The October 5 episode of MBC Every1
'Welcome, First Time in Korea?
' featured visitors from Russia.
The friends of Svetlana, a foreign student from Russia, visited South Korea for the first time. During the interview, the friends were asked about their favorite K-Pop stars.
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One friend Lagina named SHINee's Minho and started smiling uncontrollably. Another friend Alana named EXO and Girls' Generation.
Svetlana talked about the immense popularity of K-Pop in general, and explained, "BTS and EXO's popularity in Russia is no joke. There are more than 100,000 EXO fans."