On June 8, Lee Soo Man, The Founder And Producer Of SM Entertainment, Met With The Minister Of Culture Of Saudi Arabia Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan Who Was Also Accompanied By BoA.
Recently, Lee Soo Man , founder of the well-known agency SM Entertainment, met with the Saudi Minister of Culture to discuss cultural cooperation. On June 8, Lee Soo Man met with the Minister of Culture of Saudi Arabia Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan who was also accompanied by BoA .
According to SM Entertainment on June 11, the two discussed holding “SMTOWN Live” in Saudi Arabia, jointly creating media content with a Saudi production company, and more. “We hope to find a collaborative way to produce Saudi S-Pop and global stars by leveraging SM Entertainment’s cultural technology. We want to help build a music ecosystem for the younger generation in Saudi Arabia,” said Lee So Man.
Earlier in March, Lee Soo Man was invited to meet with Saudi government officials and discuss promoting the entertainment business and building a music ecosystem in Saudi Arabia. It is not surprising that many fans were very happy to see the meeting and hoped for a good cooperation in the future.
Meanwhile SM Entertainmentnet is one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea which was founded in 1995 by record executive and record producer Lee Soo Man. The company has been responsible for nurturing and popularizing the careers of a myriad of K-pop stars who amassed a large global fan base. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publisher. SM Entertainment is known to have led the worldwide K-pop phenomenon and the music side of “Hallyu” and is known as the “Korean Wave”, with early success overseas such as HOT , SES and BoA.
The label has also represented K-pop artists such as TVXQ , Super Junior , Girls’ Generation , J-Min , SHINee , Zhou Mi , EXO , Red Velvet , NCT , SuperM and AESPA as well as previously represented Hyun Jin Young , Shinhwa , Fly to the Sky , The Grace , f(x) and Henry . SM has co-published Avex Trax releases for artists including Ayumi Hamasaki , Namie Amuro andKoda Kumi as well as Johnny’s Entertainment artists such as Arashi and KAT-TUN .