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On December 29th, the ‘62nd Kohaku Uta Gassen‘ opened up rehearsals at the NHK Hall in Shibuya.
SNSD and KARA attended the rehearsals, where SNSD performed their Japanese debut single, “Genie“, and KARA performed a medley of their 2011 hits and their hit tracks, “Jet Coaster Love” and “Mister“.
After the rehearsals, KARA held a brief press conference to greet reporters, where Seungyeon expressed, “A lot of things happened this year, and it was truly a jet coaster-like year.” Nicole added,“We busily promoted in both Korea and Japan, and I think it was a year where we matured and developed a lot.”
Jiyoung stated, “I’m glad that we can get more people to know about KARA through our attendance at the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen.” Hara asked, “The five of us will work hard next year so please look forward to our promotions.”
Nicole also hinted at their stage performance by adding, “We’ll be wearing red outfits on stage today.”
When asked whose performance they were most looking forward to, Gyuri replied, “SMAP.”
The ceremony will broadcast live on December 31st at 7:15 p.m.