SM Entertainment has finally addressed fan concerns about an upcoming event. The agency issued a statement explaining the decision about the venue of SHINee’s 15th-anniversary fan meeting. In addition, the company announced that the event will be postponed to a later date. This way, they will be able to find a better venue for SHINee and SHAWOLs.

SM Entertainment Reacts To SHAWOLs Complaints About SHINee Fan Meeting Venue

It was previously announced that SHINee’s 15th-anniversary fan meeting ‘Everyday is SHINee DAY: Piece of SHINE’ will be held at the Ilsan Korea International Exhibition Center [KINTEX]. However, the news was met with outrage as fans complained about the seating arrangements in the venue.

SM Entertainment finally addressed the issue in a statement released on May 1. The agency explained they chose the venue due to capacity and availability on a weekend. The company further stated that they are discussing seating plans to avoid obstructing the view of some fans.

Despite the statement, fans continued to express their disapproval. SM Entertainment finally decided to issue a new announcement in an effort to please SHAWOLs.

“We sincerely apologize for causing concern to fans ahead of the 15th anniversary of SHINee and SHINee World,” the agency said. They then confirmed that the 2023 SHINee Fanmeeting ‘Everyday is SHINee DAY: Piece of SHINE’ will be postponed. The event was originally scheduled for May 27, 2023.

SM continued, “We are waiting for an answer after confirming the new location. We will inform you as soon as the venue and detailed schedule are decided.

SHINee recently reunited for the first time since Taemin’s military discharge. ONEW snapped a hilarious photo of the reunion which was shared on the group’s official Twitter account.

SHINEE has not yet announced their next comeback as a full group. However, an update could be dropped at the ‘Everyday is SHINee DAY: Piece of SHINE’ fan meeting.