Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Bangtan Boys Spreads Their Wings on Twitter

Press release

Over 3.4 million Tweets for #BTSWingsTourManila

8 May 2017, MANILA - Korean boy band Bangtan Boys or popularly known as BTS (@BTS_twt) held a two-day concert here and just like their previous concert last year, it was spectacular. Held at SM Mall of Asia Arena last May 6-7, Filipino fans went all out to give their love and full support for their #BTSWingsTourManila concert. There was over 3,4 million Tweets related to the concert (6-8 May 2017).

Twitter was the first  place where Filipino fans  expressed their excitement about the group’s concert tour in Manila. Even before the concert began, fans were giddy with excitement. Here are the top Tweets from the two days#BTSWingsTourManila concert.

Eager fans waited patiently for hours for the group to arrive at the Manila airport. Using #MabuhayBTS, Twitter was a significant platform for Filipinos to share their heart-warming welcome messages for the group.

Even though a majority of Filipino fans don’t speak Korean, they know the songs by heart and sang  wholeheartedly with BTS during their concert performance.

If the fans had full of surprises for the group during the concert, BTS also surprised them. One of the group members Jin, showed his love for the army of fans when he wrote ‘Mahal Kita’ in a piece of paper and showed it in the middle of their performance.

The surprise didn’t end there. BTS showed their appreciation for everyone who watched their concert and sent a thank you message using Filipino language. The group spoke the language so well that fans almost forgot that they are not native speakers. The concert goers captured that unique moment and shared it on Twitter.

To be updated with the group’s latest concerts and projects, follow their Twitter account: @BTS_twt or @BTS_bighit.

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