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[MECHANICS] Siwon and Donghae in Manila for Bench this August 15

Donghae and Siwon for Bench Spring/Summer 2012 Ad Campaign (photo from Fashion Media PH)

Bench finally announced the mechanics on how to get a chance to see up close & personal with Super Junior‘s Siwon and Donghae for their official launch here in Manila for the clothing band with an event on August 15, 2012, 5pm at the Trinoma Activity Center.

#SiHaeInManila Raffle coupon (credit to my friend @laurzai)

#SiHaeInManila Bench Participating Stores:
1. TriNoma
2. Glorietta5
3. Alabang Town Center
4. Market Market
5. SM Megamall
6. SM North Edsa
7. SM Fairview
8. SM Southmall

#SiHaeInManila MECHANICS:

1. For every single receipt purchase of P 1,000.00 worth of any items at participating stores, customers are entitled to a raffle coupon & a chance to be part of SiHae launch!

2. 700 winners are entitled to enter the SiHae launch.

3. Maximum of 2 raffle coupons per receipt.

4. Valid only for Cash, Credit Card, GC & EPS Transaction

5. Raffle coupon/s will automatically be handed out upon payment

6. Drop boxes are placed at the store counters of the participating stores.

7. Customer must fill up the raffle coupon with his/her complete name, address, email address, telephone number, twitter username (if applicable) & affix his/her signature on the raffle coupon and must be dropped in drop boxes.

8. Raffle date will be on August 10, 2012 at 5pm in Suyen corporation office with DTI and Bench representative.

9. Cutoff date of submission of entries : August 8, 2012 (store closing hours)

10. Employees of Suyen Corporation and all participating stores including their relatives up to 2nd degree of consanguinity or affinity are disqualified from joining the promo.

11. A participant can only win ONCE.

12. Winners will be informed through registered mail, twitter direct message and phone call. List of Winners will be posted at all participating stores.

13. Suyen Corporation reserves the right to use the names and images of the winners for publicity and promotion purposes.

14. Winners can enter the event area by presenting the following requirements to the Suyen Corporation representative in the event area:
i. One (1) valid ID: should be government issued ID with photograph & signature
ii. Winning raffle coupon
iii. Registered mail

15. In the event that the winner will not be able to retrieve the prize, an authorized representative should bring and present the following requirements:
i. Authorization Letter from the winner
ii. One (1) valid ID of the winner & One (1) valid ID of the authorized person (should be government issued ID with photograph & signature)
iii. Registered mail
iv. Winning raffle coupon

16. Transaction will still earn points for lifestyle cardholders.

17. Valid to apply discount when red discount card is presented.

More information at Bench’s Facebook and Twitter.

Goodluck to all of us participating in the raffle! ๐Ÿ™‚ If not lucky, we can still see them since the Trinoma Activity Center is an open area. Reminiscing F4’s Ken Chu and Kim Hyun Joong events that I attended there. ^_^ Of course, I will never forget Bench and Jerry Yan’s event at NBC Tent from way back. We queued the night before even if we had our passes.ย  #Fangirl memories.

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[Info] Jay Park and SHINee on the cover of Sparking magazine

KPOP fans, don’t forget to grab a copy of Sparkling magazine summer 2012 issue featuring Jay Park and SHINee on its back-to-back cover.

This issue covers a lot of the latest in the Korean scene from Bench endorsers Super Junior‘s Siwon and Donghae, Song Joong Ki, Sunny Hill, 2AM, BIGBANG, CN BLUE, Dalmatian, MBLAQ, UKISS, and YouTube star David Choi.

It also comes with a free Jay Park and Super Junior posters!

The magazine is only P150 and will hit the stands the week of July 23.

Photo credit to: Sparkling Magazine

[Info] BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 in Manila – Ticket Details

BIGBANG is set to visit Manila for the first time for their first ever world tour in support of their latest mini-album, Alive. Filipino VIPs and KPOP fans have been waiting and saving for the concert tickets, thus yesterday, July 21st, was first ticketing day and VIP seated and Lower Box Center were immediately sold out.

Ticket prices:

VIP Seated โ€“ 13,200php (sold out)
VIP Standing โ€“ 10,560php (few left)
Lower Box A (Center) โ€“ 7,920ph (sold out)
Lower Box B (Sides) โ€“ 6,870ph
Upper Box โ€“ 3,700php
Gen Ad โ€“ 1,060ph

Tickets are available at SM TICKETSย  at MOA Arena, SM Cinemas, and online.

More info at theย Ovation Productions Facebook page and event page.

Can’t wait for October 24, but I will be seeing them first in Bangkok because I’m flying there to watch the tour on October 7. ๐Ÿ™‚

[Info] Kim Hyun Joong Asia Fan Meeting 2012 Schedule

Kim Hyun Joong will be kicking off his “Kim Hyun Joong Asia Fan Meeting 2012” in Singapore on May 4th in Singapore and will be touring next in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and four major cities in mainland China.

The Official KHJ Fan Meeting 2012 Poster

This fan meeting will be more of a mini concert with spectacular laser shows, LED screens with a talk show segment. He will be performing over 10 songs including hits from his solo albums last year “Lucky” and “Breakdown”. It has also been announced that the fan meetings in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, all attendees (all ticket holders) will also be doing a Hi-5 session with Kim Hyun Joong after the fan meet as personally requested by him proving his devotion to his fans.

