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BLACKPINK performs in Paris, meets President Macron, Federer
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K-Pop Girl group BLACKPINK received the honor to perform for high officials and famous figures in a charity event
BLACKPINK on Jan. 25 takes a commemorative photo with French President Emmanuel Macron (middle) and first lady Brigitte Macron (third from right) at the presidential residence Elysee Palace in Paris. (YG Entertainment)
BLACKPINK on Jan. 25 takes a commemorative photo with French President Emmanuel Macron (middle) and first lady Brigitte Macron (third from right) at the presidential residence Elysee Palace in Paris. (YG Entertainment)

By Aisylu Akhmetzianova

BLACKPINK has graced the stage for the grand finale of the Le Gala des Pieces Jaunes charity event in France. 
 

The K-pop girl group's agency YG Entertainment on Jan. 30 said the quartet on Jan. 25 attended the French Hospital Foundation's gala concert at the indoor arena Zenith Paris inside La Villette in the French capital. 
 

Hosted by a charity group chaired by French first lady Brigitte Macron, the annual event organizes fundraising campaigns and volunteer projects to improve hospital conditions for child patients.
 

BLACKPINK was the first K-pop artist invited to the concert. 
 

The group finished the night on stage as the final act by performing "Shut Down," the title track from its second studio album, and the album's pre-release song "Pink Venom." 
 

BLACKPINK on Jan. 25 performs at the French Hospital Foundation's charity concert at the indoor arena Zenith Paris inside La Villette in the French capital. (YG Entertainment)
BLACKPINK on Jan. 25 performs at the French Hospital Foundation's charity concert at the indoor arena Zenith Paris inside La Villette in the French capital. (YG Entertainment)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the performance, the first lady said, "The proceeds from the ticket sales for this event and all the funds raised from this concert will be donated to the French Hospital Foundation," thanking the girl group for appearing. "We highly welcome BLACKPINK, who commands immense influence all over the world, to join us in such a meaningful event.”
 

The group also took commemorative photos with French President Emmanuel Macron. 
 

In addition, Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer made headlines for releasing on Instagram

Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer (middle) takes a commemorative photo with BLACKPINK. (Federer's official Instagram account)
Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer (middle) takes a commemorative photo with BLACKPINK. (Federer's official Instagram account)

 

a photo of him with the quartet. "My kids said this was a definite IG (Instagram) post," he said through his post on Jan. 28 Korean Standard Time.


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