2022 is the year we see everything grasping back into normal. While the pandemic scare slowly depletes, the entertainment industry has seen a golden revival in its alley making memorable concerts and fan meets happen.
As the new year unfolds, let’s look back at the Korean stars and groups who made their way to the Philippines and marked the stage worthwhile in 2022.
KIM SOO-HYUN IN MANILA!— Manila Bulletin News (@manilabulletin) June 9, 2022
LOOK: Multi-awarded South Korean actor Kim Soo Hyun poses during a press conference held at the Manila Peninsula in Makati City on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
The Korean actor will hold a fan meet event on June 10, organized by homegrown fashion brand Bench. pic.twitter.com/Yr9GmpeTks
[#BeYou] ReVeluvs! ❤️ Here are some photos of Red Velvet we captured during the Be You concert in Manila 🥰— The Seoul Story (@theseoulstory) July 28, 2022
More photos: https://t.co/OCykLSDVWO
We would like to thank @neuwave_events for inviting us to this event! #BeYouWithRedVelvet #RedVelvet #레드벨벳 pic.twitter.com/DnryFrzZzC
BamBam once again proving that Double B stands for "Best Boy" 💚🥰 Here he is making sure to greet every Ahgase during his Manila fansign.— CDM Entertainment (@cdmentph) August 26, 2022
Truly, king of fan service! More photos here: https://t.co/0UQoEXFY13
Group photos will be posted next.#BamBamFansignMNL pic.twitter.com/0Izv0ZwzXK
B.I Offline: First Fanmeeting in Manila— Analog Girls (@AnalogGirls) December 21, 2022
New Frontier Theatre
August 27, 2022 pic.twitter.com/5aUfqgADsD
Cha Eun-Woo is coming to Manila!🌟✨💫— K-LINE NEWS (@klinenewsph) June 15, 2022
Starry Caravan in Manila on August 6th, 2022 at Smart Araneta Coliseum [Araneta Coliseum].
By @dnmentph. #아스트로 #ASTRO #아로하 #AROHA#차은우 #CHAEUNWOO #StarryCaravanInMNL pic.twitter.com/F6zDQMdtOO
NCT 127 2ND TOUR ‘NEO CITY : MANILA – THE LINK’— NCT 127 (@NCTsmtown_127) August 12, 2022
〖 SM Mall of Asia Arena 〗
➫ 2022.9.4 SUN (5PM PHT / 6PM KST)
〖 TICKET SALES 〗
➫ 2022.8.21 SUN (12PM PHT / 1PM KST)
➫ https://t.co/FsUpczMG0Z#NCT127 #NEOCITY #MANILA#NCT127_NEOCITY_THE_LINK#NEOCITY_THE_LINK_MANILA pic.twitter.com/bn96B1Wuko
SEVENTEEN to Filipino CARATs in encore ‘Be the Sun’ show: ‘Every time we come here, we’re just astonished by your energy’ https://t.co/X8IGHohoFo— Bandwagon (@BandwagonAsia) December 19, 2022
Video by @pledisnews#SVT_WORLDTOUR_BETHESUN#SEVENTEENinBULACAN#BETHESUN_BULACAN#BETHESUNwithSVT #SEVENTEEN pic.twitter.com/tIoVAvkZue
TODAY IS THE DAY 📢 See you Filo DANITY at KANGDANIEL (@konnect_danielk)'s FIRST PARADE IN MANILA! Who else can’t wait to see him in just a few hours? 🔥🙋🏽— Sony Music Philippines (@sonymusicph) October 22, 2022
See you real soon, fam! ❤️🔥#FirstParadeInManila #KANGDANIEL #KANGDANIELinMNL #DANITY @WilbrosLive pic.twitter.com/KEuA3Mwatl
“Squid Game” star and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award winning best actress Jung Ho-yeon held her “Jung Ho-yeon Fun Meet in Manila,” on Nov. 11 at the New Frontier Theater. The event was organized by IAM Worldwide.
Squid Game fans, Jung Ho-yeon will be here in Manila this Friday for her first fun meet at the New Frontier Theater. pic.twitter.com/PHQsHRssjr— Philippine Concerts (@philconcerts) November 9, 2022
On Nov. 19, boy band MCND held their 1st Asia Tour in Manila at SM City North EDSA Skydome.
— MCND_official (@McndOfficial_) December 2, 2022
Momoland, Everglow and AKMU
K-pop groups Momoland, Everglow and AKMU collaborated for the “Ripples for Hope” concert held on Nov. 26 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena organized by the Ripple Society.
— The Ripple Society (@RippleSociety) November 26, 2022
K-pop rising group ENHYPEN graced their filipino fans months ahead of their Manifesto concert in their ENHYPEN Fun Meet in Manila to mark BYS’ 10th anniversary at the Araneta Coliseum.
Filipino ENGENEs sure know how to play! ENHYPEN says thank you for putting the fun in Fun Meet. 😍— BYS Cosmetics PH (@byscosmetics_ph) December 4, 2022
Thank you everyone for joining the BYS 10th Year Anniversary with ENHYPEN Fun Meet in Manila! 🖤#BYSPH #ENHYPENWITHBYSPH #YouPlayYou pic.twitter.com/XIlxVB8cVn
K-pop girl group STAYC held their 1st Fan Meeting in Manila on Dec. 3 at EVM Convention Center FYM Hall, Central Avenue Quezon City.
Written by: Harold Lemon Tubiano
Lemon is a Broadcasting intern at PS Media Enterprise and a fourth-year BA Broadcasting student at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines—Manila.