There is also a give away set of a T-shirt and brooch with U:ZOOSIN character, the cartoon designed by Kim Hyun Joong himself, especially made for the fan meeting tour.

SINGAPORE
*May 4 โ€“ Singapore Indoor Stadium
More info at Running Into The Sun Facebookย  and tickets at SISTIC Online.

HONG KONG
*May 12 โ€“ Asiaworld Expo Arena
More info at TRiKs Events Facebook and tickets at HK Ticketing.

TAIWAN
*May 18 and 19 โ€“ NTU Sport Center
More info at JOYTIME Entertainment and tickets at ticket.com.tw. Tutorial on how to purchase tickets online at hyun-joong.com.

CHINA
*June 1 โ€“ Chengdu โ€“ Sichuan Gymnasium
*June 2 โ€“ Guangzhou โ€“ Guangzhou Tianhe Stadium
*June 9 โ€“ Shanghai โ€“ Shanghai Stadium
*June 10 โ€“ Beijing โ€“ Beijing MasterCard Center

THAILAND
*July 29 – Impact exhibition Hall 1, Bangkok

A video of KHJ inviting for his 2012 Asia FanMeeting in HONG KONG

uploaded by: BlackHoshiko009 credit to: FlwriderTV @ http://vimeo.com/41015114

Hope more countries will be added and please let there be Philippines! ๐Ÿ™‚

[Info] Jay Park will return to the Philippines with New Breed album on May 4 to 6

I wrote an article of Jay Park’s Asian Tour schedule that included the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia at GoKpop last April 19th and also reposted it here in my blog the same day. I’m posting updates on the mechanics of his visit.

Jay Park will be here in the Philippines from May 4 to 6 to promote his full-length album, New Breed, that was released in February and became No. 1 on the iTunes R&B/Soul Albums charts in the US, Canada and Australia; No. 2 in Japan; and No. 5 in France.

The title track of the album “Know Your Name” features also famous rapper Dok2, who happens to be 1/2 Korean and 1/4 Filipino. In the track, “I Love You”, Jay worked together with composer and producer Rob Knox, is known to have worked with Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and many more.

Watch a video of Jay Park inviting to his shows in the Philippines from May 4-6, 2012 at Universal Music’s facebook.

****ADMISSION TO ENCLOSED VENUE FOR THE LIVE PERFORMANCE AND SIGNING SESSION PROCEDURE:

1) Jay Park will be performing live and will hold a signing session activities at the Eastwood Mall Open Park on May 4, 2012 (Friday) and at the Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill on May 5, 2012 (Saturday) and at the Lucky Chinatown Mall on May 6, 2012 (Sunday).

2) There will be an enclosed area set-up fronting the stage where people who are entitled to get in the enclosed area are only the Sponsors (seated), Mall Executives (seated), MCA Music Staff and those who buy Jay Park’s “New Breed” album at the venue (standing/seated – see PROMO TOUR ALBUM PACKAGE below).

3) Jay Park’s “New Breed” album serves as a ticket only to the mall where the album is bought. For example, if a fan bought a copy of “New Breed” at Eastwood Mall Open Park, the album is good as a ticket to the showcase and signing session at Eastwood Mall Open Park only and not at Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill the next day or at Lucky Chinatown Mall on May 6th. One album = one entry. If you want to be in the enclosed areas of two or all three malls, you will need to buy the album in each mall. If you have companions, your companions will have to buy their own copies of the album to be able to enter.

4) Selling of the albums will start as soon as the mall gates open. There will be a selling booth near the venue. You will be given a showcase ticket together with the album purchased. The showcase ticket will correspond to the album package that you purchased.
PROMO TOUR ALBUM PACKAGES
* PHP1500 – SHIRT BUNDLE: “New Breed” album (CD+DVD) + “New Breed” Poster + “New Breed” Shirt + Meet and Greet raffle ticket (VIP Seat)
* PHP750 – BALLER BUNDLE: “New Breed” album (CD+DVD) + “New Breed” Poster + “New Breed” Baller (Regular Seat)
* PHP550 – BASIC BUNDLE: “New Breed” album (CD+DVD) + “New Breed” Poster (Standing)

5) Signing session slots are VERY LIMITED. Only those who will purchase the first 200 SHIRT BUNDLES per mall will be given signing passes. First come, first served. DO NOT LOSE THE SHOWCASE TICKET AND ALBUM. The signing session will take place after Jay Park’s performance.

6) Only one (1) album per person will be signed. Only the albumโ€™s inlay (booklet) will be signed. Personal pens are not allowed on stage. MCA Music will provide markers for you.

MEET AND GREET RAFFLE TICKETS FOR ALL SHIRT BUNDLE BUYERS
10 Meet and Greet slots will be raffled off to all SHIRT BUNDLE buyers per mall.

****To get the latest updates on Jay Park, visit MCA Music’s Facebook page at or Jay Park Live in Manila 2012 Facebook page.

DATES, EVENT, VENUE MAPS AND DIRECTIONS:

May 4, 2012 (Friday) at 7:00PM – Signing Session and Performance at Eastwood Mall Open Park

Map and directions.

May 5, 2012 (Saturday) at 7:00PM – Signing Session and Performance at Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill

Map and directions.

May 6, 2012 (Sunday) at 4:00PM – Signing Session and Performance at Lucky Chinatown Mal

Map and directions.

JAYWALKERS, are you ready? ๐Ÿ™‚ Spread the news.