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Did SHINee set their performance in PH for M Countdown?

Eagle-eyed Filipino KPop fans noticed that the backdrop for their performance had easter eggs pointing to the Philippines.

Korean Pop group SHINee performed their song Don’t Call Me on M Countdown. Eagle-eyed Filipino KPop fans noticed that the backdrop for their performance had easter eggs pointing to the Philippines.

First, netizens spotted an easter egg on the gas station sign.

Philip Jamilla pointed out the gas prices on the backdrop used on SHINee’s performance highlight the Philippines currency through the use of “PHP.”

After that, other netizens have started retweeting the backdrop highlighting the Philippines’ representation in a South Korean program.

Netizens have also pointed out that the LED screen features the changing scenes of Mayon Volcano during the performance.

One netizen noted SHINee’s efforts in making a political statement.

As a result, some netizens wonder if someone from the set design team was from the Philippines.



SHINee is a South Korean boy group founded by SM Entertainment in 2008. Their musical impact earned them numerous accolades and the title “Princes of K-pop.” The group had five members Onew, Key, Minho, Taemin, and Jong-hyun. However, Jonghyun passed away in December of 2017.

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