German newspapers spotlight B2ST’s concert in Berlin
With B2ST’s concert in Berlin a day ahead, several German daily newspapers spotlighted B2ST and proved the enthusiasm for K-pop in Germany.
On February 12, Cube Entertainment, B2ST’s agency, reported that B2ST arrived in Berlin, Germany, for their first exclusive concert in Europe, “Beautiful Show in Berlin.” On the day B2ST arrived in Berlin, Berliner Zeitung, the biggest newspaper in Berlin, reported about B2ST in detail.
On February 11, Berliner Zeitung reported on the Special Coverage page, “The Korean idol group B2ST has come to Germany to show the power of Korean Wave. Korea is now exporting their culture “K-pop” other than automobiles and machines.” After introducing B2ST in detail, it reported, “The power of K-pop comes from the fact that anyone can dance along and enjoy the music together. B2ST’s songs are always included in the list of songs that German teenagers often sing in karaoke.”
They also pointed out that many bands that want to imitate and learn B2ST’s performances are coming out now in Berlin and compared B2ST with Tokio Hotel and Bill Kaulitz, the most popular boy bands in Europe.
The newspaper also showed its excitement about B2ST’s first exclusive concert in Germany, which would take place the next day, saying, “Many people from various different places, such as all parts of Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, and Spain, are expected to visit Berlin for B2ST’s concert.”
Another German newspaper Berliner Morgenpost also reported about B2ST. It said, “It didn’t even take a half an hour to sell all 600 tickets of B2ST concert,” and explained that it was a very unusual case, which never happened when other popular pop stars held concerts in Germany. It reported, “The real K-pop star is coming to Berlin.”
Some famous German TV channels such as ProSieben has also scheduled a special program for B2ST’s concert and opened several events related to the concert already to attract the audience’s attention.
B2ST are holding their first exclusive concert in Germany at Columbia Halle in Berlin on February 12 at 7:30 p.m. (local time).