Some 1,200 Japanese fans plan to come to Korea to mark the second anniversary on Saturday of the death of pop star Park Yong-ha, who committed suicide in 2010. They will visit his grave in southern Seoul in the morning and attend a screening of concert footage in the afternoon.
In Japan, various events are taking place to mark the anniversary. Over the past week, around 7,000 fans have gathered in Tokyo's Shibuya district for events showing previously unreleased footage and photographs of Park.
A theater in Tokyo's trendy Roppongi district is also holding a three-week memorial event in honor of Park, showing a collection of footage from his concert tours in Japan since his debut there in 2004. The footage was shown in nine Japanese cities last year and drew many of his fans.