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EXO’s ‘Power’ becomes part of Dubai Fountain’s performances

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Updated : January 17 2018

K-pop group EXO’s “Power” was included in the Dubai Fountain’s performance repertoire Tuesday, according to the Dubai Corporation of Tourism & Commerce Marketing.

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Members of EXO watch the Dubai Fountain's performance to "Power." (Gulf News-Yonhap)
The Dubai Fountain is the world’s largest choreographed fountain system in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The fountain’s performances take place daily, accompanied by light and music.

“Power” is the first K-pop song selected for the fountain’s performance. The performance repertoire has usually consisted of traditional Arab music or songs with worldwide acclaim, such as Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” and “Thriller” by Michael Jackson.

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EXO members at press conference in Dubai (Gulf News-Yonhap)
Members of EXO visited Dubai to watch the performance and hold a press conference. Daily newspaper Gulf News reported that BTS, Wanna One, Seventeen, Twice and Red Velvet are noticeable K-pop groups along with EXO.

The UAE has seen the growing popularity of K-pop, with relatively more cultural openness compared to other nations in the Middle East.

By Cho Yun-myung (yunc39@heraldcorp.com)

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