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Sixteen KPOP Stars to Hold Charity Concert in Japan

Sixteen of the leading KPOP stars will get together this May for a charity concert in Japan. This event, titled “Tokyo Legend 2011- Korean Music Wave Live in Tokyo,” will be co-hosted by MBC and its “Show! Music Core,” Fuji TV, and Avex Entertainment to commemorate the 50th anniversary of MBC’s founding, one of the three largest TV networks in Korea. The performers at this concert, scheduled to be held on May 14th at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, include: TVXQ, 2PM, SHINee, BEAST, MBLAQ, FT Island, 2AM, Cho Shin Sung, SG WANNABE, f(x), 4Minute, Miss A, Secret, IU, SISTAR, and ZE:A.

All proceeds from this concert will be donated to “Good Friends Save the Children (GFSC),” a non-profit organization specializing in child education, in order to aid impoverished children in Asia receive proper education. Also, all participating artists will make donations and give a special message to help aid the Japanese relief efforts following the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster. In addition, 23 select nurseries in Japan will get invited as special guests to the concert, and children from each nursery will also receive a special gift from the artists.

“We would like to send our condolences to all the people suffering from the disaster in Japan. We are seeking ways to better help and support relief efforts in Japan,” an official from the concert said in a statement. At the concert, there will be a separate area for fans to make individual donations as well. We hope for a quick recovery in Japan!

You too can make a difference through these channels:

International Red Cross   http://www.icrc.org/eng
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent  http://www.ifrc.org/
UNICEF  http://www.unicef.org/support/index.html

source: eugenekim222 | Soompi

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