Monday, 02 November 2015 16:00

Gangnam Not So Stylish

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The proposed November performance of PSY in Vietnam has gone down the drain

Despite over 2 billion views on YouTube of his infamous track, Gangnam Style, PSY, it seems, is not as popular in Vietnam as promoters would have hoped.


Set to perform in Hanoi on Nov. 20 and Ho Chi Minh City on Nov. 21 as part of the Super X Festival, the organisers have indefinitely postponed the festival because of “poor ticket sales”.


Say the organisers in a statement released on Nov. 1, so far ticket sales have not “reached expectations”.


They add: “One of the factors determining a show’s success is the care and support from the audience. After considering your response, we have decided to postpone Super X Festival. We understand your expectations and will come back with a better and more complete show.”


Promising to reimburse anyone who has already bought tickets, entrance costs would have been between VND550,000 (US$24.62) and VND3,990,000 (US$178.63). Yet this is not the first time a show headlined by a K-pop star has been canceled in Vietnam. Over the past few years, shows featuring JYJ, T-ara, and Lee Min-ho were canceled because of poor ticket sales.


This article is based on a piece originally published by Tuoi Tre

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1 comment

  • Comment Link nguyen nguyen nguyen Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:04 posted by nguyen nguyen nguyen

    2 years too late?

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