Music

Girls' Generation `Phantasia in Bangkok' concert a resounding success

By J. Cordova / 2016.02.04
Girls' Generation strike a pose after a performance.

The concert of popular Korean all-girl group Girls' Generation in Bangkok, Thailand was a resounding success.

Fan sites and social media accounts of some of the members of the group, also known as SNSD, depicted an ecstatic concert audience. Dubbed as "GIRLS' GENERATION 4th TOUR - Phantasia - in BANGKOK," the highly anticipated event ran for two days in January at Bangkok's IMPACT Arena.

The Bangkok concert leg drew more than 20,000 audiences and the local fans held up banners and LED finger lights that spelled out "PARTY," International NBT News reported. "Party" is also the name of the group's summer track which topped Korean music charts in 2015.

The Girls' Generation members sang and swayed to their hit singles, including their debut single "Into the New World," plus the songs "Gee," "Lion Heart," Mr. Mr." and more. The girl group also performed as subunits, delighting their respective fans.

Girls' Generation performed in 2012 and then in 2014 in Bangkok, packing the concert venues with thrilled fans. During the recent Bangkok event, fans held up a signage to mark Girls' Generation member Sooyoung's. birthday in February.

The Girls' Generation concert tour will head to Shanghai, China next.

The all-female group that showcases electropop music had much reason to celebrate a fruitful 2015, as their fifth album "Lion Heart" soared in music charts.

Moreover, the K-pop artists' Japan concert leg attracted 50,000 fans at the Tokyo Dome and posted a record-breaking number of over 55,000 in attendees in Japan, IMKPOP reported.

The K-pop singing group has held concerts in other major Asian cities, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei and Seoul since 2011.

In other news, the individual members of the girl group continue to showcase their talents. Kim Tae Yeon just released her single "Rain" and dropped the music video this February, while Kim Hyo Yeon will play Sophie in Korea's adaptation of the musical play "Mamma Mia."

Girls' Generation has experienced its set of challenges, just like in 2014 when former member Jessica Jung confirmed that she will no longer be part of the group. The other eight members carried on and focused on their concert performances.

Watch a clip of the Girls' Generation during the recent concert in Bangkok:

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