Boy group Seventeen extends financial help to Kumamoto earthquake victims?

By Dianne Sencil / 2017.01.08
South Korean boy group Seventeen during the press conference at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) at Asia-World Expo in Hong Kong.

 South Korean boy group Seventeen was recently reported to have secretly extended a total cash donation of 1,000,000 KRW to the victims of the earthquake in Kumamoto, the capital city Kumamoto Prefecture in Kyushu, Japan.

The group’s kindness was discovered at a recent broadcast by KBS which shows the list of the donations at the Sharing Hope Foundation, one of the non-government organizations which facilitates assistance for the victims of the earthquake in Kumamoto. However, according to reports, some fans still have doubts if it was really Seventeen who extended the help as no confirmation was released from the band’s side. If the reports were true, their donations could sum up to US$ 980.

Seventeen has recently released the choreography music video for their latest single “Highlight”. In the video, the members looked dapper and handsome in their neat suits as they show off their sick dance move under the flashing lights which sychronizes with the beat if the song.

“Highlight” is one of the featured track from the group’s latest album titled “Going Seventeen”. The record is composed of 8 songs which included “Beautiful (Mix Unit)”, “Boom Boom”, and “Smiling Flower”.

Meanwhile, the group has recently appeared in the latest episode of the SBS’ popular music program “Inkigayo”. Aside from them, KPop groups AOA, Akdong Musician, VARSITY, Cosmic Girls, BOLPPALGAN4, Big Bang, who won as the first placer of the show with their song “FXXK IT”, and many more were also present in the show, All KPop reports.

Seventeen, also known as SVT, made their official debut in the entertainment industry in 2015 under the management of talent agency Pledis Entertainment. It is made up of 13 members namely
S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi, DK, Mingyu, The8, Seungkwan, Vernon, and Dino 

Check out the choreography music video of Seventeen’s latest single “Highlight” here!

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