Wanna One as a Performance Boy Group
Currently, in 2018, there aren’t any K-pop fans who don’t recognize Wanna One. The group had a phenomenal previous year and has gained monstrous popularity ever since the line-up of members was televised through a cable broadcast show that they participated in for months. They debuted on August 7, 2017 at Gocheok SkyDome, Seoul, and now Wanna One is rapidly rising as the biggest boy group along with EXO and BTS. Not only famous for its attractive look, Wanna One is also a master of performance, and have proven that any event they perform at will be filled with tons of people. Thus, in this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with information about Wanna One’s fan meetings, their upcoming concert in 2018, and shows from worldwide countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, Hongkong, Macau, South Korea, and Japan. Stay tuned!
Wanna One’s Fan Meeting and Concert in Singapore
Wanna One came to greet Singaporean fans when they held their first fan meeting, “Wanna Be Loved,” at 7:00 PM on September 22, 2017 at ZEPP @ BIG BOX, Singapore. The ticket categories, which were managed by IME SG and Three Angles Production, were divided into three sections: CAT 2 for SGD 168, CAT 1 for SGD 228, and VIP for SGD 308. In addition, the audiences are able to purchase tickets via the APACTix official website starting from September 2, 2017. All the audience members attending the show would get an exclusive postcard for Wanna One’s first meet and greet in Singapore: “Wanna Be Loved.” VIP ticket holders would also have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win one of 500 passes for a hi-touch event. In addition to this, 30 lucky winners would receive the album or poster with a signed autograph, and 22 winners would get an exclusive selfie portrait with the Wanna One members. Finally, all VIP and CAT 1 ticket holders would receive the official concert lanyard from the fan meeting organizer.
Wanna One’s Meet and Greet and Concert in Malaysia
Wanna One greeted the Malaysian fans as they held the “Wanna Be Loved” fan meet and greet, which was on January 19, 2018. The event took place at Stadium Negara, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and started at 8:00 PM. The ticket category, which was managed by IME Productions, was divided into five sections: CAT 3 for RM 250, CAT 2 for RM 350, CAT 1 for RM 400, ROCKZONE for RM 489, and VIP for RM 589. In addition, the audiences were able to purchase the tickets starting from November 6, 2017 on MY TicketCharge’s official website, selected outlets for Speedy video, Rock Corner, PJ Live Arts, the information counter at The Mines shopping mall, and 1 Shamelin. All VIP ticket holders had the possibility to get a welcome pass, attend the on-stage meet and greet, receive the album with a signed autograph, receive a poster with a signed autograph, and get an exclusive selfie Polaroid of the Wanna One members. On the other hand, all ROCKZONE ticket holders had the same chance of getting the welcome pass, attending the on-stage meet and greet, and getting the exclusive selfie Polaroid.
Wanna One’s Fan Meeting and Concert in Indonesia
All eleven members of Wanna One came to Indonesia after finishing their schedule in Malaysia for “Wanna Be Loved” on January 21, 2018. The event was held at ICE BSD Hall 5, BSD City, Serpong, South Tangerang and started at 6:30 PM. The ticket categories were managed by Mecima Production and were divided in three sections, which were as follows: Yellow for Rp. 1,000,000, Pink for Rp 2,000,000, and Blue for Rp 2,700,000. The audience members were able to purchase the tickets via the Indotix official website, starting from October 19, 2017 for the members of the MCP Fanclub, October 21 by bank transfer, October 22 at the Indotix official outlet in STC Senayan, and October 23 with a credit card. Moreover, a total of 50 MCP Fanclub members would be able to attend the press conference. In addition, the 500 fastest buyers for Blue zone would get to do a hi-touch event, 30 lucky winners got the album with a signed autograph, 30 received the poster with a signed photograph, and 22 winners got exclusive selfie Polaroids of Wanna One members.
Wanna One’s Fan Meeting and Concert in Thailand
Wanna One was welcomed by Thai fans as they held the “Wanna Be Loved” meet and greet on September 16, 2017. The event was held at Bitec Bangna Hall 106, Bangkok, Thailand and started at 6:00 PM. The ticket categories, which were managed by 411 Entertainment, were divided in five sections, which were E1 and E2 for THB 2,000, D1 and D2 for THB 3,500, C1 and C2 for THB 4,500, B1 and B2 for THB 5,000, and A1, A2, A3, and A4 for THB 6,000. In addition, the audiences were able to purchase their tickets via Thai Ticket Major’s official website starting from September 2, 2017. Everyone who attended the show got Wanna One’s official poster, whereas a total of 50 lucky winners combined from all categories would also get the chance to be present at the press conference. A hi-touch event was also available to 500 winners, 30 lucky winners got the album with a signed autograph, 30 got the poster with a signed autograph, and 22 lucky winners received a selfie Polaroid of Wanna One’s members.
