On February 3, the MCST (Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism) announced that JYJ’s Jaejoong will be holding a fan meeting at Turkey’s Ankara University on February 5. He was invited by the Korean Culture Center in Turkey.
According to the MCST, Hallyu has swept into Turkey. The fan meeting will play its part in spreading Hallyu and providing a chance to exchange culture between Turkey and South Korea.
The fan meeting will hold 600 seats and tickets were sold out within 30 minutes.
The Korean Culture Center in Turkey stated, “Within a few hours over 2,000 people logged on to get seats. The Korean Culture Center and Korean Embassy received numerous calls from individuals that did not get a ticket.”
On February 1, Jaejoong’s fan meeting made the first page on a Turkish newspaper.