tata Young, and other famous singers will be joining them for the event as well.
The ’2011 Asia Song Festival will be opening on October 15th’ at the Daegu Stadium. Super Junior, SNSD, Lee Seung Gi, B2ST, G.NA, miss A, and U-Kiss will be taking the stage as Korea’s representative artists.
U-Kiss was selected as a PR envoy for Gangwon-do and promoted the area for free.
On the 7th, U-Kiss recorded KBS’s Music Bank and went to Chuncheon. U-Kiss members wore aprons and sold rice cakes in hot sauce and fried dishes. They also auctioned their belongings and held a guerrilla concert.
Even though Soohyun was sick, people would have never known because of his smile and hard work.
Pictures of U-Kiss members and governor Choi Moon Soon and the youngest member Dongho wearing a pink apron while cooking spicy and stir-fried chicken ribs were released online and drew a lot of attention.
After the event, U-Kiss made a great finish by tweeting they are eating chicken ribs in Chuncheon to promote the area.
Dongho of U-Kiss gave his thoughts about appearing on 2011 Asia Song Festival.
On the 14th at Daegu, U-Kiss attended the press conference as a representative of Korean artists.
Dongho stated, “I won the Rookie Of The Year Award on Asia Song Festival three years ago. I am so glad to be back and attend this event once more.”
He continued, “We, U-Kiss, are honored to perform with other famous Asian artists. I hope to attend this event every year if possible.”
Previously, U-Kiss won Rookie of the Year Award at the 5th Asia Song Festival in 2008.
U-Kiss has been invited to Asia Influential Artist that will be held at Daegu Stadium on the 15th.
Besides U-Kiss, many groups including Super Junior, SNSD, Lee Seung Gi, B2ST, G.Na, and miss A will be performing on stage. Not only that, Japanese artists Perfume, Triple A, Taiwanese singer Ha Yoon Dong, Thailand artist Ta Ta Young, and Hong Kong artist Go Ge Ki will also grace the stage.