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Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert 2 Press Conference

Two of the k-pop groups that will be joining the Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert 2 (DKFC2) on Sunday, February 2, came to answer a few questions for the press. A-JAX and Block B members were happy to face the media and animatedly responded to the questions presented to them.

A-JAX

Q1. So A-JAX, tell us about the kind of music that A-JAX does?
A-JAX: A-JAX is not limited to one kind of music or genre but we sing ballads, R&B, and electronic pop and funky rock. And we are trying various kinds of music and we are looking forward to having a comeback with other kinds of music.

20140201_DKFC2PressCon_06Q2. We are curious, what kind of preparations have you guys done for the concert?
A-JAX: For the concert in the Philippines, we prepared some pop songs and a song of SS501.

Q3. It is your first time in the Philippines, so tell us about what you think about the country.
A-JAX: For our 1st time in the Philippines, we are surprised to see our fans in the airport with their placards so we weren’t expecting those kinds of fans. We saw that the Filipino fans are jolly and true and nice so we appreciate it.

Q3. What songs are you most proud of?
A-JAX: We are proud of the song called Snake which is from the 3rd single album of A-JAX.

Q4. If you guys were to dedicate a song from your album to your Filipino fans, what would it be and why?
A-JAX: We would like to dedicate Snake to you and we would like to sing one line from our song… *sings*

20140201_DKFC2PressCon_16Q5. Tell us what experiences are you looking forward to here in the Philippines and also in your concert tomorrow.
A-JAX: We want to try the jeepney around the Philippines and also eat sinigang and also halo-halo. We also want to go to Boracay.

Q6. What do you think about Filipino girls?
A-JAX: Filipino girls have pretty eyes.

Q7. What are your plans after the concert?
A-JAX: We’re here in the Philippines and we want to try the tourist spots in the Philippines. Sungmin had been here in the Philippines before and he suggests the pineapple is very delicious in the Philippines so we want to try the pineapple.

Q8. What are your messages for your Filipino fans who are looking forward to see you tomorrow?
A-JAX: We’re here in the Philippines for the first time and we are looking forward to have many concerts after this and please support and love A-JAX.

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Block B

Q1. What sets Block B apart from other k-pop groups?
Block B: Each of the members have different characteristics and we are very appealing for each characteristics and we try to enjoy every performance we have and try to communicate with the fans on stage.

20140201_DKFC2PressCon_40Q2. So you guys are very busy with touring for concerts and going around. What do you guys do on your free time?
Block B: When we have free time, we tend to spend time with the members. Watch movies together or take deep sleep for relaxation.

Q3. What song are you most proud of? or your favorite?
Block B: After the comeback, the song “Very Good” is our favorite because with that song, we were able to take the first place for the first time.

Q4. What made you guys decide to comeback to the Philippines now for a concert?
Block B: After our concert, we would like to try going around different countries like the Philippines and we would like to have our first concert in Korea.

20140201_DKFC2PressCon_41Q5. What can you guys say about your Filipino fans?
Block B: It’s our second time in the Philippines and we’ve seen a lot of fans at the airport and we think that the Filipino fans are very passionate and lovely fans.

Q6. What can we expect for the concert tomorrow from Block B?
Block B: We’d like to show what we were not able to show at the last visit in 2011 and on stage, we’d like the spirit of freedom and the more block b-ish freedom.

Q7. What are the challenges of going overseas to see your fans?
Block B: We haven’t received much difficulties yet because we haven’t traveled to a lot of countries. But then, we’re just excited to meet more fans from more countries.

Q8. Let us know your message to your Filipino fans.
Block B: Filipin Fans- Mahal kita.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed the interviews. We will be posting the coverage of the concert soon. More photos beyond the cut.

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Dream Kpop Filipino Champion Details

The Smart Araneta Coliseum, in partnership with JU Entertainment and MBC, usher in an exciting New Year for Kpop fans with the launch the Dream Kpop Filipino Champion talent search! The contest gives fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to live out their dreams to be an international Kpop sensation.

Filipino Kpop fans with outstanding vocals, dazzling dance moves, stage presence and star factor will have the chance to train with Kpop entertainment industry bigwigs and even meet their idols! The entire audition and training process will be filmed as a reality program and broadcasted in MBC Show Champion, elevating the Dream Kpop Filipino Champion’s status to super stardom.

To join, one must simply shoot a 3-4 minute video with a quick introduction and a song and dance audition piece, together with full name, full contact details, photocopy of valid passport, close-up and full body photos. Entries can be submitted via email to DKFC.2014@gmail.com.

The Dream Kpop Filipino Champion is open to Filipino citizens aged 16 and above. Entries will be judged based on voice quality, choreography and star quality. Online audition will be until January 9, 2014. The contest’s finalists will battle it out for the top spot during the opening act of the Dream Kpop 2 concert happening at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on February 2, 2014.

