The Philippine KPOP Convention (PKCI) celebrated their 10th-year last Sunday, March 3, 2019. The event happened at the SMX Convention at SM Aura in Taguig.
The entrance fee is at P380 and proceeds from the said event goes to the chosen beneficiary of the KPOPCON: PAWS and Gawad Kalinga.
Fan Booths for Fandoms
Official fan clubs with their creative fan booths were visited by those who were present at the event. Some fan clubs gave out banners, photo cards and sell some official and unofficial merchandises at their booths. Korean merchandise sellers were also present at the event.
Special guest Kring Kim presented a video message for the fans present at the event. She shared that being a ‘hallyu fan’ is an experience we will truly cherish. As fans, we get to express our love for Korean music and artists by supporting them in any way possible.
Exciting Games and Activities for Everyone!
The event hosted mini-games, and raffle draws for the fans around the venue to participate. They also presented the winners for their contests such as: Kosplay, Singing Contest, Look-a-like and Dance Battle.
A special performance of 2NE1’s cover group (CG) and BIGBANG cover group also brought out the #ThrowbackFeels of the said groups. 2NE1 CG performed ‘Fire,’ ‘Can’t Nobody,’ and ‘I Am The Best’ while the BIGBANG CG hyped the audiences with their ‘BANG BANG BANG’ and ‘Fantastic Baby’ that brought back so much feels to everyone present.
PKCI also surprised the fans with a dance performance from Dasuri Choi, and an appearance from Jinho Bae! Fans were delighted to witness the two stars at the event.
A Special Tribute
They also paid tribute to the Korean singers who passed away the previous years, such as Ladies Code’s Eunbi and RiSe, Seo Min Woo, Kim Dong Yoon, and SHINee’s Kim Jong Hyun. Everyone was emotional during the tribute moment as some were in tears remembering and missing the departed artists.
United as one KPOP Family
To conclude the event, PKCI organized the ‘Kolors of Unity: A PKCI Special Segment’ that asked every fan present to raise and wave their respective lightsticks. The segment aimed to unite every fandoms even for that short amount of time.
Annyeong Oppa congratulates the PKCI team for this successful event that paved way for every fandom to meet their fellow fans and to also meet new people!
Till next KPOPCON, mga bes!
More event photos to be uploaded on our Annyeong Oppa Facebook page!