K-pop boy band Wanna One is set to disband by the end of this year. The group’s agency Swing Entertainment has confirmed the news in a statement.
“December 31, 2018 is the date that Wanna One’s contract is scheduled to end. During the period after the contract expires, we will wrap up Wanna One’s official activities such as award ceremonies as previously planned and end with the January concert,” read the official statement.
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“We want to thank the 11 members of Wanna One, who have showed everyone the best of themselves for the past year and a half, from August 2017 to now.”
“We also sincerely thank the fans domestic and worldwide who have loved Wanna One and ask for your support and congratulations for the members as they wrap up their promotions and begin their new journeys,” said the statement as obtained by Soompi.
Shortly after confirming their disbandment, Wanna One has dropped the teaser poster for their farewell concert, “Therefore” which is scheduled for 4 days straight from January 24-27 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul.
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2019 Wanna One Concert [Therefore] 티켓오픈 안내 . 1X1=1(TO BE ONE) 1-1=0 (NOTHING WITHOUT YOU) 0+1=1 (I PROMISE YOU) 1÷x=1 (UNDIVIDED) 1¹¹=1 (POWER OF DESTINY) . ‘연산(戀算)시리즈’앨범을 통해, 만남부터 이별까지 사랑과 관계의 서사를 연산으로 풀어냈었던 워너원. . 2019년 1월, 워너원이 처음 만났던 그날부터 지금까지 연산으로 풀어낸 우리의 이야기들을 통해 워너원의 해답을 증명해 보이려 한다. . 2019 Wanna One Concert [Therefore] . [공연일정] – 2019년 1월 24일(목) 오후 7시 30분 – 2019년 1월 25일(금) 오후 7시 30분 – 2019년 1월 26일(토) 오후 5시 – 2019년 1월 27일(일) 오후 5시 . [공연장소] 고척 스카이돔 . [예매일정] – 팬클럽 선예매 : 2018년 12월 26일(수) 20:00~23:59 – 일반예매 : 2018년 12월 27일(목) 20:00~ . [예매처] 인터파크 단독판매 https://bit.ly/2Gp1YZ8 . #WannaOne #워너원 #WannaOneConcert #Therefore
Throughout January 2019, Wanna One will be attending various year-end ceremonies as a full group, before their final concerts.