Grab the opportunity to be the next international Kpop superstar! For more information, visit www.aranetacoliseum.com or log on to www.facebook.com/aranetacenter

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Dream Kpop Filipino Champion

Dream Kpop Filipino Champion is a singing and dancing competition organized by JU Entertainment and MBC

If you have outstanding vocals, dance moves, stage presence and star factor, this is your chance to go to Korea and train like your idols!

Winners of the competition will be sent to Korea to train under different KPop entertainment companies. The entire audition and training process will be filmed as a reality program and broadcasted in MBC Show Champion. We will make you the next KPOP idol!

For more details, visit the Araneta Coliseum Facebook page.

 

K-Pop Super band ‘Infinite’ set to wow Manila fans

Filipino K-Pop fans have a reason to rejoice, as Korean megastar band Infinite heads to Manila at the Araneta Coliseum on November 3 for the 2013 Infinite 1st concert’s pitch perfect song numbers, jaw-dropping dance performances, topped by world class production value, fans are sure to have an epic time.

Infinite’s members, Sung Kyu, Dong Woo, Woo Hyun, Hoya, Sung Yeol, L, and Sung Jong, have sky rocketed to fame since the successful, chart-topping debut of their first mini album ‘First Invasion’ in 2010. In 2012, Infinite reached super stardom with hot reception on their hit, ‘Scorpion Dance,’ which was featured in ‘B.T.D’ and won music awards with ‘Over The Top’. The Infinite fever didn’t stop there, as the boy band dished out more back to back number 1 hits like ‘Paradise’, ‘The Chaser’, ‘Man In Love’ ‘Destiny’ and more.

Fans all around the world are drawn to Infinite’s dazzling vocals in their live performances and their music, which distinguishes them from the other K-POP artists. In 2012, Billboard.com chose ‘The Chaser’ as the No. 1 K-Pop Song of year and through an article dedicated to the band on their main page identified Infinite as a rising star who had shown the most growth in Korea and Japan.

Infinite celebrates their 3rd anniversary since exploding to the scene by taking their music to the world. The music act has already wowed audiences in Seoul, Korea and Jakarta, Indonesia and is all set to do the same for Filipino fans. Their journey will continue through Japan, China and many more Asian countries and beyond, touring until the end of the year, performing in North America, , Europe, the Middle East and more.

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Aimee Lee Lucas to Hold Kpop Dance Workshop in Manila!

Renowned Filipino-American choreographer and a household name in the international Kpop fandom, Aimee Lee Lucas is coming to Manila for an exclusive one-day only dance class and meet and greet session.

“PKCI x Aimee Lee Lucas Dance Kpop” is happening on October 12, 2013, 2pm at the Starmall EDSA Function Hall.

This event is a tie-up with the Philippine Kpop Committee, Inc., – the first, the only and the biggest Kpop organization in the country and the team behind many ground-breaking events including the world’s first Kpop Convention and the bi-annual clubbing event, Kpop Night.

“We’ve always wanted to invite Aimee Lee to the Philippines since we know she has many fans in the country. Being Pinoy herself, she had also told us that she really wanted to do something here.” said Mishi Camaya, PKCI Logistics Manager and project head for this event. “When the opportunity came, we just grabbed it. We knew we had to do it for her and for the fandom.”, she added.

Like some of PKCI’s other events, this will be a fund-raising venture as a large part of the proceeds will be donated to the children of Gawad Kalinga, as per the request of Aimee Lee Lucas herself.

Aimee is best known for having worked with many big Kpop names, particularly from the YG roster such as Big Bang, Se7en and 2NE1. She choreographed Park Bom’s single “You and I” as well as the staging for G-Dragon’s first solo concert, “Heartbreaker”.

Her other notable achievements include serving as Executive Vice President of Artist Management in Los Angeles, creating and leading the international division of Dance Educators and Choreographers for The Movement Talent Agency, taking on Creative Director duties for the MNET Gangnam Style Flashmob Dance (as featured in “Nightline” on the US broadcast network ABC), founding the M.V.P. (Music Video Party) KPOP Dance Class, and successfully holding a Dance-All-Day Class at the recently concluded KCON 2013 in Los Angeles.

Participants may avail of a Regular Pass for only Php 180 or a VIP Pass for only Php 500. Regular Pass will cover the 1 ½ hour dance class while the VIP Pass will include the dance class plus another 1 hour meet & greet session with Aimee, which will include games, raffles and dance showdowns.

This event is sponsored by Skechers and PULP Live World.

To find out how you could pre-register and for more details on the event, check out http://pkci.org.

