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YouTube FanFest Philippines 2015 features brightest online stars



MANILA, Philippines - World's most popular online video community YouTube and event marketing agency Branded Ltd announced today the debut of YouTube FanFest in the Philippines, a live show bringing together Filipino fans and YouTube stars from around the world.

YouTube FanFest Philippines to debut on June 26

YouTube FanFest is an event that gives fans the unique opportunity to meet their internet heroes in person. First launched in Singapore in May 2013, YouTube FanFest has since taken Asia-Pacific by storm. The YouTube FanFest 2015 tour kicked off in Mumbai in February, before lighting up Singapore and Thailand this past May.

YouTube FanFest Philippines will debut on Friday, June 26, 2015 (7:30 pm) at the Marriott Grand Ballroom. This live show will bring some of YouTube's biggest global creators, artists and influencers as well as local online stars and up-and-coming talent on stage before 3,000 eager Filipino fans for the first time.

The stellar line-up for the inaugural YouTube FanFest Philippines features a mix of talented international creators including Bethany Mota, Kurt Hugo Schneider, Thatcher Joe, AJ Rafael, as well as local sensations Lloyd Cafe Cadena, Donnalyn Bartolome, and Abra, Mich Liggayu (JaMich) and Bogart The Explorer.

The complete line up of artist includes Ana Victorino, Caspar Lee, Chicser, Jireh Lim, Kristine from RealAsianBeauty, Loonie, Lyrically Deranged Poet, Macy Kate, Oli White and Allstar Productions.

The international creators will be flown in by YouTube FanFest’s official airline partner, Philippine Airlines.

“#BringYouTuberstoManila is the latest illustration of how much Filipinos love YouTube. Fans spoke up and we listened. By bringing YouTube Fanfest to Manila for the first time in a couple of weeks, we hope to give YouTube creators and Filipino fans a new way to connect and celebrate the content they’re passionate about,” said Ryan Morales, Country Marketing Manager of Google Philippines.

“We are thrilled to be able to add Manila to the global YouTube FanFest map. With some of the most passionate and the noisiest fans on the planet, this is going to be epic!” said Jasper Donat, CEO of Branded Ltd., YouTube FanFest Co-Producer.

International creators showed their excitement for the biggest Youtube event in Manila next week.

"I'm excited to come back to Manila for YouTube FanFest!!! It's always a good time meeting fans in my parents' homeland. Manila is like a second home to me. Can't wait to meet all the other YouTubers I haven't met already as well." AJ Rafael

"YouTube FanFest is this cool party that takes place in different regions of the world with YouTube fans of all interests. It reminds me of a bunch of teen fans just screaming their heads off, dancing, hugging each other, loving music, comedy, science, food guys too and being supa loud." Macy Kate

To make this day even more memorable, fans can get up close and personal with the stars by participating in promotions run by the YouTubers themselves.

The first round of general admission tickets got snapped within less than an hour last Friday via TicketWorld Manila. Additionally, participating YouTube creators will also give away their own tickets to the show and Meet & Greet sessions via their social media channels. Other event partners and details for ticketing can be found at

Youtube Fanfest Philippines 2015 is in association with international brands Sunsilk and Closeup.