(May 23, 2012, Shanghai) Following in the footstep of spring and feeling the breath of early summer, the Madame Tussauds Shanghai, situated on the tenth floor of New World Mansion, No.2-68, West Nanjing Road will introduce another popular new star. Madame Tussauds, with more than 250 years of history, has accommodated classic and memorable wax models of countless celebrities. Today, it welcomed its first Korean popular singer Nichkhun, who is called the “Little Prince of Thailand”. It is believed that a sweetheart wave will spread across the Asia in the wake of the rising of this new pop star.
In recent years, more and more overseas members appear in the Korean entertainment circle, of whom, Nichkhun is undoubtedly one of the most eye-catching stars. He was selected by the JYP Company as a trainee in 2006, and debuted as a member of the 2PM Group two years later. Upon the excellent performance in the group and personal activities, he is favored by the teammates, the company, the hosts and the TV stations and now has blended into the Korean entertainment circle with an amazing speed. As his mother is from Pingtung county, Taiwan, his father is a Thai-Chinese, his grandmother is from Hainan ,China and his grandfather from Thailand, Nichkhun owns a “sweetheart” Thai-Chinese image and is passionately adored by many fans in Asia, especially the female ones. To help the fans realize their dream to personally see their idol, the Madame Tussauds made efforts to create a charming “Thai Greeting” wax figure for Nichkhun based on his life modeling.
“With the popular South Korean variety show ‘We Got Married’ becoming hot on the internet, our visitors urge us to have a wax figure of Nichkhun, one member of the hot KhunToria, in Madame Tussauds Shanghai,” said Yang Yong, general manager of Madame Tussauds Shanghai: “According to the report of the Madame Tussauds Bangkok, hundreds of local fans and media crowded into the Madame Tussauds on the day when the wax figure of Nichkhun was unveiled in Thailand. In order to meet the demand of the Chinese fans, we introduce the wax figure of Nichkhun and hope to bring the surprise and happiness to his fans this summer. ”
Four beautiful fans of Nichkhun were excited for the presence of “Nichkhun” in Shanghai Madame Tussauds as they could see their idol personally. On the site of the event, they specially dressed in the national costumes of China, Japan, Korea and Thailand, indicating that the popularity of Nichkhun will sweep over the Asia, and took photos with “ Nichkhun” in a pose of “Thai Greeting”. “Nichkhun is my favorite Korean star. It is hard to describe my feeling at this very moment,” said a fan who specially came to attend the unveiling ceremony.
The wax figure of Nichkhun is reportedly rented from the Madame Tussauds Bangkok and will be exhibited in Madame Tussauds Shanghai for only three months. Tourists and fans can seize the time to appreciate the presence of Nichkhun and directly contact with the idol from today. It must be one of the amazing trips in this summer for the Chinese fans to come to see the wax figure of Nichkhun in Madame Tussauds Shanghai.