Super Junior And iKON Express Gratitude After 2018 Asian Games Closing Ceremony
Super Junior and iKON, who performed at the 2018 Asian Games closing ceremony on September 2, marking the end of the 16-day multi-sport event, took to Instagram and Twitter to say thanks to their fans and congratulate the competing athletes.
It was great to have a chance to attend Asian Game 2018 Closing Ceremony with IOC. Thank you all for having us!@iocmedia @asiangames2018 #AsianGames2018 #EnergyOfAsia #SUPERJUNIOR #LabelSJ https://t.co/YITntAHh2g
— SUPER JUNIOR (@SJofficial) September 2, 2018
Super Junior hit No. 1 on real-time Naver search results and trended in Korea, Indonesia, and worldwide on Twitter along with iKON for their performances:
Super Junior said, “No. 1 for Green Window (Naver) real-time search results. And takeover of Twitter trends for Korea, Indonesia, and worldwide? We are Super Junior, who put on an awesome performance for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games?”
SM posted footage of the group from behind-the-scenes of the closing ceremony, thanking fans for their support of Super Junior:
The Super Junior members also took the time to say thank you individually through their own accounts:
Yesung: “(in Indonesian) Thanks.”
Eunhyuk: “Thank you”
Choi Siwon: “[Super Junior] had the chance to perform for the closing ceremony for the 2018 Asian Games. It’s such an honor, and we’re so happy and excited. Good job to all of the Korean athletes! And congratulations to all of the athletes from the different countries that competed wonderfully.
“Great honor to be a part of the Asian Games 2018 closing ceremony. An ‘End’ is just another word for a ‘New beginning’. Let’s share the energy of Asia!”
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2018년 아시안게임 폐막식의 특별공연에 참석하게 되었습니다. 영광으로 생각하며 몹시 기쁘고 흥분됩니다. 우리 대한민국 선수분들 진심으로 수고 많으셨습니다! 멋진 경쟁을 보여주신 각국의 선수분들께 또한 인사를 전합니다. Great honor to be a part of the Asian Games 2018 closing ceremony. An 'End' is just another word for a 'New beginning'. Let's share the energy of Asia!
On Twitter, Choi Siwon added: “Good job everyone. So now.”
모두 고생했어요. 그러니 이제. pic.twitter.com/ceg32eXIY4
— Siwon Choi (@siwonchoi) September 2, 2018
Donghae: “Good job to all of the athletes who participated in the 2018 Asian Games. It was an honor for us to perform in the closing ceremony.”
“Thank you to the organizing committee of the Asian Games for inviting us to be a part of the event. We were so happy to be able to join the closing ceremony for this festival and medium of unity in Asia. Thank you to everyone for welcoming us with passionate cheers, and we applaud Indonesia for bringing this year’s Asian Games to a successful close. #jakarta #E.L.F. #ToMeAllOfYouAre #MyMedicine #WhereverYouAreI’llComeRunning”
Kim Heechul, who wasn’t able to perform with Super Junior, said, “(in Indonesian) I’ll get better soon. You should take care of yourselves too. Let’s be healthy together. (in Korean) #Jakarta #IUsedAnOnlineTranslatorSoIHaveNoIdeaIfWhatISaidIsRight”
Members of iKON also posted following the closing ceremony:
B.I: “Thank you.”
Chanwoo: “#Jakarta #AsianGamesClosingCeremony”
Congratulations to Super Junior, iKON, and all of the athletes who participated in the 2018 Asian Games!
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