BIGBANG, the most anticipated celebrities of 2016, sets to make their victorious return to Hong Kong with the special “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN HONG KONG” on July 22 – 24 (Friday – Sunday) at AsiaWorld – Expo, Arena!
Ticketing details of “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN HONG KONG” will be announced soon.
BIGBANG, being one of the most prominent Korean artist groups, is enjoying high level of awareness and recognition worldwide. They were voted as the second place of TIME 100 list, a survey conducted by TIME Magazine to determine the 100 most influential individuals and groups who affect the most lives around the world.
BIGBANG came in second among-st a group of influential figures, including Michelle Obama, Taylor Swift, Pope Francis and Leonardo DiCaprio.
BIGBANG was also selected as the “10 Power Celebrities of 2016” by Forbes Korea and awarded the “20 Best KPOP Songs of 2015” by Billboard, further underlining the status of the 5 member Korean boy band as the “ICON of the Era” in all aspects!
The BIGBANG hype has continued to grow since their invincible comeback in 2015. BIGBANG released two new songs at the beginning of every month from May until August last year. This novel marketing strategy was an unprecedented success and all the great hits of this “MADE” project dominated various major music charts.
The addictive rhythm and intense beats of “BANG BANG BANG” made it the best KPOP song of 2015 and its music video had the most views on YouTube among all other KPOP songs last year.
BIGBANG’s power and influence has been climaxed by the “MADE” project, not only with the eight new songs that swept all charts, but also accompanied by their second world tour “BIGBANG 2015 WORLD TOUR [MADE]”.
They overcame their own best record and set another impressive record of drawing over 1.5 million audiences to 66 shows.
The 10 – month – long world tour took BIGBANG to 32 cities in 13 countries since its first kick – off in Seoul, including Hong Kong, Macao, China, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia and Japan, once again proved their immense popularity around the world!
Building on the overwhelming success on the world tour, BIGBANG has brought an exclusive tour to reciprocate the fans for their support along these years!
The five members have demonstrated their excellence as an unrivaled artist through all their concerts, and they decided to reveal another side of themselves through this tour.
“2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN HONG KONG” has brought the elements of amazing mini concert performance and interactive fan meeting together in one show, delivering a brand new experience to all audiences! This is a golden opportunity for fans to interact with BIGBANG, whilst the funny and amiable side of each member will also be perfectly depicted in the game session and short talk session of the show!
The five members have traveled around the Greater China Region, routing to various cities including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhengzhou, Nanjing, Hefei ,Hangzhou, Nanchang and Changsha to deliver this special stage.
The MADE [V.I.P] tour was well received by all cities with over 100,000 tickets of 10 shows swiftly sold out during the public sales.
BIGBANG delivered an unprecedented show experience to every single audience with their spectacular yet energetic performance and cute participation in the on-stage games. They created many happy moments with the fans, whilst their sweet and innocent childishness were thoroughly shown during the game session, such as “Jumping Rope” and “Limbo Contest”. The five members have put their greatest effort to participate in each game and they also revealed many secrets during the “Lie Detector” game, making all audiences enjoyed this fan meeting tour with great fun and laughter!
The five members will route to China again in June and July for more shows in other 8 cities, namely Shenyang, Foshan, Nanning, Qingdao, Harbin, Dalian, Chongqing and Chengdu.
Besides the Greater China Region, BIGBANG has recently routed to Japan for their fan event tour “BIGBANG FANCLUB EVENT ~FANTASTIC BABYS 2016~”. They travel led to 4 cities, namely Kobe, Fukuoka, Aichi and Chiba, during April and May to meet with their fans. The still ongoing tour will have 27 shows in total in these 4 cities. As one of the hottest artist groups in Japan, BIGBANG has witnessed the historical moment of NGK Insulators Hall, having the total accumulative number of visitors reached 30 million, during their event on April 29. The tour has been eagerly anticipated by fans in the region.
Representatives from the event organizers, ELF ASIA and Live Nation Lushington (Hong Kong) commented, “The [MADE] tour last year was a great success and we all had an amazing time with the five members. We are extremely delighted to work with BIGBANG again to deliver this special MADE [V.I.P] tour. Audiences of this tour will not only see the spectacular performance by the talented members, but will also have the rare opportunity to interact with them. There will be some new designed games for the game session to keep the Hong Kong show fresh and unique, which we believe this specially made tour for VIPs will definitely bring lots of surprises to the Hong Kong fans and will surely attract enormous interest from all fans and music lovers around the region”
Ticketing details of “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN HONG KONG” will be released shortly.
ELF ASIA and Live Nation Lushington (Hong Kong) are the promoters of “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN HONG KONG”.