SINGAPORE, 28 September 2018 – Popular Girls’ Generation member and Award-Winning Korean drama actress IM YOONA, professionally known as YOONA, was back in Singapore for her first Official Fan Meet at Zepp@BIGBOX.
The ‘YOONA FANMEETING TOUR, So Wonderful Day #Story_1 kicked off in Seoul, Korea in May 2018 has since taken place successfully in Bangkok-Thailand, Tokyo and Osaka in Japan, as well as Hong Kong before it finally made its way to Singapore.
The highly-anticipated fan meet was attended by over 2000 passionate SONES (name of YOONA fans) from Singapore and the neighbouring countries who were treated to a memorable and unforgettable evening with the charming Hallyu (read: Korean Wave) Goddess.
The iconic Korean pop artiste serenaded the audience with her successful singles ‘When The Wind Blows’, ‘To You’ and ‘Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway’. She also shared updates about her personal life, including her excitement for her upcoming action film project ‘EXIT’ and also treated fans to specially prepared and exclusive photos not yet released to the public which revealed some insights to her daily life, including her travels, behind-the-scenes at work and her passion about food.
Some lucky SONES even got to enjoy an up close and personal engagement with YOONA when they were selected to go on stage to play interactive games with their idol. Winners were presented prizes personally by YOONA. One of the prizes and a highlight of the evening was YOONA learning and preparing ‘rojak’, a local delicacy, for two of the lucky winners.
At the end of the intimate fan meet, YOONA took the opportunity to express her gratitude to fans for their unwavering support and left them with heartfelt messages.
IM YOONA, professionally known as YOONA, is a South Korean pop idol active under popular girl group Girls’ Generation under SM Entertainment. Famed for her pure beauty and innocent charm, YOONA is an iconic Korean pop artiste often referred to as a Hallyu (read: Korean Wave) goddess in the Korean entertainment industry.
YOONA has gone on to release several successful solo singles such as ‘To You’, ‘Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway’ and ‘When The Wind Blows’. Outside of her musical career, YOONA has received tremendous recognition in her work as an actress. Her work as a leading actress includes ‘Confidential Assignment’, ‘You Are My Destiny’, ‘Cinderella Man’, ‘Love Rain’, ‘Prime Minister and I’, ‘THE K2’ and ‘The King in Love’. She also participated in Chinese mega project drama ‘God of War Zhao Yun’ which garnered over ten billion online views. YOONA recently completed her variety show stint in Lee Hyori’s ‘Hyori’s Homestay’.
A popular icon that has garnered lots of love and support by fans worldwide, YOONA along with her girl group Girls’ Generation was among the few groups of artistes named by the Korean Cultural Contents Agency in 2015 as the most influential artistes to impact the Hallyu Wave over the past 20 years. In 2016, YOONA has created a record of the highest online live viewers in Weibo Live Chat for a Korean artiste with a total of 20.41 million viewers last year.
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