12 Jun '11, 4am

K-POP groups hold first concert in Paris: PARIS - FIVE South Korean pop bands held their first concert in Paris

PARIS - FIVE South Korean pop bands held their first concert in Paris on Friday, making a successful debut on the European stage in front of more than 7,000 eager fans. Popular acts TVXQ, Girls' Generation, Super Junior, SHINee and f(x) put on a three-hour performance at Le Zenith de Paris concert hall, singing a total of 44 songs for the fans, who had come from all parts of Europe, including France, Spain, Italy and Poland. About 100 teenage fans spent the night outside the concert hall on Thursday, while more than 1,000 people crowded outside the hall five hours prior to the start of the show. Even rain was not enough to drive away fans who stood waiting for the concert to start as they sang Korean pop songs and danced to their music. 'I started liking K-pop because of my daughters,' said a father, who had come with his two teenage girls, one of whom had injured her leg ...

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