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[NEWS] Race Start Season 2 in Singapore Running Man Fan Meeting A Resounding Success!

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Race Start Season 2 in Singapore Running Man Fan Meeting A Resounding Success!
by Taiga_C on Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 12:00 am

 

29th November, Singapore – Five of South Korea’s hottest stars were in town for the biggest fan meeting of the year – ‘Race Start Season 2 in Singapore Running Man Fan Meeting’! Fans of Running Man in Singapore were ecstatic to have the rare opportunity to catch all their favourite stars in one event!

The immensely successful fan meeting saw 5 resident cast members of the popular urban action variety series, namely Kim Jong Kook, HAHA (Ha Dong Hoon), Ji Suk Jin, Lee Kwang Soo and Song Ji Hyo, thrilling a massive crowd of over 2,600 fans last evening at The Star Performing Arts Centre.

The second successive Running Man Fan Meeting had quintessential elements of an interactive musical concert – complete with stage games, song performances and video montages of memorable scenes from the series. The seasoned entertainers delivered charming performances and tickled the audience with their quirky banter and antics. One of the highlights of the evening was when the ‘Easy Brothers’ Lee Kwang Soo and Ji Suk Jin, surprised the fans with a parody of ‘Trouble Maker’ sparking roaring laughter and cheers.

The evening was especially significant for 23 lucky Singapore fans, who won a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the stars on stage for fun and games. In the spirit of Running Man challenges, the entertaining stage activities included a game of charades and traditional Korean games such as ttakji (slap match) and jegi (a game similar to Chapteh).

The two-hour long fan meet extravaganza closed on a high note with three encore performances by all the cast members.

Over 6,000 Singapore fans gathered for the autograph session

Earlier in the day, approximately 6,000 boisterous fans greeted the stars at the autograph session, which was held at Suntec City mall. Ardent fans arrived the night before, as early as 10.30pm; to get a good vantage point of their favourite Running Man stars. The autograph session saw the Running Man cast signing exclusive Race Start posters for winners of sponsors’ contests and VIP ticket holders of the fan meeting.

“We are exceedingly pleased with the resounding success of the event. As the leading Korean entertainment channel in Singapore for three consecutive years, we take pride in being able to bring top-notch entertainment to our audiences on screen and beyond. We are definitely looking forward to more opportunities to engage with our viewers and fans in 2015,” said Virginia Lim, Vice President, Asian Content, Networks, Asia, Sony Pictures Television.

The massive success and fantastic reception of the event reflected the popularity of the series. Since its premiere on ONE 3 years ago, the series has achieved its viewership foothold and has reigned as the No. 1 rated program across all pay TV channels in Singapore and Malaysia during its time belt.

In addition to presenting sponsor Watsons Personal Care Stores, the fan meeting was sponsored by OWL Coffee and M2 Academy,with official mall Suntec City and supporting sponsor Allswell.

‘Race Start Season 2 in Singapore Running Man Fan Meeting’ may be over but the race with Running Man continues on ONE with new episodes premiering on every Friday at 11.45pm.

For the latest updates on ‘Race Start Season 2 in Singapore’, stay tuned to ONE on SingTel mio TV channels 513, 604, 514, 605, StarHub TV channels 820, 823 and 124; log on to the ONE website (www.onetvasia.com); or follow the ONE Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ONETVASIA) and Twitter account (www.twitter.com/ONEtvasia). Fans can also tweet their Race Start experience with the official hashtag: #RaceStartSG

New episodes of Running Man premiere on Fridays at 11.45pm first and exclusively on ONE Repeats air on the following Friday at 7.40pm, as well as on Saturdays and Sundays at 11.15pm


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