The infamous Girls’ Generation black ocean at Dream Concert – What actually happened?
Girls’ Generation and their journey
Do you remember the black ocean of Girls’ Generation (SNSD) at the Dream Concert in 2008? Arguably, it absolutely was the darkest day in history for K-pop. If we googled it, we might get many pieces of knowledge from the anti-fans, and it had been the thing that gave us the wrong perception.
Do you know what Dream Concert is?
For you who don’t know yet what Dream Concert is, it’s an annual event that is held within the Seoul tourney Stadium. it’s more just like the tourney of K-pop fan clubs than a concert because many fandoms attend the venue it makes this concert very majestic and is why it has become one of all the largest K-pop concerts. But, the 2008 Dream Concert was a nightmare for SNSD.
What actually happened to Girls’ Generation at Dream Concert 2008?
In 2008, Girls’ Generation (SNSD) was still a rookie girl band in Korea. At that point, SNSD was underestimated by many folks in Korea. Even, the looks of SNSD weren’t considered at the start of their debut.
The Dream Concert remained on June 7, 2008. there have been such a lot of stars who performed at the event, like Super Junior, DBSK, Wonder Girls so on. Including SNSD who got a 10-minutes “black ocean” at that point.
FYI, “Black Ocean” may be a tragedy where all fandom light sticks are intentionally turned off to protest/dislike.
The black ocean was done by all fandoms except SOne (SNSD fans). In a rapid, they turned off their lightsticks and made the full stadium dark, although there have been some SOne members who firmly kept turning on their lightsticks.
All fandoms were silent. But, when SNSD performed the song Girls’ Generation, there have been some fandoms who shouted for “Wonder Girls”, not “So Nyeo Shi Dae”. there have been even some people that shouted “Plastic Generation”. Taeyeon and Jessica sang the foremost parts of the song trying hard to carry back tears, while Tiffany, Sunny, and Yoona had teary eyes but still tried to smile.
Here are the explanations why the “Black Ocean” occurred
It was said before the concert occurred, there have been some fandoms (whose artists performed at Dream Concert) who made an inspiration to boycott SNSD thanks to the closeness between SNSD and therefore the fandom’s idols. Additionally, the tension between SOne (SNSD fans) and ELF (Super Junior fans) already occurred at that point, because they fought for the most effective seats at the stadium.
On the opposite hand, ELF said the rationale why the black ocean happened was because SOne tore the banner of ELF. there have been also accusations of a beating, stabbing, rape, some even say there was an ELF who tried to kill thanks to the problem. It doesn’t be, right? Let’s take a glance at a number of the accusations.
- SOne tore the banner of ELF
The Dream Concert committee has already said that the banner was moved by the committee, which there was no torn banner. it absolutely was moved to assist other audience members who didn’t get a seat.
2. SOne did a beating and stabbing to ELF and Cassiopeia
If that action occurred, why didn’t the committee and therefore the security intervene in this action, wouldn’t or not it’s strange for them to not? And if that action really occurred, wouldn’t there be a headline within the television media or other the other media. Somehow during this case, there was no news in the least about it?
3. SOne raped members of ELF and Cassiopeia
This allegation really made no sense in any respect, could multiple rapes happen to people in an exceedingly large stadium with a capacity of 44 thousand spectators? Moreover, SOne was still a rookie fandom that only had some members while ELF and Cassiopeia were two of the largest fandom in Korea and had tens of thousands of members. It seems impossible for SOne to own done that.
Shortly after these allegations, stated above, one among the 2 fandoms incited others to participate within the black ocean and silent protest of SNSD.
But, the foremost reasonable reason why they started the black ocean was that there have been many folks who disliked the closeness between SNSD and therefore the idol whose fandom did the black ocean. as an example, SNSD had been involved in a very CF (Commercial Footage) of Haptic Samsung Annycal with DBSK which made Cassiopeia upset. Then, started the competition between SNSD and Wonder Girls.
Hiatus after the “Black Ocean”, then become a Queen
After a hiatus for a couple of months following the black ocean incident, SNSD was shining again after they released their debut extended play (EP) Gee which had sold over 100,000 copies in Asian countries and got them to get many awards.
11 years have passed since their debut, SNSD has become the queen of the K-pop 2nd generation. This SM Entertainment artist has become the one and only girl group that has lasted for 11 years, while they only have 5 members left.
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