By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines - Members of Korean boy band Big Bang arrived in Manila this afternoon for their concert slated on Oct. 24.
The band arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 at around 3:30 PM and Filipino VIPs (the collective name of Big Bang fans) were there at the airport since morning to wait for the arrival of the group. Guards were deployed to secure the arrival area.
"See u soon Taiwan! good-bye! Taiwan >>>>>>>>>>>>>Philippines," he posted.
Taeyang also posted a group pic of Big Bang before coming to the Philippines.
"Off to philippine," he wrote on Twitter.
Donico Redrico was one of the group’s many fans that went to the airport.
"Waaah! Finally, I saw them! Bigbang is here! Mygosh! I'm dead! waah! ~ #WELCOMETOTHEPHILIPPINESBIGBANG," she tweeted.
Big Bang will hold their "Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour in Manila" at the Mall of Asia Arena on Oct. 24.
This will be the group's eight country to visit for the concert tour.
The Alive Tour kicked off in Seoul, Korea last March. From there, Big Bang toured Japan where they had concerts in Nagoya, Yokohama, Osaka, Saitama and Fukuoka.
Next was China where the band performed in Shanghai, Guangzou and Beijing. They were in Singapore in August.
They also had concerts in Thailand and Indonesia before going to Taipei.
From the Philippines, Big Bang will be holding the Alive Tour in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Oct. 27.
They will then head to the US to do shows in Los Angeles, California on Nov. 2-3 and Newark, New Jersey on Nov. 8-9.Link to my original post:http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/378227/big-bang-arrives-in-manila