Wanna One’s Fan Meeting and Concert in Philippines
On October 13, 2017, Wanna One traveled to the Philippines to hold their “Wanna Be Loved” meetings. The event was held at Smart Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Phillipines and took place from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The ticket categories were managed by IME Philippines and were divided into five sections. These were GA for PHP 3,150, CAT 3 for PHP 5,250, CAT 2 for PHP 7,350, CAT 1 for 9,450, and VIP for PHP 12,600. The fans could purchase tickets for the event via Thai E Ticketnet’s official website.
Wanna One’s Meet and Greet and Concert in Hongkong
Wanna One was welcomed by Chinese fans as they held the fan meeting “Wanna Be Loved” on the 3rd and 4th of October, 2017. The event took place at Asia World Expo, Hall 10, Hongkong, China and started at 8:00 PM on the first day and 9:00 PM on the second day. The ticket categories were managed by Best Shine (China) Entertainment Limited and were divided into three sections: Yellow and wheelchair for $680, Blue for $980, and Red for $1480. The audiences could purchase their tickets via the City Line official website, the telephone booking hotline at (852) 2111-5333, and at Tom Lee, Asia World Expo, HMV Causeway Bay, and MacPherson Box Office starting from August 25, 2017.
Wanna One’s Fan Meeting and Concert in Taiwan
Wanna One finally got a chance to go to Kuanlin’s hometown, Taipei, when they held “Wanna Be Loved” in Taiwan on October 7, 2017. The tickets for the event were divided into five sections, which were Purple for $1,880, Blue for $2,880, Green for $3,880, Orange for $4,880, and Pink for $5,680.
Wanna One’s Fan Meeting and Concert in Macau
Wanna One briefly stopped in Macau as they held the fan meet and greet “Wanna Be Loved” there on January 14, 2018. The event was held at Studi City Event Centre, Macau and started from 6:00 PM. The ticket categories, which were managed by Starlight Entertainment and AEG Promotion Ltd, were divided into four sections, namely HKD 680, HKD 980, HKD 1480, and HKD 1680. The audiences had the opportunity to purchase tickets via the HKTicketing official website and Studio City Event Center’s ticketing website starting from December 13, 2017. The pre-sales were from 9:00 AM to 11:59 PM on December 12, 2017.
Wanna One’s Meet and Greet and Concert in Korea
After concluding their promotion for the repackaged album 1-1=0 (Nothing Without You), Wanna One officially greeted Korean fans by holding their first official fan meeting named “Wanna One Premier Fan-Con.” This information was first gathered by Ilgan Sports exclusive report on October 17, 2017 and was announced as well at Wanna One’s official fan cafe. They not only performed their already well-known tracks, but Wanna One also showcased special stages for the fans. ‘Fan Con’ occurred over three days on the 15th, 16th, and 17th of December, 2017 at Seoul’s Olympic Handball Gymnasium Park and two days on the 23rd and 24th of December, 2017 at Busan Exhibition and Convention Center. The tickets for Seoul’s fan meeting could be purchased via Interpark’s official website starting from October 24 for Wanna One’s fan cafe members, and October 25 for the general public. The tickets for Busan’s fan meeting were available for purchase from October 31 for Wanna One’s fan cafe members, and November 1 for the general public.
Wanna One’s Fan Meeting and Concert in Japan
On March 5, 2018, it was reported by Yonsan News that Wanna One would join the line-up to greet Japanese fans through KCON, a global Korean pop music and culture convention, on April 13, 2018. The event took place at the Makuhari Messe Convention Center in Chiba, East Tokyo. Not only was Wanna One there, but other idol groups such as TWICE, GFriend, Fromis 9, Golden Child, Gugudan, Pentagon, Sunmi, and 2PM’s Wooyoung were also apart of KCON’s Japan Concert. The audiences could purchase tickets for the event via Japan’s Ticket Pia official website starting from March 6, 2018.
Wanna One’s Upcoming Concert in 2018
In December of 2017, there was a rumor that Wanna One will hold an Asia Tour which would include cities such as Seoul (February), Hongkong (June), Manila, Bangkok, Tokyo, Taipei, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Sydney. However, while this article was being written, Wanna One was busy preparing their second mini-album titled I Promise You, therefore this must just be a mere rumor after all. However, the possibility of Wanna One having a concert tour across Asia is not impossible, because the time of their awaiting disbandment is still far off. Therefore, Wanna One’s Asian tour may still happen in the future.