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Experience the Ultimate K-pop Extravaganza at Everyone's K-pop: Manila! [Guest Post]

Updated: Aug 19, 2023

The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) and Seoul Shinmun, in collaboration with the Philippine K-pop Convention (PKCI) and Robinsons Galleria Ortigas, were delighted to present Everyone's KPOP: Manila! This event aimed to fully engage fans in the exciting and enthralling realm of K-pop! We show you what happened at this amazing fan-driven event!

K-pop fans cheer on their local favorite performers
K-pop fans cheer on their local favorite performers

The event took place on July 1, from 10 AM to 5 PM, at Level 1, Main Atrium Robinsons Galleria Ortigas.

Everyone’s KPOP: Manila aims to showcase various facets of K-pop beyond its music and dance elements. Additionally, it aims to emphasize that K-pop is inclusive and can be appreciated by individuals from diverse backgrounds, much like any other genre of music. By incorporating performances, games, and activities, even those who are not familiar with K-pop can actively engage and join in this celebratory occasion!

The event, which was divided into two phases, provided a wide range of exciting activities that delve into different aspects of K-pop culture!

Attendees at the KPOP Playground got the option to participate in entertaining games featured on K-variety shows. Additionally, fan club booths will host a variety of engaging events both on and off the stage. Visitors can also expect challenges and the opportunity to win K-pop CDs and souvenirs. A K-pop Cosplay Show will also be held at the playground.

Special performances from VER5US and G22, P-pop groups, were witnessed by the event attendees throughout the day.

Fans and spectator gather at the Main Atrium Robinsons Galleria Ortigas
Fans and spectator gather at the Main Atrium Robinsons Galleria Ortigas

The 2023 KCDF, a K-pop Cover Dance Festival, featured dance groups from various parts of the Philippines displaying their remarkable skills. Experience awe-inspiring performances that capture the essence of K-pop and witness these gifted dancers breathe life into the stage.

The fortunate victor of the K-pop Cover Dance Festival was given the remarkable chance to be the representative of the Philippines in Korea during the ultimate stage. They were provided with a complete K-pop idol group experience, which involved being trained by a renowned choreographer and having professional photos taken by a famous photographer. Moreover, they will embark on an unforgettable journey throughout Korea, fully immersing themselves in the lively Korean culture!

What do you think about the Filipino K-pop fandom community? Let us know if you were there! Comment below!


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