26 Sep '11, 4am

S. Korean star Rain will be placed at a military unit in Gyeonggi Province to receive basic training

S. Korean star Rain will be placed at a military unit in Gyeonggi Province to receive basic training

By Claire Lee The Korea Herald/Asia News Network Monday, Sep 26, 2011 Rain on Sunday finished his last nation-wide concert tour ahead of entering military service on Oct. 11. The last set of concerts, titled "Rain the Best Show," was held at the Gymnastics Stadium in Olympic Park, Seoul on Saturday and Sunday, each attracting more than 10,000 fans. Prior to the Seoul concerts, the hallyu star announced on Friday that he will be placed at a military unit in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Province, next month, to receive basic training for his 22-month-long mandatory military service. The K-pop entertainer said he does not know where he will be placed after basic training. Rain, whose real name is Jung Ji-hoon, is considered one of the most successful Korean celebrities both at home and abroad. The 29-year-old has released seven albums and 19 singles since his debut in 2002. He also de...

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