ReVeLuvs, NCTzens, BLRIS, and fans of Kim Dong Han / Joyfuls gathered for K-Pop World Music Festival 2019 at the Mall of Asia Arena / MOA Arena, June 9.
Red Velvet, NCT 127, ELRIS and Kim Dong Han performs arrived in Manila to perform for their Filipino fans in one memorable music festival event.
ELRIS’ Sohee on her red dress kicked off the music festival with her dance cover of Trish’s song ‘Mannequin’ she showed off her sexy and charismatic dance moves. She then sing and dance under the spotlight with her first digital single ‘Spotlight’ released in 2017. Sohee says ‘Hurry Up’ for her next song which was her debut song and a collaboration track with BOL4. Sohee ended his solo stage with her dance cover Gain’s ‘Bloom’.
Kim Dong Han, former JBJ member and Produce 101 season 2 contestant was the next to take the stage. He performs his solo debut song ‘Sunset’. His beautiful voice fascinated the whole crowd at MOA Arena. Dong Han gave his fans a ‘Good Night Kiss’ with his manly vocals and sharp dance moves. Kim Dong Han caught the crowd’s attention with his latest hit song ‘Focus’. He also performed his song ‘Idea’ from the album D-Hours AM 7:03. Kim Dong Han ended his stage with a collaboration song with Pentagon’s Wooseok ‘Ain’t No Time‘. We felt that his Filipino fans missed him so much from his last visit because of those loud cheers.
Hunus Entertainment’s girl group ELRIS was the next act to heat up the stage. The group performed their latest title ‘Summer Dream’. ELRIS then continued their lovable vibes with ‘Will Be Mine’. The girls next performed their debut song ‘We, First’ it’s the first time ELRIS met their Filipino BLRIS so they made sure that Filipino fans will not forget them on their first event in Manila. ELRIS made the hearts of their fans ‘BLRIS’ melt with their soft vocals. Bella, Hyesung, Yukyung, Sohee, and Karin welcomed everyone’s heart on their ‘Heart Bank’. The girls concluded their performance with an energetic song ‘Pow Wow’. However, Bella was present on the event but she was not able to perform.
The atmosphere at the concert hall is so hot like a rocket as soon as NCT 127 took the stage with their hit debut song ‘Fire Truck’. The Arena become hotter as the biggest hit on the stage from SM Entertainment took the stage – NCT 127. Charisma and thrill exploded as they showed off explosive dance moves and strong rapping skills with ‘Cherry Bomb’. NCT 127 said they were sexy with their hit song ‘Simon Says’ a track from the group’s repackaged album ‘Regulate’. Members of the group made the world go with ‘Regular’. The group transformed into a ‘Superhuman’ for their final performance. NCTzens all over the arena cheered so much for NCT 127. NCTzen Momma megastar Ms. Sharon Cuneta showed support for NCT 127.
Loud cheers from fangirls and fanboys greeted Red Velvet. The girl group hit the stage with a summer song ‘Red Flavor’. Their powerful vocals and graceful dance moves amused ReVeLuvs/BeBeLuvs. Ba-Ba-na-na Ba-Ba-Ba-na-na-na-na, It’s time to power up! Red Velvet powered up with their popular and catchy song ‘Power Up’. Filipino ReVeLuvs can’t keep calm! Red Velvet was really amazed to the loud fanchants of ReVeLuvs. Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy and Yeri sang ‘Moonlight Melody’ with their sweet voice. The group took the bad boys down as they concluded their performance with their hit songs ‘Bad Boy’ and ‘Really Bad Boy’.
#KWMF2019 was hosted by Mr. Ryan Bang.
A memorable K-Pop Music Festival was seen. Different types of music but everyone inside the arena surely enjoyed. For all K-Pop fans this is one of the most unforgettable music event this 2019. Watch out for the next music festival!
We would like to thank DNM Entertainment and All Access Productions for giving us a chance to witness and cover this music festival.