17 December 2011

[NEWS] Nichkhun, to be the first K-pop singer to enter the Madame Tussaud’s.

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Nichkhun to have his wax-figure displayed as the very first K-pop singer.

- To enter the Madame Tussaud’s for the very first time as a K-pop singer. Wax-figure is displayed at Bangkok branch since the end of November.

- He is the second one to have his wax-figure displayed as a Korean artist, after Yong Jun Bae.

- Madame Tussaud’s having the endless visits from Bangkok tourists.

For the first time as the K-pop artist, Nichkhun entered the Madame Tussaud’s, the biggest wax-figure museum in the world, to have his wax-figure displayed side by side with other famous people from around the world.

JYP Entertainment has stated on December 16th that “Nichkhun, the member of 2PM, has his wax-figure displayed at the Madame Tussaud’s, Bangkok, since November 29th.

”Madame Tussaud’s is the wax-figure museum with the biggest scale in the world. It has world regional branches in Hollywood, Las Vegas, New York, Washington D.C., Amsterdam, Berlin, Black Pool, London, Vienna, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Sydney, etc. The museum possesses various world stars’ figures such as of Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Barack Obama, George Clooney, and Jackie Chan.

Wax figures of the Madame Tussaud’s cost more than USD150,000 for each. The audience is impressed and letting out their exclamation when seeing the figures due to its accurate and detailed description. As it is, Madame Tussaud’s stands as the attractive spot in each region they are built in.

Nichkhun’s figures are produced and displayed as the very first K-Pop artist in Madame Tussaud’s. This is the second figure displayed as a Korean artist after Yong Jun Bae’s wax figure displayed in Madame Tussaud’s, Hong Kong.

For the wax-figure production of Madame Tussaud’s, Nichkhun has attended the local production worksite at Bangkok last July. At the launching day, millions of fans, as well as Nichkhun’s family members, have gathered to see Nichkhun’s wax-figure. Having been unable to attend the launching ceremony due to 2PM’s schedule in Japan, it’s been said that Nichkhun has expressed his gratitude via a video clip.

JYP Entertainment said that “While K-pop is so loved worldwide, it is very meaningful to have 2PM’s member, Nichkhun, to stand side by side with other famous people around the world at Madame Tussaud’s”. Continued speech from JYP stated that “with the display at Madame Tussaud’s, JYP has earned the opportunity to indirectly reach out to fans in Asia, and JYP is grateful to have such a chance that has been achieved with the fans who love 2PM and Nichkhun”.

Meanwhile, connecting on from the Tokyo concert that has been done on December 14th, with 17,000 fans in scale, 2PM is scheduled to continue the Arena Tour Concert until the end of December. They are expected to return to Korea on December 25th.

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