South Korean spunky singer Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) is set to perform
in a special Mid-Autumn Festival show organized by China Central
Television on September 24 and 25 in Chengde City, east China's
Korean media quoted rain's agency as saying: "Rain will spend
this year's Mid-Autumn Festival with fans in China. He will arrive
in China on September 23 and leave on September 26."
During his stay, Rain will also appear on a live broadcast for
the 2007 Asian Art Festival in the city of Nantong, east China's
Jiangsu Province, together with his compatriots Shin Seung Hun, Kim
Dong Wan BADA and Chinese stars Andy Lau and Jackie Chan.
Rain, who has been on an international tour since 2006, was
scheduled to stage a concert in Shanghai this May. But the concert
was postponed until October 6, the commencement of his second world
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important family
reunion celebrations in China. According to the Chinese lunar
calendar, the 15th day of the 8th month is the exact middle of
autumn, so it's called the Mid-Autumn Festival. This year the
festival falls on September 2.
(CRI.cn September 17, 2007)