2011 Girls' Generation Asia Tour
|2011 Girls' Generation Asia Tour|
|Asia tour by Girls' Generation|
|Start date||July 23, 2011|
|End date||February 12, 2012|
|Shows||2 in South Korea
3 in Taiwan
2 in Singapore
1 in Hong Kong
1 in Thailand
9 in total
|Girls' Generation tour chronology|
2011 Girls' Generation Asia Tour is the second concert tour by South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. The concert tour kicked off in Seoul and continued in Taipei and Singapore. Girls' Generation performed their first ever concert in Hong Kong on January 15, 2012.
The tour was announced by SM Entertainment in June 2011. The tickets for the tour went on sale on June 7, 2011 on Gmarket. The concert takes approximately three hours. The Singapore concert production cost S$1.8 million said by the organizers Running Into The Sun (RITS) and Conceptual. The concert will feature the standard massive LED screens and lasers as well as new elements like trapezes and two custom-built stages with three walkways between them.
The Seoul concert was attended by Super Junior, f(x), A Pink, 4MEN, Davichi’s Kang Minkyung, as well as Kim Soo-hyun, Kim Ah-joong, Jung Ryeo-won, Park Min-young, Im Soo-hyang, Jung Joon-ho and Shin Se-kyung.
On July 24, 2011, Sooyoung announced that the next concert will be held in Taipei City, the capital city of Taiwan. They also became the first foreign girl group to hold 3 days concert on Taipei Arena and drew 31,000 audiences.
On October 11, 2011, it was announced that the next concert will be held on December 9, 2011 in Singapore. Due to overwhelming response regarding lack of tickets, it was announced on October 30, 2011 that there will be a second concert on the following day after the first night, on December 10, 2011 in Singapore. The concert was also held on January 15, 2012 in Hong Kong. And most recently, it was confirmed that Girls' Generation will perform a concert on February 12, 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand.
On January 14, Girls’ Generation broke the record for the fastest concert to sell out in Thailand. The highest priced tickets sold out in ten minutes. All 11,000 concert tickets were sold in twenty minutes, setting the record for the concert to be sold out the fastest in Thailand.
Members of Girls' Generation announced to the fans in Thailand that Bangkok leg would be their last stop for their 2nd Asia Tour.
|July 23, 2011||Seoul||South Korea||Olympic Gymnastics Arena|
|July 24, 2011|
|September 9, 2011||Taipei||Taiwan||Taipei Arena|
|September 10, 2011|
|September 11, 2011|
|December 9, 2011||Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|December 10, 2011|
|January 15, 2012||Hong Kong||AsiaWorld Arena|
|February 12, 2012||Bangkok||Thailand||Impact Arena|
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- Girls’ Generation Concludes 2nd Asia Tour with Concert in Bangkok, soshified
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- [UPDATED] 2011 Girls’ Generation Tour – Seoul: 07.23.11 & 07.24.11 « SNSD Korean
- Girls’ Generation Breaks Record for Concert Ticket Sales in Thailand