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Big Bang arrives in Manila

K-Pop royalty Big Bang arrived in Manila from Taipei on October 22 and the VIPs, Big Bang fans, are going crazy.

Filipino VIPs warmly welcomed Big Bang members G-Dragon, Taeyang, T.O.P., Seungri and Daesung at the airport complete with a huge banner and a major Twitter party. The hashtag #MABUHAYBIGBANG trended not just in the Philippines but also the world. The Big Bang Alive Galaxy Concert in Manila is set for October 24 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

There is no doubt that fans are excited to see Big Bang in action as news about the awesome concert has circulated over the Internet in the past few months.

Big Bang initially kicked-off their global tour, "BIGBANG ALIVE GALAXY TOUR 2012," in Korea where they played for more than 30,000 fans, with three shows selling out instantly.  They stormed Japan playing 13 sold out shows for more than 210,000 fans and made history in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Beijing with 3 shows and more than 32,000 tickets sold. Recently, news broke out that Big Bang had to add two more shows in the United States after tickets to the first two sold out within hours. They will be having their US shows in California and New Jersey.

Currently one of the most prominent K-Pop acts in the world, Big Bang is known for their unique musical style and fashion sense. The group have gained immense popularity and recognition amongst music lovers and fashionistas all over the world. For tickets, visit the SM Arena

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Catherine Deen blogs for Yahoo! Philippines OMG! She lives, eats and breathes Korean music, cuisine, telenovelas and pop culture. Follow her on Twitter @cathsdeen.


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