The Philippines is 1,621 miles away from South Korea. However, distance does not keep local fans from showing their support for their idols and celebrities. We’ve compiled fan gatherings and events, your guide to where and how you can support your passion.
Two birthday celebrations for Shawols. December means the birthdays of SHINee’s Choi Min-ho (Dec. 9) and Onew (Dec. 14). Local Shawols, led by BewitchedI209 with Veekimoo and Sincerely, are celebrating with cup sleeve parties for two days. First is on Dec. 7 at the Agape Pastries and Tartines at the 5F, SM Megamall Atrium, and second, on Dec. 8 at the Sincerely, Shawols Cafe, 2F GPDL Bldg., Parkplace Strip, Imus, Cavite.
Participants can buy any drink to get a free cup sleeve of either Onew or Min-ho. This is on a first-come, first-served basis.
K-Panda Davao Oshoppe will also hold its own cup sleeve event for Min-ho and Onew in Beanleaf Torres, Bajada, Davao, on Dec. 14, 1-8 p.m. Buy any drink to get a sleeve and random freebies. On the same day, fans will show their love for Onew with an ad at the MOA Globe from 6 to 9 p.m.
On Dec. 15, another cup sleeve event for Onew will be held at the Lucca Bakery, SM Megamall by Onew Philippines from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stream Astro’s new album. Astro Moonbin Philippines, with Aroha Philippines, is holding a cup sleeve streaming party to celebrate Astro’s latest album “Blue Flame.” For P250, participants will get a drink, lanyard, and four random photo cards, and meet mutuals. Five events will be held simultaneously from 1 to 5 p.m. in five Black Scoop Cafe locations, namely Fishermall, UST Dapitan-Dos Castillas, Robinson’s Magnolia, Edsa Shangri-La Mall and Ayala Mall Manila Bay.
Happy birthday, Seungwoo. Han Seungwoo Philippines invites you to the birthday cup sleeve event of X1’s leader and main vocalist Han Seung-woo on Dec. 21, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Island Tea Co., 3F North Tower, SM City North Edsa.
Inquirer is also bringing premium items to be raffled off at this event. Every P100 will get participants glittered photo strip, three photo cards, a hand banner, a mini standee and sticker. Luminous will also include a special cup holder for those who will join. The idol’s birthday is on Dec. 24. To know more about the event, visit Han Seung-woo Philippines Facebook page.
Do you have an upcoming event for your bias that you want us to include in our calendar? Just send a message to Super K’s Facebook page.