K-Pop show in Malaysia called off

6 November 2012 / 3 years 11 months ago

Source: The Star/Asia News NetworkPhoto: TNPPETALING JAYA - The K-Pop Storm concert, billed to be the biggest in Malaysia with nine South Korean pop groups and headlined by boy band SHINee, has been cancelled.Its South Korean organiser Happy Entertainment called off the show scheduled to be held today at Sunway Lagoon after South Korean radio station WBS, which initiated the concert, pulled out of the event following a disagreement between the two parties."[The show] has to be postponed, as the problem cannot be solved on time. The concert can no longer go on as planned. Details will be announced after the internal meeting with all parties," Happy Entertainment said in a statement, adding that ticket holders would get a full refund.It added that the procedure, venue, date and time for the refund of purchased tickets would be disclosed on its official Facebook page at facebook.com/kpopstorm.Despite Happy Entertainment's insistence that the show has been postponed to next year, TicketCharge stated on its website that the show had indeed been cancelled and would advise ticket purchasers as to their refund.Meanwhile, on the WBS website, the drama is far more intense.The radio station declared that they had terminated the deal with Happy Entertainment as of Nov 1 due to a "breach of contract".The cancellation has sparked an uproar among fans as hundreds continue to flood the official Facebook page with angry comments and disappointment over the late announcement."Thanks for ruining my day, I appreciate your effort on these days but I just lost my trust on you guys," posted Iwin Yeong.The K-Pop Storm concert was supposed to feature SHINee, No Brain, U-Kiss, Teen Top, Block B, Girls Day, DalShabet, D-Unit and The Gwangdae.

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