SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore ticketing details
Samsung presents SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore on 23 Nov 2012. SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore will see a star-studded line-up of K-pop groups such as Super Junior, Girls’ Generation and BoA in a massive $5 million production concert. A limited 18,000 tickets from $168 to $268 will be available from 29 Sep 2012 – 1 Oct 2012 for priority booking; and 2 Oct 2012 onwards for public sale.
Combining a star-studded line up of K-pop acts and a massive S$5 million production value; SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore is set to be the must-watch concert of the year. Concert-goers will be spoilt for choice when a powerful line-up of artistes from SM Entertainment such as Super Junior, Girls’ Generation and BoA arrive on our shores for what promises to be a spectacular feast for the senses.
Despite the mammoth production value, tickets will however remain affordable to the masses with a variety of 4 ticket categories – Cat 1 (VIP) S$268, Cat 2 (Moshpit) S$238, Cat 3 S$218, Cat 4 S$168 – available from 29 Sep 2012 (10.00am) to 1 Oct 2012 (11.59pm) for a 3-day priority booking period for Samsung and OCBC Card customers; and 2 Oct 2012 (12.01am) onwards for public sale. This will also be the first time audiences will be able to set foot on the Marina Bay floating platform at the mosh pit zones.
SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore will bring fans of various K-pop groups together for the first time, in a multi-act mega concert that has been touted as the mother of all K-pop concerts. With a slew of solid acts of varied music styles and genres, SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore will present the perfect opportunity for K-pop fans as well as the K-pop uninitiated to fully experience the K-pop phenomena that has rocked the world with its widespread popularity and rapidly growing international influence.
With the incredible influence that SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore holds, audiences are expected to come from countries around the region such as Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and Australia. Official travel partner Konsortium will also start offering special travel packages for fans around the region to travel to Singapore to catch the concert.
“The growing popularity of K-pop music and culture across the world or more popularly known as “Hallyu” has brought many diverse communities together and Samsung is happy to be one of the key drivers behind this celebration of cultural diversity. Samsung is proud to present the widely popular and iconic SMTOWN Live Tour III in Singapore, to delight fans and most importantly, our loyal customers who will get to receive limited edition memorabilia and stand more chances to win concert tickets,” says Ms Irene Ng, Vice President, Marketing, Samsung Asia Pte Ltd.
The biggest concert ever to be staged in Singapore, the Singapore stop for SMTOWN Live World Tour III will also be the first time that the concert is performed on a floating stage, and a special programme will be put together to incorporate the unique staging of the show.
SMTOWN, the world tour with performances by various artistes from one of South Korea’s biggest entertainment agencies, SM Entertainment, has become a massively popular concert tour that has been staged in prestigious international arenas such as Madison Square Garden, New York to 15,000 in the audience and Zenith de Paris in France to 14,000 in the audience. To date, over half a million people across the globe have attended an SMTOWN concert since the first tour started in 2008.
SMTOWN Live World Tour III has been performed in 2012 at Anaheim, United States; Hsinchu, Taiwan; Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea. SMTOWN Live Tour III in Singapore will be the concert tour’s sixth stop and is expected to attract audiences from Singapore and around the region.
SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Singapore is presented by Samsung with Official Card OCBC Cards, Official Travel Partner Konsortium, and proudly organised by Running Into The Sun.
APPENDIX A: Ticketing Details
Priority Booking Period: 29 Sep 2012 (10.00am) to 1 Oct 2012 (11.59pm)
– Tickets to SMTOWN Live Tour III in Singapore will be available via SISTIC for Samsung customers
who produce any Samsung handset or tablet and OCBC Card members who purchase using any
OCBC Credit or Debit card
– The first 250 Samsung customers and first 250 OCBC Titanium and Elite customers to purchase
tickets will enjoy a 5% discount.
– Each purchase is capped at a maximum of 8 tickets per transaction
Public Sale: 2 Oct 2012 (12.01am onwards)
– Tickets will be released for public sale from 2 Oct 2012, 12.01am onwards via all SISTIC counter,
phone and online bookings
– Malaysian fans will be able to purchase their tickets from Ticketcharge
– Each purchase is capped at a maximum of 8 tickets per transaction
1. Will there be a ticket launch event?
A: No, there will not be a ticket launch event for SM Town Live World Tour III in Singapore.
