If you've been scouring the internet for clues on how to catch a glimpse of ARASHI, here's the answer. The official ARASHI Facebookreleased the news —entry to the free-admission event will be by balloting.
To take part in Sunday's fan meet in Singapore, you'd have to fill in a form at this link. Fans have to input their particulars and a message to ARASHI in Japanese or English.
This will be the first time ARASHI is visiting Singapore as a group.
For the celebration of ARASHI’s 20th anniversary, the five-man band will be visiting fans in four cities: Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok and Taipei.
The J-pop group announced the tour ata press conference on Nov 3. Twenty years ago, the band released their debut album on Nov 3.
The good news didn't end there.
The band also opened official social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok, Facebook and Chinese microblogging site Weibo.
All of the group's single releases and their latest single 'Turning Up' was made available on KKBOX.
“We want our fans to enjoy our songs anytime,” said Matsumoto Jun, one of the members.
“Creating an environment that enables people to enjoy music anywhere in the world was a dream of Mr Johnny Kitagawa,” he added. Johnny Kitagawa isthe founder of talent agency Johnny & Associates and he died in July aged 87.
This is an unprecedented move.ARASHI is the first music act under Johnny & Associates to release songs online globally. The major Japanese talent agency is known to be extremely strict when it comes to exposure on the internet.
It's a bittersweet moment of fans. Fans will finally be able to see ARASHI outside of Japan, but the band announced it will be going on an indefinite hiatus from Dec 2020.
Stay tuned to KKBOX for our coverage of the ARASHI press conference in Singapore.
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