Philippine K-Pop Convention has been a staple event in the local K-Pop scene, bringing together fans of the genre from all over the country for a day of music, dance, and camaraderie. However, the pandemic put a halt to this tradition, as mass gatherings were prohibited to prevent the spread of the virus.
But the wait is finally over! After almost two years of waiting, the Philippine K-Pop Convention returned in full force on December 30, 2022, at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The event was met with overwhelming excitement from fans, who eagerly flocked to the venue to witness the grandest and wildest K-Pop gathering to date.
The event’s various K-Pop contests kept all attendees entertained and engaged throughout the day. On the main stage, there were several exciting and entertaining competitions that showcased the talents and skills of the fans. From K-Pop Kosplay to K-Pop Dance Battle, K-Pop Singing Star (Singing Contest), and K-Pop Idol Look-Alike Contest, the event was packed with so many exhilarating contests that left the crowd in awe.
The K-Pop Kosplay contest was a fan-favorite, as participants dressed up as their favorite K-Pop idols, mimicking their styles and mannerisms to perfection. The K-Pop Dance Battle was equally thrilling, with participants showcasing their best moves and choreography to popular K-Pop songs. The Singing Contest brought out some of the most talented vocalists in attendance, who belted out their favorite K-Pop hits with passion and skill. And the K-Pop Idol Look-Alike Contest was a blast, as fans showed off their uncanny resemblance to their K-Pop idols.
Some Ppop group light up the stage with their mesmerizing performance. Ppop group KAIA performed their very own song KAYA and performed a dance cover of LE SSERAFIM’s ANTIFRAGILE, Ppop group 6ENSE performed their pre-debut song 6oodboy and performed a dance cover of ASTRO’s All Night.
If you think that’s all, you’re wrong, different Fanclubs across the country also add a magic in yesterday’s event by bringing fun activities in their respective booths. Some booths bring back drops for picture taking and some have fun activities that is based on your luck such as raffle and spin the wheel activities. Many K-Pop shops also joined the event and put their items available on the event day, from sealed to unsealed albums to K-Pop inspired items, all of which are present in the event.
At the end of the event, the winners for each contest have been announced.
The K-Pop Convention 11 is indeed something to be remembered, after all the fun activities, they end it with an activity the anybody can join! And yes, it’s a random play dance! Playing every beat using the loud speakers, the attendees happily danced with every song from 2nd gen songs to 4th gen songs of different girl and boy group.