English translation: Stephanie (@5StarsAs1/ www.i-kpoplovers.blogspot.com)
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Kim HyunJoong expressed his regrettable feelings towards the recent controversy about the 'high ticket price' for his first official fanmeeting in Taiwan. Kim HyunJoong will be holding his '2012 Kim HyunJoong's Fanmeeting in Taiwan' for 2 days (18th and 19th May). However recently, the Taiwan medias have been raising their opinions to Kim HyunJoong's agency, Key East, about the 'tickets' high price' issue.
According to Key East's official to E-news on 20th April, he revealed, 'We heard from the local (Taiwan) authorities saying that the price was set accordingly and we didn't expect this kind of controversy. We are feeling regretful and upset about this matter. Kim HyunJoong is expected to perform 14 songs in this Taiwan fanmeeting, the sound system will also be mini-concert-liked scale as to bring out the best performance. In addition to the High-5 event, Kim HyunJoong will also be giving out presents prepared by him directly. He will be doing his best not to let the fans down.'
The lowest ticket price for Kim HyunJoong's fanmeeting's ticket starts from 30,000won to 180,000won. Most of the ticket allocation is around 100,000 won and only some VIP seats' are 180,000won. Most overseas singers performing in Korea itself too cost around 200,000won and it might even cost 500,000won~600,000won in Japan, thus Kim HyunJoong's fanmeeting's ticket's price cannot be considered as expensive in this case. As for the reason for Kim HyunJoong's ticket price's controversy is because of his fame hence this kind of 'happenings' appear. The official expressed further, 'It's not only about the interactions with fans, he is also aiming to provide a concert-liked fanmeeting and he will also be paying extra attention on this in his future fanmeetings'
Meanwhile, Kim HyunJoong will be kicking off his Asia Tour on early May starting in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia accordingly.