On Aug. 10, Jingu Firework Festival, one of Tokyo's summer features took place, where
ten thousands of fireworks lightened up the summer night sky. Kim Hyun Joong (26 years old)
appeared on the live stage of Chichibu rugby stadium, starting from the most recent song,
" Heat ". He performed the total nine exciting numbers for 40 minutes, which would
be another memory with his fans this summer.
" Are you ready ? "
With his shout, pearl green lightsticks shaked all at once.
Green light emerging out of the twilight looked so fantastic!
With excitement after young girls idol group, SKE48's performance remaining on the stage,
Kim Hyun Joong's live began with " Let's Party ", a up-tempo dance number which
changed the Chichibunomiya rugby stadium to concert hall.
" We have really many people with us here today. Can you hear me well ?
In July, I released my second single album, " Heat " in Japan. Thanks to this
album I am very happy that many people became to know me "
Then he sang heartily " Heat " , he won Oricon Weekly No. 1 for the first time.
Big drops of sweat was falling down from his forehead.
" It is very hot today. I feel so hot by myself (actually he said " achui " a sort of child
word ^^) Today I can see many ladies dressed in Yukata. Very beautiful !"
＊ He said in an interview that he say a fireworks festival in Tokyo Bay Area when
he used to live in Tokyo. With many girls dressed in Yukata, he was impressed that
the firework festival was a sort of beautiful summer festival, being a part of traditional
At the venue, many girls were dressed in Yukata which brought a chaste breeze.
Hyun Joong seemed to have fun, different atmosphere from an ordinary live stage.
" This sumer, I encountered " Heat ", having many promotion activities in Japan .
Thank you all the fans for your great support "
With hectic schedule due to a new drama "City Conquest" in which he takes the
male-lead, it is hard to expect his live performance again within this year.
He closed his live with " Heat ". He sang the total nine songs.
" Seeing fireworks together with you at the end of this summer, I am happy to have
another memory "
He also enjoyed the firework festival. It seemed that in his
heart, a big flower of firework in the night sky was engraved on one of his summer
In the mini column: Kim Hyun Joong's donation to the charity institution.
Kim Hyun Joong, a very busy guy with Asia Fan Meeting Tour (visits to five countries
starting from Singapore in May), and drama shooting of City Conqueest in Japan,
gave donation of 50 mil won to the charity institution in Korea as he knew that his
fan club donated 10 mil won. He gave his donation on August 3 to the same
institution his fan club did.