Two South Korean pop bands dazzled Saudi Arabian fans on Saturday when they took the stage in their first ever performance in the Kingdom.
Super Junior were first to perform and sang their hit singles “Sorry Sorry” and “Mamacita,” followed by Stray Kids who had fans singing along to hits such as “Hellevator” and “Grrr.”
Both bands are popular globally and are currently on a world tour with shows scheduled in Russia and Japan.
Ahead of their concert, boy band Stray Kids shared their excitement in a video on Jeddah Season’s official Twitter page.
The concerts are part of Jeddah Season, a six-week entertainment festival that offers visitors an array of activities, performances, events, and culinary experiences with the aim of boosting Jeddah’s tourism.
After the concert, one fan tweeted, “we lost our minds in SORRY SORRY.”
Another fan shared footage of South Korean Ambassador Jo Byung-wook and his wife enjoying Super Junior’s performance.
In recent years, Korean pop music has garnered an increasingly large audience in the Middle East. Earlier this month, Dubai’s Walk of Fame, The Dubai Stars, announced that popular boy band BTS will be honored with a star after fans voted to have them inducted.
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