Their Middle Eastern debut

From skincare to pop-music, it seems like South Korea is quickly taking over the world. With K-pop mania spreading everywhere like wild-fire, the region will finally be getting a taste, as one of the industry’s biggest bands will be heading to the Middle East this year. Record-breaking, seven-member boy-band, BTS will be heading to Saudi Arabia this October, and we can’t wait!

 

The Boy With Luv hitmakers announced that they will be bringing their Love Yourself: Speak Yourself world tour to Riyadh. The boy band will make their Saudi Arabian debut at the King Fahd International Stadium on October 11. Fans can officially get their hands on tickets starting Monday, September 16 at 4pm KSA time (or 5pm in the UAE) and can be purchased at ticketmasterksa.com.

There are currently 10 types of packages available, with the lowest option starting at 200 Saudi riyals (AED 198) and going all the way up to VIP packages for SAR 900 (AED 881.24) and soundcheck packages at SAR 1,200 (AED 1174.99).

 

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It is hard for anyone today to not know who BTS is, as the boy-band obtained Global Superstars status. The seven-member musical troop has broken several records in their six years, making history as the first Korean group to reach the top of the Billboard 200 chart – not once, but three times. Not only that, but they were also part of Time 100’s list of most influential people of 2019 and and been offered a Recording Academy membership invite to help choose Grammy Award winners.

The Fake Love singers joined the band in 2013 in Seoul, and had their breakthrough in the United States in 2017. They became the first Korean group to win a Billboard music award, and ended up collaborating with some of America’s biggest names like Halsey, Nicki Minaj and Steve Aoki. Now that they will be making a trip to the region, we could only hope that they announce a concert in the UAE, fulfilling their Army’s (the nickname for their fanbase) dreams.

 

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