By Caleb Taylor and Jacques Peterson For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:25 BST, 17 June 2019 | Updated: 02:31 BST, 17 June 2019
Korean girl group BLACKPINK concluded their first tour of Australia in Sydney on Saturday night.
And singer Rosé, who was raised in Melbourne, took the opportunity to pay tribute to her thousands of Australian fans.
The 22-year-old, whose real name is Roseanne Park, told concertgoers she was 'having the time of [her] life' in her home country.
'This is very, very special to me': Australian K-pop superstar Rosé became emotional on stage during her first tour of her home country with girl group BLACKPINK on Saturday night
She said it felt 'very, very special' to be performing in Sydney, a place she visited often with her South Korean immigrant parents and older sister during her childhood.
'Sydney, this [is the] place that me and my dad and my mum and sister used to come and hang out,' she said.
'To be honest, being back here on tour, marks the first time I am performing here. So it feels very familiar. But also very different.'
Homecoming: The 22-year-old, whose real name is Roseanne Park, told concertgoers she was 'having the time of her life' in her home country. Pictured: Rosé, Lisa Manoban, and Jennie Kim
During BLACKPINK's show, Rosé also delighted fans by encouraging her Thai-born bandmate Lisa Manoban to speak in an Australian accent.
'I'm so nervous, I don't know why!' said Lisa as