Korean Prince of R&B” TAEYANG Held Press Conference in Hong Kong to Kick-off 1st World Tour

“2015 TAEYANG WORLD TOUR [RISE] in HONG KONG Sponsored by Modern Education (Hong Kong) Limited” in Hong Kong

TAEYANG Thanks HK VIPs and Sponsors for the Enormous Love and Support, Strives to Deliver Best Ever Performance in His First Solo Concert in Hong Kong!


“Korean Prince of R&B” TAEYANG today held a press conference for his first ever solo concert in Hong Kong “2015 TAEYANG WORLD TOUR [RISE] in HONG KONG Sponsored by Modern Education (Hong Kong) Limited”, to meet with local and regional media.

TAEYANG has been performing in great form since his comeback in June. His latest solo album “Rise”, topped various music charts both locally and internationally, set the record of the highest charting K-Pop solo album in Billboard. He has won numerous awards, including the “Top 10” and “Best Song of the Year” in MelOn Music Awards, “Best Vocal Performance Male”, “Best Male Artist” and “Song of the Year” in 2014 Mnet Asia Music Awards and is awarded the “Best Male Solo” in SBS Gayo Daejun for his incredible performance in the year, making him the best male Kpop artist of 2014. Being the spotlighted male artist of the year, over eighty representatives from local and regional media were attracted and have attended the press conference today.


During the press conference, TAEYANG first expressed his excitement to kick-off his first world tour with his first ever solo concert in Hong Kong and shared his upcoming plans. He has also answered questions from the media and expressed his sincere gratitude to the overwhelming support from all Hong Kong VIPs.

TAEYANG has also expressed his wholehearted thanks to the supportive sponsors, including title sponsor & sound check party sponsor Modern Education (Hong Kong) Limited, co-sponsor A BATHING APE® as well as priority booking service provider Citibank. To acknowledge the tremendous support from the sponsors, TAEYANG took the opportunity to take photo with Dr. H.S. Wong, tutor of Modern Education, Antonia Cheng, tutor of Modern Education and Tony Chow, tutor of Modern Education, the representatives of Modern Education, the title sponsor and the sound check party sponsor of “2015 TAEYANG WORLD TOUR [RISE] in HONG KONG”.

Mr. Thomas Hui, Director of A BATHING APE®, co-sponsor of the concert, presented the first ever premium line, namely “A BATHING APE® BLACK”, of the brand to TAEYANG. TAEYANG is the world’s first ever celebrity to wear and receive the full “A BATHING APE® BLACK” collection. A BATHING APE® has also presented TAEYANG a specially made t-shirt with Swarovski crystal encrusted A BATHING APE® logo and TAEYANG name embroidered in gold thread.


Modern Education (Hong Kong) Limited is the title sponsor and also the sound check party sponsor of “2015 TAEYANG WORLD TOUR [RISE] in HONG KONG”.
Citibank is the exclusive priority booking service provider of the event.
A Bathing Ape is the co-sponsor.
Commercial Radio 2 is the media partner.
It is also fully supported by Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel, AsiaWorld-Expo and HK Ticketing.

ELF ASIA and Live Nation Lushington (Hong Kong) are the promoters of “2015 TAEYANG WORLD TOUR [RISE] in HONG KONG Sponsored by Modern Education (Hong Kong) Limited”.

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