2. Can I choose my seat(s)?
A: Unfortunately, you cannot choose your seats. You can only choose your preferred colour zone.
There will be seat numbers printed on your ticket (it is not free seating). When you purchase tickets,
SISTIC’s system will choose the best available seating at the point of transaction.
3. How many tickets can I purchase?
A: Each person is entitled to a maximum of 8 tickets only per transaction.
4. Is there any age limit?
A: For safety reasons, yes, there is an age limit.
Children below the age of 12 are not allowed into the Moshpit.
Children below the age of 7 are not allowed in for the concert.
5. Is there any way possible that I am allowed to access the backstage to see my favourite Korean
A: Backstage access is not allowed at all times.
6. What are the modes of payment?
A: Customers can make payment via cash, NETS, credit and debit cards at Sistic counters; and credit
and debit cards via online and phone bookings.
For online and hotline bookings, only credit cards and debit cards issued in Singapore are allowed.
The debit card must be able to do online transactions. If you are not sure if your debit card can be
used for online transactions, please check with your bank.
7. How can overseas fans purchase tickets?
A: Overseas fans can purchase tickets online through the SISTIC website (www.sistic.com.sg) from
12.01am (GMT +8:00) on 2 Oct. For Malaysian fans, tickets can also be purchased online via
Ticketcharge at www.ticketcharge.com.my. Other overseas fans can purchase tickets at overseas
ticketing partners – visit www.sistic.com.sg and click on ‘Agents’ for a list of outlets in Indonesia.
8. Are there any limits to what kind of tickets I can purchase?
A: No, you can purchase tickets from any category. Age restrictions apply (please see point 4).
9. I bought the Light Blue Zone tickets, can I move to the Yellow Zone?
A: No, you are to strictly remain at your respective ticket color zone at all times.
10. What happens when it rains?
A: This is a rain or shine event.
11. Will there be a second night for the concert?
A: No, this is strictly a one night only concert.
12. Why are the blocks at the side of the stage in grey?
A: Those seats are Partially-Restricted View seats and we will not release these seats for sale till the
physical set up of the stage. This is to ensure that all fans who have bought tickets to this concert
will have a good view of their favourite artistes.
About Running Into The Sun
Running Into The Sun is a concert promoter best characterized by its fresh, inventive and trailblazing modus operandi. While barely at its three-year mark, the company was named “Top of the Pops” in The Straits Times 2011 Power List, ranked first among the top ten entertainment companies in Singapore for “scoring more high profile acts and media buzz than other older companies”.
Helmed by Managing Director / Creative Director Beatrice Chia-Richmond and pillared by Executive Producer Wendy Ng, Running Into The Sun is founded in 2009 with headquarters in Singapore and offices in Malaysia and Hong Kong. Recent portfolio include: Super Junior Super Show 4, 2011 Girls’ Generation Tour, Faye Wong 2011 Asia Tour, Retrolicious Concert, Shinee World Tour. Upcoming concerts include: Retrolicious at Gardens by the Bay on 6 Oct 2012, Shinee World Tour II Singapore at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 8 Dec 2012.
For more information, visit www.runningintothesun.com
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 222,000 people in 205 offices across 71 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
About OCBC Bank
OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets and one of the world’s most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody’s. It is ranked by Bloomberg Markets as the world’s strongest bank in 2011 and 2012.
OCBC Bank and its subsidiaries offer a broad array of specialist financial and wealth management services ranging from consumer, corporate, investment, private and transaction banking to treasury, insurance, asset management and stockbroking services.
OCBC Bank’s key markets are Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Greater China. It has a network of over 500 branches and representative offices in 15 countries and territories, including about 400 branches and offices in Indonesia that are operated by its subsidiary, Bank OCBC NISP. OCBC Bank’s insurance subsidiary, Great Eastern Holdings, is the largest insurance group in Singapore and Malaysia by assets. Its asset management subsidiary, Lion Global Investors, is one of the largest private sector asset management companies in Southeast Asia. Private banking services are provided by subsidiary Bank of Singapore, which continued to gain industry recognition in 2011 including being voted the “Outstanding Private Bank in Asia Pacific” by Private Banker International.
For more information, please visit www.ocbc.com
Source + Photo: Running Into The Sun PR