‘Start-Up’ actor Kim Seon-ho to hold global online fan meet on TikTok

TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile videos, invites fans in the Philippines to join the exclusive TikTok Stage Connect – Seon-ho’s Favorite event and interact with actor Kim Seon-ho on January 17, 2021, 7PM (Manila time).

SALT Entertainment announced that actor Kim Seon-ho, better known as Han Ji Pyeong in the K-daram Start-Up, will hold his first global online fan meeting exclusively on the platform. Viewers can tune in to the English livestream on the TikTok Stage account (@tiktok_stage) or watch the Korean version on Kim Seon-ho’s TikTok account (@seonho_kim).

Fans of Team Han Ji Pyeong can look forward to a variety of sessions, including listening to behind-the-scenes stories of Start-Up, the latest romance K-Drama to sweep the globe; participating in a telepathy game to guess Seon-ho’s preferences and watching him discover his fans’ wishes.

There will also be several pre-events on TikTok’s event page, where fans can submit requests for what they want to hear from Kim Seon-ho or even upload a duet with him. The pre-event is expected to air globally, with participants from across different countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, and Korea.

“As a short-form video app with a mission to spread creativity and bring joy, we hope to continue to provide opportunities for global fans and artists to connect on the platform,” said John Castro, User and Content Operations Manager, TikTok Philippines. “Kim Seon-ho has certainly captured the hearts of many and brought happiness through his TV dramas, and we look forward to jointly hosting this online meet-up with SALT Entertainment.”

In response to the overwhelming love and support received, Kim Seon-ho’s agency SALT Entertainment shared, “We sincerely appreciate the attention and support that fans have given to Kim Seon-ho in 2020. To relieve the sadness of not being able to meet in person due to COVID-19 and show appreciation for all the support, we have prepared the first global online fan meet-up. We ask for your huge support and active participation as we work hard to organise the virtual event.”

TikTok is available in over 150 countries and regions in 75 languages. Download the TikTok app via iOS or Google Play to be a part of this exciting fan meeting.

BTS #LifeGoesOn TikTok Challenge sets 930M record views in 15 days

Spreading good vibes and positivism all over the internet and social media, Korean supergroup BTS’ latest single “Life Goes On” has topped the Billboard Hot 100 on the chart’s December 5 release.

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The sun will always rise again ⛅ 또 하루 더 날아가지 🕊 ##BTS ##방탄소년단 ##LifeGoesOn by Jin

♬ Life Goes On – BTS

The title track from the new album BE is a mid-tempo alternative hip hop and synth-pop song that collectively expresses the group’s stories and thoughts about life during the pandemic.

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Track-leaves 🍁🍂 ##BTS ##방탄소년단 ##LifeGoesOn by RM

♬ Life Goes On – BTS

The song’s entrancing melody has also set a record of 930 million hashtag views in just 15 days on TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile videos.

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Flowers for ARMY 🌼💐 ##BTS ##방탄소년단 ##LifeGoesOn by Jimin

♬ Life Goes On – BTS

Held from November 21 to December 5, the #LifeGoesOn challenge was a call for users all over the word to interpret and positively express how ‘Life Goes On’ in their own creative ways.

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Capture moments in life 📸🌈 찰칵 찰칵! ##BTS ##방탄소년단 ##LifeGoesOn by j-hope

♬ Life Goes On – BTS

The videos created with #LifeGoesOn had more than 463,276 in 15 days of the campaign. 

BTS members RM, Jin, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook — save for Suga who is currently recuperating from a surgery to treat his ailing shoulder problem, which he has endured for the last eight years — also participated in the challenge and connected with their fans by releasing TikTok videos of their own.

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Add some colors to your life! 🎨 사각사각 쓱쓱 🐰 ##BTS ##방탄소년단 ##LifeGoesOn by Jung Kook

♬ Life Goes On – BTS

In their Tiktok videos, Jin goes through a flipbook, RM and V does maple leaf art, Jimin decorates a glass bottle, j-hope takes Polaroid pictures, and JungKook practices calligraphy.

In response, the group’s fans, called ARMY, uploaded videos of themselves dancing and singing along to the new song, as well as moments in their daily lives with friends and family. 

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Like an echo in the forest 🍃🎵 ##BTS ##방탄소년단 ##LifeGoesOn by V

♬ Life Goes On – BTS

A special ‘Life Goes On (ARMY version)’ music video will be released on the official BTS TikTok and social media channels on December 30, capturing selected video submissions that were part of the #LifeGoesOn challenge.

For more details about the challenge, visit the #LifeGoesOn Challenge Event Page.