JYJ’s appointment as the honorary ambassadors for Jeju’s bid to become one of the New 7 Wonders of the World has made the front page of the newspaper prevalent in Jeju– Hanra Ilbo. Translation follows.
Idol Group JYJ is also the Honorary Ambassadors for N7W
The popular singer JYJ has been appointed as honorary ambassadors for the New 7 Wonders for Jeju. Jeju Special Self-Governing Province revealed on the 3rd that at the point in time in which the selection for the 7 Wonders has only 190 or so days left, in order to pull up the international recognition, they appointed JYJ as honorary ambassadors on the 15th of last month.
JYJ is a 3-man group consisting of Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun, and Kim Junsu and are the former members of TVXQ which was a popular idol group that debuted in 2004. TVXQ which had JYJ as members has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as having more than 800,000 official members (in their fan club) in 2008.
At this, attention is gathering to see whether (Jeju) can pull out a high participation in voting for Jeju by appointing JYJ as honorary ambassadors. Further, JYJ released its first album in October of last year and has formed a fandom with varied levels domestically and abroad.
The honorary ambassadors initiation ceremony is planned to be held after mutual negotiation with JYJ.
At the same time, currently the 7 Wonders of the World Selection Nationwide Commission and Jeju Island has until now appointed 35 famous domestic and foreign personalities as honorary ambassadors, including Park Jeesung, Hines Ward, Yoon Dohyun, and Kim Hyunjung.
Source: DC TVXQ Gallery, ♥빈대♥ 님
Translation Credit: JYJ3