How G-Dragon, Lee Minho, Hyorin And More K-Pop Stars Reacted To The Sinking Of Sewol Ferry

The South Korean entertainment industry has come to a dramatic halt due to the 16 April 2014 incident where the Sewol ferry, which had 475 people on board, sank.

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G-Dragon's short but powerful '#PrayForSouthKorea' tweet was retweeted over 46,000 times

G-Dragon responds to the sinking of the Sewol ferry.

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Actor Lee Minho is hoping for all to return home safetly into the arms of their family and even requested the cancellation of a Family Concert with Hallyu Stars event he was scheduled to attend

Actor Lee Minho responds to to the sinking of the Sewol ferry.

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In the midst of this, Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye were scheduled to attend theFamily Concert with Hallyu Stars, organized by Lotte Duty Free for April 18, 19, and 20 at the Jamsil Gymnastics Stadium.


However, Lotte Duty Free have stated that it is difficult to postpone the April 18 event as it involves a foreign audience who have traveled from overseas.


Hyoseong, leader of girl group Secret, tweeted, "I hope they return safely, it hurts my heart so much that all I can do is pray"

Hyoseong, leader of South Korean K-pop girl group Secret.

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Hyosung tweeted, "I hope they return safely. It hurts my heart so much that all I can do is pray."


SISTAR's Hyorin tweeted that she is sincerely praying for the safe return of the Jindo passenger ship's missing people

Sistar's Hyorin responds to to the sinking of the Sewol ferry.

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The VIP press screening of "Make Your Move", BoA's Hollywood film debut, was cancelled

A poster of 'Make Your Move' starring Derek Hough and BoA.

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The movie industry is also full of the atmosphere of mourning. On the 16th, VIP press screening for BoA’s new movie ‘Make Your Move’ was canceled on the site where many SM artists would have taken part.


BoA and Derek Hough in the movie 'Make Your Move'.

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A Pink postponed their 19 April third anniversary fan meeting in respect of the Sewol ferry incident

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The girls' agency A Cube Entertainment released a statement on April 16 saying that the fan meeting for April 19 has been canceled. The event was originally going to take place at Kwangwoon University as the second fan meeting celebrating the group's third anniversary since debut.


A rep said, "Due to the magnitude of the passenger ship sinking, A Pink felt too much pain and did not think they could sing for their fans with a light heart, which is how this decision came to be made. We plan on having the canceled fan meeting some other time in the future and will later announce the new date and location."


EXO-K postponed their comeback for another 1-3 weeks

Exo's 'Overdose' song.

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EXO-K's comeback has been postponed for another 1-3 weeks. EXO-M however is still carrying on with schedules on CCTV Global Music this April 19th.


FIESTAR postponed their comeback and all promotional activities originally scheduled to start on 23 April

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Prior to this, FIESTAR agency told StarNews on 17, "FIESTAR is going to release new single on April 25 and the full scale promotional activities which scheduled to start on 23rd are all postponed." Adjusting to later date than the original plan.


On 16 April 2014, a South Korean ferry with 475 people onboard sank dramatically while sailing to Jeju island

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