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JYJ member’s birthday creates Twitter buzz

By Korea Herald

Published : June 4, 2013 - 15:23

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Park Yoo-chun (CJES Entertainment) Park Yoo-chun (CJES Entertainment)

JYJ’s Park Yoo-chun has made it to the top of Twitter’s trending topics -- thanks to his birthday that fell on Tuesday. Twitter’s “trending topics” refers to the hottest keywords dominating the social network’s timelines worldwide. 

An outpouring of tweets celebrating Park’s 26th birthday filled Twitter under the hashtag “28thYuchunDay.”


(CJES Entertainment) (CJES Entertainment)

Park’s agency put out a press release on Tuesday, highlighting how his birthday was being celebrated across the world, especially with the help of fans in Korea, China and Japan. 

Some 1,000 fans in Japan celebrated Park’s birthday in major cities including Tokyo. Chinese fans in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou gathered together to host celebrations as well. 

A fan community in Taiwan raised money to place a large birthday card on an electronic display in one of the major subway stations in Seoul.

Jin Eun-soo, Intern Reporter