YUI steps forward to Asia! First overseas concert gathers 7500 enthusiastic people
Translation by kikino
Popular singer-songwriter YUI conducted her first concert overseas the 26th at Asia World Arena in Hong Kong. At the special production made for Hong Kong, 7500 fans were crazy about YUI.
When Japan was struck by the big earthquake, Hong Kong responded with aid. YUI said in gratitude: “Thank you for helping Japan”. The venue was wrapped with a warm sense of unity.
Since her second album “CAN’T BUY MY LOVE” to her latest album “HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN” she has acquired 4 first place positions in Hong Kong charts. As her popularity rises in Hong Kong, Korea and central Asia, YUI finally achieves her first step into Asia.
YUI made a new setlist for her concert in Hong Kong. Meeting local fans in the rol of dancers, they danced together on stage. At her debut song “fee my soul” they projected pictures on the screens of “Your important person” solicited previously to fans. As a surprise, a very popular comedian was invited to participate. Fans were delighted.
According to the oficial staff “Tickets were sold out faster than Avril Lavigne’s”. In such concert with the same success, not only everyone came from Hong Kong. America, Canada, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia and others fans from all over the world gathered. It hinted the highest level of interest
Furthermore, all the earnings of the charity goods sold will be donated to the areas affected by the Tohoku earthquake, through the organization Japan Platform.