(Macao, November 15, 2012) -The "Korean wave"is set to hit Macao again this December as popular South Korean boy band 2PM will make its Macao debut on December 22 at TheVenetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel's CotaiArena™. Tickets for2012 2PM LIVE TOUR in MACAO "What time is it?"go on sale Friday, November 16.
2PM was originally formed by seven members - Junsu (now known as Minjun), Nichkhun, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, Junho, Chansung and Jay Park (who left the group in September 2009) - debuting in the K-pop industry in September 2008 with the mini album Hottest Time of the Day. In April 2009 the group launched its second mini album 2:00PM Time For Change, with its single "Again & Again" winning the group widespread popularity and a huge fan base not only in South Korea but also across Southeast Asia. The group's smash hit "Heartbeat" - from its their first studio album 1:59, released in November 2009 - quickly rose to the number one position on multiple music sales charts. Within a month of the album's release, 2PM was named "Best Male Group" and "Artist of the Year" at the Mnet Asian Music Awards, one of the most significant annual music award events in South Korea.In addition, the single "Again & Again" was awarded "Song of the Year" in Korean Broadcasting System's (KBS) end of the year Music Festival in late 2009.
Tickets for the 8 pm,December 22 performance of 2012 2PM LIVE TOUR in MACAO "What time is it?" go on sale Friday, November 16 at 10 am, at all Sands China box offices*. They can be purchased in one of five categories: HKD/MOP 1,680 (VIP), 1,280 (A Reserve), 980 (B Reserve), 680 (C Reserve) and 380 (D Reserve). Packages with round trip Cotai Water Jet ferry tickets between Hong Kong and Macao are also available for HKD/MOP 1,768 (VIP), 1,368 (A Reserve), 1,068 (B Reserve), 768 (C Reserve) and 468 (D Reserve). Tickets can be booked online atwww.CotaiTicketing.com, or by phone at +853 2882 8818 (Macao) / +852 6333 6660 (HK), and are also available at Tom Lee Outlets and through Hong Kong Ticketing (customer service fee applies) online atwww.HKTicketing.com or by phone at +852 3128 8288.
Photo caption:Popular K-pop boy band 2PM will make its Macao debut with the performance of2012 2PM LIVE TOUR in MACAO "What time is it?"at The Venetian Macao on December 22. Ticket sales begin November 16 at all Sands China box offices.
Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia's top entertainment destination.
The 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar's Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world's and the region's biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Macao Hotel theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.
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* CotaiArena Box Office; The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel - Main Lobby Box Office; Four Seasons Hotel - The Plaza™ Casino Box Office; Sands® Macao - Casino Floor L1 Box Office; Sands® Cotai Central - CotaiTicketing™ Box Offices (Sheraton Hotel Main Lobby, Holiday Inn Main Lobby and East Bus Lobby)