French Newspaper “Le Monde” Interviews SHINee


SM Entertainment’s (SM) SHINee was recently interviewed by French newspaper Le Monde. Le Monde, along with 54 French fans, came to Korea to do a report on K-pop culture and the Hallyu Wave. They visited SM’s office on April 20th and was greeted with a performance by SM affiliated boy band SHINee.  

The 54 French fans showed great enthusiasm by chanting the name of its members’ name (Onew, Jonghyun, Minho, Taemin, and Key) as they took the stage and sang along the lyrics. Le Monde reporters were interested in SHINee’s trainee days up to their debut. Additionally, they asked about their activities in Asia, as well as why and how their popularity managed to reach to Europe. SHINee also surprised fans by stating, “The SMTown Live Concert will come to Le Zenith de Paris on June 10th” in French.

Written in Korean by [email protected]; translated by [email protected]