Blackpink adds three new dates to Asia leg of world tour
Blackpink added three new dates to its ongoing world tour in Asia, according to YG Entertainment on Friday.
With the additions, the girl group is now playing 14 shows in nine cities in Asia.
The Asian portion of the tour now runs from Jan. 7 to May 13, starting in Bangkok on Jan. 7 for two nights, then moving to Hong Kong from Jan. 13 to 15, Riyadh on Jan. 20, Abu Dhabi on Jan. 28, Kuala Lumpur on March 4, Jakarta on March 11 and 12, Kaohsiung on March 18, Manila on March 25 and 26 and Singapore on May 13.
Blackpink is the first K-pop girl group to hold a solo concert in Riyadh and Abu Dhabi.
“Except for the Hong Kong concert, all eight cities will see the group perform at stadiums,” YG Entertainment said in a statement. “This will be the biggest Asian concert ever for a girl group.”
This past week, Blackpink finished the Dallas portion of the world tour.
The group returned with its second full-length album “Born Pink” in September.
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