TWICE Postpones Japan Tokyo Dome Concerts As A Precaution Against COVID-19 Outbreak
TWICE has announced that they will be postponing their Japan Dome concerts.
On February 26, TWICE’s official Japanese Twitter account posted an announcement about the postponement, citing the safety precautions due to the COVID-19.
『TWICE WORLD TOUR 2019 ‘TWICELIGHTS’ IN JAPAN』(3月3日、3月4日) 東京ドーム公演開催延期・振替公演に関するお知らせhttps://t.co/BwlAjcpBP1
— TWICE JAPAN OFFICIAL (@JYPETWICE_JAPAN) February 26, 2020
The official announcement says:
TWICE’s World Tour
TWICE WORLD TOUR 2019 TWICELIGHTS IN JAPAN ‘Tokyo Dome’ that was originally scheduled to take place at Tokyo Dome on March 3 (Tuesday) and March 4 (Wednesday) has been postponed in response to the government’s request following the Coronavirus Infectious Disease Control Headquarters announcement this afternoon.
In addition, we wish to inform you of the new dates that have been decided as follows.
“ TWICE WORLD TOUR 2019 ‘TWICELIGHTS’ IN JAPAN ” Tokyo Dome Performance
1. Performance on March 3 (Tuesday) → April 15 (Wednesday) * Transfer performance
2. Performance on Wednesday, March 4 → Thursday, April 16 * Transfer performance
Details of the above performances that have been transferred will be announced on this site on February 28 (Friday).
For those who have been looking forward to the performance, we apologize for the inconvenience. We would appreciate your understanding with regards to decreasing the chances of the spread of the infection.
—TWICE’s official Japanese site
Earlier, TWICE cancelled their last TWICELIGHTS concert in Seoul, again owing to safety measures against the COVID-19.