July 28, 2012 10:52 AM EDT
Newly debuted groups EXO-K and EXO-M, who began their promotions in Thailand were met with more than welcoming arms at the airport.
On July 26, EXO-M arrived in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport and EXO-K arrived on July 27. Within those two days, a total of over 3,000 fans gathered at the airport to get a glimpse of EXO-K and EXO-M. The reality of the two groups' fame was clearly evident.
EXO-M, who arrived a day earlier, appeared on a famous TV show called, "Ching100, Ching1,000,000" which continuously rakes in over 75% viewing rates each week. Members of EXO-M introduced themselves and even played games with Thailand celebrities.
The Thailand TV show "Ching100, Ching1,000,000" has been broadcast for 24 years, since 1988. EXO-M was the first ever foreign celebrity to appear on the show and heightened the people's level of interest in the idol group.
Also, when EXO-K arrived on July 27, two idol groups appeared on the popular variety show called, "Amazing Thursday" together. Approximately 1,200 fans appeared on set to watch the filming of EXO-K and EXO-M's appearance.
During the show, EXO-K and EXO-M performed their title song "MAMA" and one other song "History" and drew attention with their talents. Each song was performed in the Korean version as well as the Chinese version and flaunted their easiness in working on their promotion in both Korea and China. All the members also drew attention for their skillfulness in speaking Thai.
Meanwhile, EXO-K and EXO-M will continue their promotion in Thailand until July 29.