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“Why Is It Simply Korea?” — Netizens React To A “Mistake” In Sam Smith’s Official Tour Merchandise

A hilarious mistake.

Artist Sam Smith will quickly be performing stay in Asia. He’s about to embark on a tour that spans numerous international locations together with Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Singapore. He launched a particular model of his tour t-shirt for the Asia tour. The entrance of the white t-shirt is a two-by-two polaroid photograph of himself, whereas the again spells out every metropolis he’ll carry out in.

Koreans rapidly noticed one “metropolis” that didn’t slot in. Whereas different international locations had their cities corresponding to Bangkok and Taipei spelled out, South Korea’s consultant was written as “Songpa-gu” on the shirt.

Though the right metropolis to incorporate would have been Seoul, it looks as if Sam Smith’s group was confused about South Korea’s metropolis and avenue system. The stadium at which Sam Smith will play at is situated in Songpa-gu. The “-gu” moniker is used to seek advice from districts, and is the following denomination after the town itself. Netizens had fun on the merchandise.

Netizen reactions. | theqoo
  • Why is it solely Songpa-gu that’s Songpa-gu LOL.
  • Songpa-gu LOOOOL.
  • I believe this error occurred as a result of they don’t find out about our districts or neighborhood techniques properly.
  • The residents of Songpa-gu can be so proud.
  • Ah, f*ck. LOL.
  • Not Seoul however Songpa-gu LOL.

His present performs on the KSPO Dome on October 18, 2023.

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