Whenever a KPOP idol goes on tour to a foreign country, fans usually worry about how they can understand each other. But thanks to the English language, it eases the barrier to have a communication between the idol groups and their fans.
The Philippines has been lucky to be visited by numerous Kpop idol groups and some famous Korean actors from the past years and they still ccontinue doing it to meet their Filipino fans. Some of these artists and groups even surprised their fans by trying their shot in speaking in Tagalog!
You may check and reminisce some of the kilig and cute moments through these fan cams from the 2018 and early 2019 concerts:
1. BTS Wings Tour in Manila
2. BTOB’s Yook Sungjae Paradise Fan meeting in Manila
When this idol-actor from Goblin rose to fame in the Philippines, he did not forget to include Manila in the list of his ‘Paradise’ Fan meeting. Despite the awful weather in the country during the event, Sungjae enjoyed his stay and thanked the fans in Tagalog. He also revealed that he stayed in Cebu for a month to learn English, Tagalog and some Bisaya words!
3. Super Junior’s greetings to the Filipino ELFs after 5 years
PH ELFs could never forget this night when Super Junior members showcased their efforts in speaking Tagalog (especially Shindong!) to hype up the ELFs throughout the show. In this show, Pia Wurtzbach, a Siwon biased, received a shoutout from Siwon himself! Recently, Pia once again owned the crown when Siwon commented on her Instagram post. Super Junior truly holds a special place in the PH ELFs hearts. You may reminisce the moment here:
5. iKON & Winner during their concert in Manila
When both YG Groups iKON and Winner visited the Philippines last 2018, their official fanbases, PH iKONICS and PH Inner Circles, really enjoyed the show with them. The two boy groups also did not fail to surprise their fans in showing their Tagalog skills!
iKON is also coming here in the Philippines for the iKON x Samsung Galaxy Launch Party.
6. Wanna One with their cute Tagalog phrases during their concert
We all miss Wanna One! ☹ But during their concert here in Manila, the members left too much kilig feels to PH Wannables by showing their love to sweet and cheesy Tagalog endearments such as ‘Aking Sinta’ ‘Wannables, Akin Ka.’ Who wouldn’t scream for too much feels right?
7. Kim Taeyeon and her love for her PH Beshies and SONES during ‘S Taeyeon Concert
Taeyeon expressed her love for the Philippine SONEs during her intimate and solo concert in Manila. The concert was reportedly sold out several hours after they opened the ticket selling. Some PH SONEs even camped out outside Ticketnet offices just so they can score the best view for the concert! She delighted the fans when she called them as her beshies throughout the concert.
8. MOMOLAND’s performance on “It’s Showtime”
MOMOLAND is becoming popular in the Philippines because of their catchy hits ‘Boom boom’ and ‘Baam’. They recently visited the country for private affairs and mini concerts. When they went to It’s Showtime, they shared what they have learned during their stay including some Tagalog words!
9. BIGBANG Seungri and the Tagalog phrases he learned from Ryan Bang
Seungri recently visited the Philippines for his ‘The Seungri Show solo concert. It is widely known that he frequently go to the Philippines for some of his DJ gigs. During his concert last January, he made all the PH VIPs giggle when he expressed the Tagalog words that he learned from Ryan Bang.
10. Blackpink’s surprising Tagalog words during ‘In Your Area in Manila’
Filipino BLINKs went wild when they all found out they Blackpink would be coming to Manila last February. Concert tickets easily sold out as soon as they released it. Blinks could never contain their happiness as they screamed and cheered for the girls loud and proud during the concert. Of course, Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé reciprocated the love they received by speaking Tagalog words that wowed the fans!
These are only some of the groups who visited the Philippines in 2018 and early 2019 to start our K-Pop fangirling or fanboying life right!
Featured Image Source: Momoland’s MV – Baam