[News] Kim Hyun Joong ‘Happy Camp’ recording ticket sold up to 3500, fans find it hard to meet the idol
via Hunan TV Translated by : www.babyvfan.wordpress.com
28th October, popular Korean idol came to ChangSha to record for “Happy Camp”. Aside from his fans welcoming screams and passion, originally free-of-charge entry tickets were sold at high prices in black market, this also proves the high popularity of this flower boy. The high price of 3500 yuan per ticket scared off many fans. However, even after the recording has started for sometime, there were still fans waiting outside recording studio, hoping to catch a glimpse of their idol when recording ends.
As the most popular variety show in Mainland China, “Happy Camp” tickets for every season is hard to get, not to mention when it comes to guest star Kim Hyun Joong. Before him, Lee Min Ho and Jang Geun Suk have already made a high record for ticket price. This time, when the news of Kim HYun Joong to record for Happy Camp was released, the supposedly free-of-charge was first sold at 1300yuan, and raised to 3500 yuan before the recording.
When the recording drew nearer, more and more fans started complaining about “tickets are hard to get”. Reporters at the scene saw many illegal tickets sellers hanging around the TV station from noon onwards, selling tickets to passers by. Right before the recording, reporters heard that the tickets have raised to 3500 yuan, and ticket sellers are willing to buy in tickets at 2500yuan. Ticket sellers also complained at the high buy-in prices.
Staying with idol at the same hotel
Fans from all places, started to pour into Changsha since midnight, fans have been chasing their idol ever since. As the hotel Kim Hyun Joong is staying at is very near to TV Station, many fans have been waiting outside since morning, watching their idol’s every movement. “oppa is out for rehearsal!” , “hotel staff brought in lunch for oppa!” and fans who were watching live recording also updated weibo with their idol’ performance.
Kim HYun JOong not only attracted fans from Changsha and China alone, but there were also may fans from other countries. They do not wis to miss any chance to be with their idol and many also choose to stay at the same hotel as him, so they have a chance to meet their idol. Of course, rooms near Kim HYun Joong’s villa has become the hot choice. Many hotel staffs also expressed that, besides from hotel events on other days, this place is seldomly so lively.
Causing screams even if he is just standing there doing nothing. “Hello everyone, i’m Kim HYun JOong, i miss everyone.” Using Chinese to greet the fans, seems to become every korean star’s introduction. In the midst of screaming, Kim Hyun Joong finally made his appearance. Due to language barrier, kim hyun joong’s recording focused mainly on games, the whole recording runs little on words. But even so, fans in the audience are very satisfied, even the very familiar videos that they have watched many times online, was able to cause their high decibel screams. In front of Kim Hyun JOong, Happy Camp casts can only come second. During game session, his every little achievement is able to make fans to get excited for a long time. Show staffs told the reporters that, under strict control, today’s recording studio do not have the usual problems of ‘exploding in number’ and ‘additional chairs’. Reporters also noticed that when Kim hyun Joong was on stage recording, there were around 5 staffs busily involved, a near 1.9m body guard was also standing beside the stage, always ready to go. During mid-session break, Kim hyun Joong went to the restroom, causing many fans to follow along, security guards have no choice but to sprung into action immediately to keep order, was able to see his high popularity.