Filipino VIPs! You’ve read it right! BIGBANG’s maknae, Seungri, is including Manila as one of his Asia stop for his The Great Seungri: The Seungri Show, First Solo Concert.
The concert will be held this January 19, 2019 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. It is presented by Loong Studios.
Seungri even personally invited the Filipino VIPs via his Instagram post:
He also invited a special guest to his concert, the Pambansang Krung-krung ng Pinas, 2NE1’s Sandara Park!
Excited ako bumalik sa Manila at kasama si Seungri!!! Salamat kay Seungri~😆🙏🏻 Kita kits!!! Suportahan natin si #ThePogiSeungri #SeungriInManila #thegreatseungritour pic.twitter.com/UXSCMfamX6
— Sandara Park (@krungy21) December 29, 2018
Filipino VIPs received the news with mixed responses, some were grateful because Seungri kept his promise of coming back with a concert while visiting the Philippines during his DJing gigs:
"And I promise you guys, i'll be back soon with my solo song with my solo concert here in Manila!" 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/aLBIi4mvk3
— Mrs. Tagumpay (@seungribear) August 14, 2018
Seungri's DJ Tour. He promised he'll be back and he kept his promise! #SeungriInManila pic.twitter.com/HPy5LuxsuN
— yes he did (@seungrididit) December 30, 2018
but some also expressed shock and disappointment with YG Entertainment due to the concert’s sudden announcement since the official announcement and the ticket selling is only a day apart:
OK IM SHOOKT DIDN’T KNOW THAT TICKET SELLING WILL BE TOMORROW ALREADY 😂😂😂😂😂
— 헤이절 – FAST ETA PRE ORDER ONGOING! (@Seungri_PH) December 28, 2018
Why is YG doing this to me!!! My wallet condition is very poor and very sad, I need 2 months to prepare and they gave us 20 days!#SeungriInManila #BrokeAjjuma#NeedSuggestion
— Valerie Aimee May (@GoddessDream02) December 28, 2018
I will still be going to seungri's con in manila despite it being sudden. I just can't help voicing out how angry i am that they keep on messing up what seungri has worked hard for all these time. But please vips, we need to be there for him.
— eli (@bigbangdope) December 24, 2018
Nevertheless, PH VIPs especially VVIPs (Seungri’s fans) are still happy and excited for #TheGreatSeungriInManila to catch Poging Seungri perform his amazing hits that even the ticket prices and the rain from Typhoon Usman can’t stop them:
VIPs: we’re broke from the holidays WTF is this bullsht schedule @ YG??? 😤🤬
Also, VIPs: Day 1 of Ticket Selling, during a rainy day because of typhoon Usman, SVIP section is selling out fast #SeungriInManila pic.twitter.com/5g2ZuGkzoF
— ela | #SeungriYouHaveUs (@vipdosed) December 29, 2018
YG: So BIGBANG will have a concert in Manila next week, ticket selling is tomorrow so y’all better get your bank accounts ready
VIPs: But we have no money 😭
VIPs: HERE’S MY MONEY AND MY SOUL! TAKE THEM BOTH!!! pic.twitter.com/6kbM3uZvJf
— 🌸 that xx kwon 🌸 #SeungriInManila 👑 (@thatxxjiyong) December 29, 2018
PH VIPS: WALA KAMING BUDGET!!!!
Also PH VIPS about to sell out the SVIP in minutes 😅#SeungriInManila #TheGreatSeungriInManila @LoongStudio • @Seungri_PH pic.twitter.com/HsTfBG15PO
— 할말 있어 브이 (@GottaTalk2V1212) December 29, 2018
For those who are interested to catch Seungri live in Manila, you may visit smtickets or selected SM Stores for tickets, the prices are as follows:
P6,500 – LOWERBOX
P8,500 – VIP B
P10,000 – VIP A (Perk: Group Photo)
P11,000 – SVIP (Perk: Soundcheck Pass)
All tickets hold a guaranteed reserved seating.
So you better grab your tickets now and cheer for BIGBANG’s maknae before he enlists later this year!