Fans Remember The Late SHINee Jonghyun On His Birthday In The Most Beautiful Way
SHINee‘s Jonghyun‘s birthday was on April 8, and fans in Korea remembered him in a special way – under a collaborative “forever with fans” memorial.
They put up advertisements around the country celebrating his birthday.
The memorial ads celebrate Jonghyun’s life and the coming of spring in Korea.
These ads are in Gangnam station in Seoul.
Advertisements in Daegu appeared a few days before his birthday in exits 1 and 2 of Jungangro station and will be up for a month.
대구 중앙로역 광고가 게시되었습니다. 오늘부터 5월 7일까지 게시되며 중앙로역 1번 2번 출구로 지하 2층 으로 가시면 중앙쪽 입구에 있습니다.
후기이벤트로 해시태그 #네_눈엔_우주가_담겼어_종현
상품은 종현앨범 기프티콘입니다#종현 #종현아생일축하해 #HappyjonghyunDay #대구광고 pic.twitter.com/RS6bT82jP4
— [0408아튬나눔]🌸지야🌸 (@subtle0408) April 5, 2018
Ads are featured at Gangnam station exits 3, 4, 5 and 6.
'강남역 미디어 필러 광고'가 시작되었습니다!
종현의 생일을 축하하는 광고 영상과 함께 나오고 있는 Take The Dive가 강남역을 채우고 있습니다. 미디어 필러 광고는 강남역 3,4,5,6번 출구 방향에서 보실 수 있어요 ㅎㅅㅎ #종현아생일축하해 pic.twitter.com/p2Gn7bGeTM
— 사서함 408호 (@letter408) April 5, 2018
And a massive digital ad in Samsung station covers 14 screens at the COEX exit.
'삼성역 디지털 미디어 터널 광고'가 시작되었습니다!
삼성역에서 코엑스쪽으로 나가는 출구 방향에서 보실 수 있어요 ㅎㅅㅎ
수많은 출퇴근 인파가 있어서 현장 촬영 영상 대신 편집 영상을 올립니다 ㅎㅅㅎ
— 사서함 408호 (@letter408) April 6, 2018
The full display near Gangnam covers three stations on line two, including Gangnam and Samsung station, and the Shinbundang Line’s Gangnam station. It also includes one station on line four, Hongik University station.
종현의 생일을 축하하는 생일 광고가 서울 곳곳에서 시작됩니다!
따뜻한 봄, 종현의 생일을 함께 축하해주세요!
BASE 영상회와 모금 등으로 참여해주신 모든 분께 감사드립니다.
#종현 #JONGHYUN #ジョンヒョン #김종현 pic.twitter.com/geOAsWFQT1
— 사서함 408호 (@letter408) April 3, 2018
Each display includes clips from Jonghyun’s “BASE” album.
And digital ads at Sinsa station’s exit 8 in Seoul were also on display.
Even more fans shared memories, pictures and comments on social media.
— 종현 생일광고 (@1WXcd4mKzQAcmfi) April 7, 2018
- “I feel like he’d be waiting in heaven making amazing music. Sometimes when I concentrate on the lyrics of your songs, there are so many lines that make me think of you… you’ve worked hard, rest peacefully…”
- “I’m sure he’s a shining star by now, right? I miss you. I won’t forget you, Jonghyun.”
- “Jonghyun, I’ve been waiting for this day with such longing. I hope you’re spending the day listening to your birthday messages. Thank you so much for your great songs. We’ll always be with you so don’t worry. I love you so, so much.”
Jonghyun was the #1 trending topic on Twitter on the 8 April in Korea under the hashtag #Jonghyunhappybirthday.
“there are many things i want to say to jonghyun, but thank you for being born.”
– kibum#종현아생일축하해 pic.twitter.com/yYz3S4C9r6
— shinee loops (@shineeIoops) April 8, 2018
And he is still being remembered on Twitter a day later.
It’s been more than a day and a half and #종현아생일축하해 is still trending in Korea 💎 pic.twitter.com/9e3d6fh5cR
— FOREVER 5HINee (@shinee96_) April 9, 2018
Happy birthday, Jonghyun. We’ll never forget you.