Saturday, November 27, 2010

Korean star Rain to sing at Asian Games closing ceremony

South Korean pop star Rain practices a few hours before the beginning of the closing ceremony

GUANGZHOU, China - Korean pop sensation Rain will sing and dance at the closing ceremony of the Asian Games as part of a promotion for the 2014 Incheon Asiad, organisers said Friday.

The pop star also known as Jung Ji-Hoon will sing three songs at Saturday's closing ceremony which will be televised throughout Asia, Lee Dong-Me, an official with the Incheon organising committee of the Asian Games said.

Rain has sold millions of records throughout Asia after bursting on to the pop scene early this decade. He has also performed at Madison Square Garden in New York and at Las Vegas.

- AFP /ls

Source: Channel News Asia

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