FT Island is headlining a concert in Canada.

On September third, FT Island will take part in <Concert for Japan> at Downsview Park in Toronto, Canada. <Concert for Japan> is a charity event to present hope to earthquake victims in Japan. All of the proceeds will also go to the aid organization.

FT Island has decided to take part in the event based on the concert’s goal. The band hopes to return the love they have received through music with music. They have already topped various charts and broke a number of records as a Korean band.

FT Island members are not hiding their excitement. “Now to North America! Everyone gather in Canada,” tweeted leader Choi Jonghun.

FT Island’s management FNC Music staff says FT Island’s schedule is pretty full already because the band is preparing for their new album. ”But after some adjustments, FT Island got to sign up for the event,” said the FNC Music staff. “They’ve been selected as the headliner for the two-day concert. So we got to check on FT Island’s global popularity.”

FT Island is the first international male artist to rank no.1 on the Oricon weekly chart with their debut album. They have successfully completed their national tour in Japan and held their final stage in Budokan. They held their concert in Korea on the 24th for the first time in two years, and plans to release a new album next month.

<Concert for Japan> is a two-day event featuring total of 18 teams. FT Island joins British artist Paul Oakenfold and Canadian band Abandon All Ships.

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Reporter Kim Sunghan at Sports Hankook
English translator: DJ PRI (TUMBLR)