"Girls' Generation 1st Asia Tour: Into the New World" is the first concert tour by Girls' Generation. Although the first concerts were scheduled in South Korea, they have started their international concerts with Shanghai, China in April 2010. As of December 2010, it was announced that there would be no more stops for the concert tour.
The tour was announced by SM Entertainment in November 2009. The tickets for the tour went on sale on November 19 and were sold out in 3 minutes.
The tour initially consisted of two Korean shows on December 19 and 20, 2009. It was later announced that the group would have two "Encore" shows for February 27 and 28, 2010.