Aimee Lee Lucas

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Lee Minho Live in Manila – My Everything World Tour

After his successful fanmeeting last year, Lee Minho is coming back to Manila on July 6, 2013 Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena 8PM

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TICKET PRICES:

VIP – Php7,500 (Reserved Seats with free Complimentary Meal worth P150)
PATRON – Php5,400 (Reserved Seats with free Complimentary Meal worth P150)
LOWER BOX A – Php5,400 (Reserved Seats with free Complimentary Meal worth P150)
LOWER BOX B – Php3,675 (Reserved Seats)
UPPER BOX – Php1,575 (Reserved Seats)
GENERAL ADMISSION – Php525 (Free Seating)

Tickets to Lee Min Ho’s “My Everything – World Tour 2013” in Manila are available at all SM Tickets outlets or visit www.smtickets.com.

For VIP tickets and more information about the concert, call Wilbros Live at 374-9999.

Lee Minho’s Invitation to his Filipino fans:

What Time Is It: 2PM Live Tour in Manila

What time is it? It’s 2PM!

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The 2PM Live Tour last March 2 was one of the most anticipated k-pop acts in the Philippines for 2013. It sure did not disappoint.

Taecyeon, Nichkhun, Wooyoung, Jun.K, Junho and Chansung kept the audience wanting more. The members kept their performance interactive and fun. They showed their love for the Filipino fans by trying to show off the Filipino words they know. They also sang a children’s song, Tong Tong Tong Pakitong-kitong. They also handed out stuffed bears to the crowd.

The fans didn’t fail to return the love for their beloved idols. They organized projects including banners and the beautiful bubble rain.

The members openly expressed their love for the crowd and promised they would come back. It was their first time to have a concert here and they are overwhelmed by the support the fans showed during the concert. Khun called it “mind-blasting” and Taec thought they’ve been to a lot of countries and “you guys were definitely the hottest”.

Setlist:
I’ll be Back
I was Crazy About You
I Hate You
-Intermission speech-
Give It to Me
Even If You Leave Me
Chansung solo – Love You Down
Junho solo – Just a Feeling
My Heart
Heartbeat
Again and Again
Back to You
Wooyoung solo – Sexy Lady
Taecyeon solo – It’s time
-Intermission speech-
Without You
Don’t Stop Can’t Stop
2PM’s Proposal Video
I Can’t
Only You
Don’t You Know
Nichkhun solo – Let It Rain
Jun.K solo – Just One Night
I’m Your Man
-Intermission speech-
Hot
10 out of 10
Hands Up
2PM video
I Will Give You My Life
-THANK YOU speech-
Finale (I’ll be Back + Hands up)

KIM JAEJOONG’S SOLO MINI ALBUM “I” SOLD OUT IN THE PHILIPPINES

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Saturday, February 9, 2013 – Fans gathered in Astro Vision Glorietta for the album launch of Kim Jaejoong’s “I”. The imported albums from Korea were sent by C-JeS through the local distributor PolyEast Records. The very successful event was organized by JYJ Philippines, CassPH and Kim Jaejoong Philippines. Fun games were held at the event for fan interaction. Winners brought home prizes from Tony Moly.

Kim Jaejoong’s “I”, a 5 tracked Mini Album is Jaejoong’s first solo album. All of the songs lyrics are written by Kim Jaejoong himself, 3 of which are composed by him. The main track Mine is composed by composer Kim Bada, as well as One Kiss.

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FAN EVENT: 2013 2PM LIVE TOUR in Manila “What time is it”

Hoopla Inc. has recently announced the mechanics for the Fan meeting event with 2PM! Only 150 lucky fans will get the chance to be part of the Meet & Greet. Promo period runs until February 14,2013

MECHANICS:

  1. Online ticket buyers who bought tickets from January 26, 2013 to February 14, 2013 are qualified.
  2. Tickets should be purchased online at www.smtickets.com
  3. The 150 participants will be drawn at random from the list of qualified online ticket buyers.
  4. The 150 participants will be informed through the contact information they shared with SMtickets.com. They will be informed via phone call and will also be sent a confirmation text and a confirmation email.
  5. The confirmation email will contain a bar code that will be scanned via Hoopla’s bar code readers to give the participant access to the Meet & Greet. Print out this email and bring to the Meet & Greet event to gain entry. If you receive this email, do not share it or you will invalidate your own access to the event.
  6. To gain access to the Meet & Greet event, bring the following: the printout of the confirmation email, the voucher or ticket from SMtickets.com, a valid ID (school, company, passport, driver’s license). Also, present the confirmation text on your mobile phone.
  7. Details about the Meet & Greet event will be included in the confirmation text and email.

For inquiries and more information:

call Hoopla Inc. at 320-1111 or visit www.hoopla.com.ph

source: Hoopla Inc.