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Monday, May 21, 2018
MOA Arena launches May with a star-studded line-up of acts
This summer, countless wide-eyed fans came
for an experience of a lifetime with their favorite artists at the Mall of Asia
Arena. The venue had one of its most jam-packed weeks of the year with back-to-back
sold-out shows from some of the world’s biggest acts.
On April 28, passionate K-pop fans of EXO filled-up
the Arena during the Elyxion concert, the 4th installment of the superstar
group’s world tour. The multi-awarded K-pop band held a show complete with
laser beams, a stylish bar, and light effects that matched their songs
perfectly. With fans like EXO-Ls, the show took a mesmerizing turn as the
audience made an ocean of silver with their light sticks moving to the beats of
After his last concert with One Direction in
2015, May 1 saw the return of Harry Styles to the Philippines with his first
solo tour. Harry did not disappoint as he serenaded his fans with a powerful
“I only have one job here, and that is to
entertain all of you,” said Styles as he rocked the Arena with hits “Sign of
the Times” and “Only Angel” from his self-titled album.
Just a day after Harry’s show, the Arena was
again filled with eager fans for another world-renowned performer: Bruno
The concert kicked-off with a bang, as award-winning
dance crew Jabawockeez took to the stage, and segued to Bruno Mars and his band,
the Hooligans. The Grammy Award-winning artist brought the house down as
he started off with his chart-topping hits “Finesse” and “24K Magic”.
The 2-day concert attracted Bruno Mars fans
including local celebrities Vicky Belo, Vice Ganda, Ogie Alcasid, Luis Manzano,
Jessy Mendiola, Carmina Villaroel, power couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong
Dantes, Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Maxene Magalona. Some of the celebrities came
with their families and friends.
The 24K Magic Tour Manila came to a close
with Bruno dedicating “Just The Way You Are” to his beloved Filipino fans.
Truly a tour to remember, his performance showered the crowd with gold confetti
that matched his eclectic energy on stage.
May marks the anniversary of the Mall of Asia
Arena, which launched its first show in 2012, with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way
Ball Tour. As Manila is currently a hot scene for world-renowned acts, the
venue takes pride in continuously being a host to many live shows. True to the
vision of the SM Group to bring quality entertainment to the Philippines, the
Arena has now become a valuable partner to the nation’s top promoters and
organizers who repeatedly chooses the Mall of Asia Arena as an avenue for their
Apart from catering to various audiences, the
Arena is also home to corporate brands - with partners like PLDT, Globe, Unilever, Solaire,
LBC, Tanduay, Meralco, Powerstroke, ABS-CBN, 8990 Holdings, Belle Corporation
and newly-boarded partners Peerless Products Manufacturing Corporation and
Oriental Group Entertainment and Leisure, enjoying the venue’s shows,
amenities, and advertising assets on a yearly basis.
In the coming months, more anticipated events
will happen at the Arena such as the PBA and UAAP finals, and concerts by popular
artists like Niall Horan, Sam Smith, Paramore, Wanna One, Tiffany and Debbie
Gibson, and Celine Dion.
To keep updated on the Mall of Asia Arena announcements,
visit www.mallofasia-arena.com or follow the official
social media accounts at @moaarena.
SM Lifestyle Entertainment
Incorporated or SMLEI is the lifestyle and entertainment company of SM Prime
Holdings Inc. that offers the best in events, movies, and leisure. The company
has now grown major brands, which include the Mall of Asia Arena, SM Tickets,
e-PLUS Tap to Pay, SM Skating Rink, SM Bowling and Leisure Center, Snack Time,
and SM Cinema.SMLEI aims to promote
bonding activities among Filipino families and friends, through entertainment
and leisure facilities, while advocating the ease of use and personalized
service created to complement the Filipino lifestyle.