2018 Philippine K-Events: 9 Acts To Watch Out For In Manila This Year
Get your feels and wallets ready, K-drama and K-Pop fans in the Philippines, for K-events are coming your way!
The first months of 2018 have already given Philippine K-drama and K-Pop fans a lot to reminisce about their favorite artists.
FNC’s first male dance group SF9 made its debut appearance on the Philippine shore with Be My Fantasy in Manila held at The Theatre at Solaire on January 6.
Philippine fans of JBJ were also fortunate to see the project boy group live through Come True in Manila at the KIA Theatre on January 14 before its inevitable disbandment.
A party also descended upon Manila as co-ed group KARD intoxicated fans with good music in its Wild KARD in Manila at the KIA Theatre on February 9.
Actor Ji Soo made Valentine’s extra special for his fans in My One and Only Ji Soo Fan Meeting held on February 10 at the SM Skydome.
And recently, EXO dominated SM Mall of Asia Arena as it returned for the staging of EXO PLANET #4 – The ElyXiOn.
But before you squeal in happiness for being part of at least one of these events, get more of your feels ready as more K-drama and K-Pop acts are bound to arrive in Manila!
Here are the K-events in Manila (as of press time) that are set to bring smiles on your faces (and probably, tears in your eyes) this 2018:
Jung Hae In “Smile” Fan Meeting In Manila
Fans of South Korea actor Jung Hae In may want to skip May and fast forward to June to shorten the waiting period before the actor brings his million-watt smile in Manila.
CDM Entertainment, the event organizer which brought Ji Soo back in the Philippines earlier this year, will make K-drama fans smile from ear-to-ear on June 30 at the KIA Theatre in Jung Hae In ‘Smile’ Fan Meeting in Manila.
Super Show 7 in Manila
Fans of Jung Hae In and Super Junior, we wish you luck. Happening on the same day as the Something in the Rain actor’s first ever fan meeting in Manila is the return of the boy group who started the K-Pop concert scene in the Philippines — Super Junior.
After hinting on the possibility of Super Show 7, PULP Live World has finally confirmed that Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Shindong, Eunhyuk, Siwon, and Donghae will stage their much-anticipated concert in the country after five years since Super Show 5.
The Manila leg of the boy group’s seventh international tour will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on June 30.
2018 Yook Sung Jae Fan Meeting in Manila <PARADISE>
Just announced this week, BTOB member-turned-actor Yook Sung Jae will be holding a solo fan meeting in Manila on July 13 at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent.
Brought to fans by video service Viu in cooperation with Cube Entertainment, Faith & D Entertainment, Humap Contents, with special thanks to FangirlAsia, the 2018 Yook Sung Jae Fan Meeting in Manila <PARADISE> will mark the singer-actor’s first ever solo fan meeting in the country.
Penshoppe Fan Con featuring Sandara Park and Nam Joo Hyuk
Filipino fashion brand Penshoppe will once again bring singer-actress Sandara Park for a special event — and this time, Nam Joo Hyuk is coming with her.
The must-see fan con will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on July 29, marking the first collaboration of the two YG Entertainment stars.
The Penshoppe Fan Con, which received much buzz and support from fans who want to see Nam and Park in their first collaborative event, will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on July 29. At present, registration for the upcoming fan con has been closed due to a large number of entries submitted,
Season of GFriend in Manila
Fans of South Korean girl group GFriend in Manila made it happen.
MyMusicTaste is bringing the Time for Moon Night singers back in the archipelago to stage their first ever solo concert Season of GFriend at the KIA Theatre on August 19.
The concert is part of the girl group’s first Asia concert tour which kicked off in Taipei on February 28.
Wanna One World Tour <ONE: THE WORLD> in Manila
As much as we want to deny it, South Korean boy group Wanna One will soon end its successful run as an 11-member boy group.
So before the heartbreaking reality sets in, make sure to catch Wanna One at its final world tour and solo concert in Manila on September 1 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
Wanna One World Tour <ONE: THE WORLD> in Manila is brought to fans by PULP Live World, which was also behind the sold-out ElyXiOn in Manila and concerts of other top K-Pop acts including EXO, BTS, Super Junior, BIGBANG, 2NE1, Monsta X, among others.
Tickets to the concert will be available beginning July 15.
2018 SEVENTEEN ‘Ideal Cut’ Concert in Manila
PULP Live World continues to bring K-Pop acts to local fans as it follows up Wanna One with another in-demand boy group — SEVENTEEN.
The 13-member boy group will stage its Ideal Cut concert in Manila on September 29 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. More details are expected to be released as the concert draws nearer.
The concert is part of the boy group’s Ideal Cut concert series which will kick off on June 28 until July 1 at the Jamsil Indoor Gymnasium.
Day6 First World Tour <Youth>
South Korean band Day6 will finally land in the Philippines for the Manila leg of its first ever world tour Youth. MyMusicTaste is granting fans’ requests as it brings Jae, Young K, Sungjin, Wonpil, and Dowoon for the first time in the Philippine shore.
No detail has been announced regarding the concert as of press time. Additionally, Day6’s Youth world tour is expected to visit 16 cities and will start in Seoul on June 22 to 24.
So, K-Pop and Korean drama fans in the Philippines, are your feels (and money) ready to see all these upcoming K-events?