After the several rumors of the possible tour of Block to the Philippines, it was confirmed today that Block B will be going to the country as Hallyu idol representatives. On August 12, it was announced that Block B will celebrate “Visit Korea Year” by appearing as representatives for the event, The Crossover: MISO & KPOP.
According to the sponsors of the concert, HS Media, they chose Block B to introduce Hallyu in the Philippines after holding a local survey from the country’s various fanclubs. The event will also mark the grand opening of the Korean Culture Center which just opened in the country. To celebrate the event, Block B will be performing a new track from their mini-album “New Kids on the Block,” which will be a first among their international fans.
Block B is set to visit the country on the 1st of September which will be followed by another appearance in Japan. They are also scheduled to have various performances in Thailand and China by November.