It's just been announced that girl group T-ara will be absent from all year-end award ceremonies in order to focus on overseas activities instead. Agency Core Contents Media revealed on November 10th, "T-ara will not be attending this year's 'Melon Music Awards', 'MAMA' or 'Golden Disk Awards'. Instead, they will be heading overseas for activities in Japan, China and Taiwan to meet with their fans."
2011 Melon Music Awards - Seoul Olympic Stadium, Korea (November 24th, Thursday) 2011 MAMA - Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore (November 29th, Tuesday) 2011 Golden Disk Awards - Kyocera Dome Osaka, Japan (January 11th, Wednesday)T-ara is facing a very packed schedule as they prepare to release their new mini-album, "Black Eyes". Furthermore, members Hyomin and Eunjung are also busy with filming their respective sageuk dramas, and it was reportedly difficult to coordinate their schedules. T-ara will be making their official comeback on the 18th through KBS's "Music Bank". Source: Star News via Nate