YouTube is delighted to announce the return of YouTube FanFest to Manila on May 26 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Now on its fifth year in town, YouTube FanFest, co-presented by Globe Telecom and P&G, is the biggest gathering of the most creative and well-loved YouTube stars from the Philippines and around the world for an exclusive live show and exciting meet-up with their fans #IRL.
This year’s stellar lineup features a mix of talented international creators: Alex Wassabi and Matt Steffanina, and local sensations Ranz Kyle and Niana Guerrero, Hannah Kathleen, JaMill, ThatsBella, Rei Germar, Ken San Jose, Brains techKnowlogy, Andrea Brillantes, Pamela Swing, AC BONIFACIO and Hype Streetball. These YouTube stars are set to take the stage at Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, for a night filled with music, dance, and lots of fun.
YouTube is also bringing international and local mom creators to join the festivities of this year’s FanFest. The YouTube FanFest Moms Edition is happening on May 16 and May 17 at the Mall of Asia Musical Hall, and features exhibitions and workshops, as well as on stage interviews, performances and featured presentations.
FanFest is keeping its tradition of letting fans get up close and personal with their internet favorites, and also experience the daily life of a YouTube star from creating to uploading YouTube videos in themed booths and studios during the festivities.
The Filipino YouTube community is getting bigger and more exciting. Today, the Philippines has over 750 channels that reached 100K subscribers, and more than 60 channels with 1M+ subscribers. That is a jump from just 300 channels with 100K subscribers and 19 channels with 1M+ subscribers last year.
“We’re thrilled to bring YouTube FanFest back to the Philippines! What started with a simple tweet from the YouTube community in 2015 has turned into a movement. It’s amazing to see generations of local Filipino talent shine onstage alongside international creators. The energy, enthusiasm and excitement here is unbelievable, and it’s the reason why we love coming to the Philippines,” said Marc Lefkowitz, Head of Creator & Artist Development, YouTube. APAC.
Tickets are available via SMTickets. YouTube creators will also be giving away their own tickets to the show and meet & greet sessions via their social media channels. For more details, visit www.youtubefanfest.com/event/2019-ph.