[OSEN=Park Hyun Min] 2NE1’s first Philippine concert was conducted successfully on their 5th anniversary.
The concert, ‘ALL OR NOTHING’ was held in Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines in May 17, was full of local fans hoping to see 2NE1.
2NE1’s concert was opened with their song ‘CRUSH’, capturing eyes of the audience with their intense charisma wearing in splendid stage costumes. 2NE1 heated the concert stage with their powerful performance singing ‘Fire’ ‘Clap Your Hands’ ‘Pretty boy’ and moved the audience at the same time by singing ‘Missing You’ ‘If I Were You’ and unplugged version of ‘Come Back Home’.
The Philippines fans were fiercely reacting to the performance by following 2NE1’s Korean lyric of 18 songs including ‘I am on a roll – I Am The Best’, ‘Come Back Home’, ‘Gotta Be You’, ‘Scream’, ‘I DON’T CARE’ and so on.
Saturday’s concert coincides with 2NE1’s fifth anniversary since their debut in 2009, making this leg of the tour even more memorable for the girls. Members celebrated the day with different-colored cakes prepared by fans and made fans laugh by applying the cakes to each member’s face.It was their first concert in Philippines. Thanks to Dara, who spent her early years as a teen idol in the Philippines, local fans hailed them with acclamation. 2NE1 members also prepared Dara’s song that she had released in the Philippines ‘IN OR OUT’ and sang together in the concert as a thank you note.
After the concert, Dara left a message in Tagalog in her SNS saying, “I am so happy now! Blackjack! We all love you!”
In 2NE1’s Manila concert, a new boy group which YG Entertainment showed in 8 years ‘WINNER’ performed at the stage and sang ‘GO UP’ and ‘JUST ANOTHER BOY’, giving intensive impression to the local fans.
2NE1 will continue their World Tour in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in coming 24.