2023 Highlights | Kpop Concerts and Fanmeetings That We Attended in 2023 (Part 2 – July – December)

Dropping the second half of our 2023 highlights, here are the Kpop concerts and fanmeetings that we attended from July to December.

These are the events that the team attended in the second half of 2023! What’s your favorite Kpop event or show this year?

First part: 2023 Highlights | Kpop Concerts and Fanmeetings That We Attended in 2023 Part 1

Kwon Yuri Chapter 2 in Manila

July 9

“Mahal kita! Magsama tayo forever!”, a message to the Filipino SONES from “Pearl Yuri” during her fanmeeting event at New Frontier Theater which touched every attendee’s heart that night. One of the most popular Kpop group Girls’ Generation’s Kwon Yuri celebrated the start of her “Chapter 2” with the fans through different on-stage games and various songs.

The Boyz Zeneration in Manila

July 15

Filo The B’s filled the Big Dome with loud cheers and love for the Kpop group The Boyz during their Zeneration tour in Manila as they perform their greatest hits and expressed their love and gratefulness to them.

Super Junior Fan Party

July 21

Kpop’s 2nd Generation kings are back again in Manila, just few months after their Super Show 9 leg in the Philippines. Just like any other SuJu shows, they gave their best in making every ELF feel like they’re back “home” again, together with the members.

Be You 3 Concert in Manila

July 23

APink, Infinite’s Nam Woo Hyun, BTOB’s Lee Minhyuk (Huta) and CIX graced the stage to charge every Kpop fan’s heart, whatever generation they started to be a fan, in a one-night only concert for a cause at Be You 3: The World Will Smile, held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Kim Jae Joong “J Concert”

July 28

During his press conference before his J Concert in Manila, he expressed his wish to spend more time with Filipino Babies and he didn’t disappoint them during show! The legendary Kpop idol, Kim Jae Joong, fulfilled his wish and his fans can’t get enough of it. Hearing his old and new songs put them in a trip back in their memory lane.

Taeyeon The Odd Of Love

July 30

Another “SNSD tingi” moment for Filipino SONES happened last July 30, 2023 as Girls’ Generation’s leader fulfilled her promise to come back here in the Philippines for a solo concert – The Odd of Love, just 3 months after her last visit for K-Verse. Kim Taeyeon performed her hit songs as well as some of Girls’ Generation’s songs, which made the night more memorable for the fans.

Cravity: Masterpiece in Manila

August 5

PH LUVITYs made sure to let Cravity know that they are loved as they showed their support by endless screams during Cravity: Masterpiece in Manila concert held at the New Frontier last August 5, 2023. The gave an all out energy during the concert that the fans truly love.

Han Seung Woo Special Live <ONE> in Manila

August 20

Considered as the captain of X1 and father of Victon, Han Seung Woo visited Manila as a soloist for Han Seung Woo Asia Tour Special Live <One>, held at SM Skydome. Filipino HAN_As enjoyed the whole show as well as his enchanting smiling face. Fan benefits for the attendees include hi-touch and photo op sessions.

Dreamcatcher Concert

August 28

Dreamcatcher: Under The Moonlight in Manila Concert is indeed something that InSomnias are waiting for so long. The seven-membered girl group, who have a distinctive rock music held their solo concert at the New Frontier Theater, performed their songs and expressed their appreciation to the fans.

HORI7ON Voyage To Manila

September 9

After more than a month of HORI7ON’s South Korean debut, they held their “FRIEND-SHIP” Voyage to Manila press conference and concert and met their Filipino ANCHORs. Being in another country is a pride for the group and their fans, but being able to perform back in the Philippines means so much more to them. HORI7ON gave their best for that night and made their fans and families, who are in the crowd, happier and prouder than ever.

TAN Press Conference and Mall Tours

September 8

To All Nations (TAN) landed back to the Philippines once more for a series of activities including a press conference and mall tours at Market Market, Trinoma and SM CDO. The seven-member South Korean project boy group who debuted last year, successfully made every SODA’s “Heartbeat” heard as they perform their songs from their old albums up to their recent release – TAN MADE [ I ]. They also made a promise of coming back soon. After event benefits during their mall tours includes a photo op with the members.

Dreamnote Presscon and Fan Event

September 21

Dreamnote held their “Secondary Page: Media and Fan Meeting event” at Gateway 2’s Quantum Skyview, ahead of performing as BamBam’s front act in his solo concert, Area 52 in Manila. Dreamnote performed their hit song “Lemonade” and expressed their eagerness to their Filo fans. The girls even said that they tried Filipino dishes like Chicken Adobo and more.

Bambam “Area 52” in Manila

September 22

BamBam brought their fans to “Area 52” for a one-night only concert and performed not only his own songs, but also some Filipino songs, mostly the ones which were requested by the fans back then. It’s a much anticipated event of the year by the Filipino Ahgases. He also did a press conference and fansigning event.

Super Junior D&E

September 30

PH ELFs filled the Smart Araneta Coliseum with love for the majestic duo sub-unit of Super Junior, Donghae and Eunhyuk last September 30. The duo didn’t just perform their unit songs but also gave their fans a taste of the legendary group’s tracks. They played on-stage games and showered their fans endless smiles. It’s a night worth remembering and the best way to end September.

K-Magic Live in Manila

October 13

Three of the brightest main dancers of various Kpop groups gathered and kept the K-Magic alive as Got7’s Yugyeom, Girls Generation’s Hyoyeon and SHINee’s Taemin made it to Manila to grace the stage of MOA Arena for a one-night only event.

ON Festival: OFF Manila

November 3

Wih over eight hours of non-stop show, the ON Festival: OFF Manila took its flight and created wonderful memories for the fans of Kpop and PPop at the MOA Arena after gathering Filipino and South Korean artists including EXO’s SUHO, Wave to Earth, Melomance, Seori, Ben&Ben, Moira, Darren and Adie.

Lee Jun Ho “The Moment” Fanmeeting in Manila

November 11

You highness Lee Jun Ho of 2PM and the popular series “King The Land” and “The Red Sleeve” made his way back to Manila after a decade! His fanmeeting filled the MOA Arena with so much ‘kilig’, laughter and memorable moments that the fans are sure to remember! Fans also had the chance to meet him up-close during the hi-bye session!

Se Soneon in Manila

November 18

The South Korean indie rock band SE SO NEON came to the Philippines to put their fans high in the clouds with their alternative rock and dreamy pop music. They held their live concert at Filinvest Tent in Alabang last November 18, 2023.

Penshoppe x Chanyeol Fanmeeting in Manila

December 16

“EXO tingi” intensifies as Park Chanyeol came to Manila for an exciting fan meeting event made possible by Penshoppe. There is never a dull moment for EXO-Ls and Kpop fans during the night with our cherry prince. Fans’ favorite tracks by Chanyeol, his rendition of “Hawak Kamay” – a memorable song for the EXO-Ls from EXO’s 1st visit in the Philippines, TMI segments and what we thought an endless “Mahal Kita” expressions by him, made our “kilig meters” pop!


  • oppaislifeofficial

    Oppa is Life is a fan page created in 2019 when I felt the need for another virtual space to pour out my feels, musings and fangirl experiences. It started as a Facebook fanpage but I later on decided to open other social media accounts because a single Facebook page just doesn’t feel enough.

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  • Applember

    Shrugging Shrugger. RMT.

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