BIGBANG Triumphantly Kicked-off “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN MACAO” on Sept. 3 (Sat) at the Cotai Arena, The Venetian® Macao

T.O.P Surprised the Crowd with His Unexpected Appearance!
BIGBANG To Deliver Unique Show Experience Filled with Heartfelt Sharing, Close Interaction & Bombastic Performance!

(Hong Kong, Sep 3, 2016) – BIGBANG’s leader G-DRAGON supposed to lead his three co-members, TAEYANG, DAESUNG and SEUNGRI, to ignite the stage at the Cotai Arena, The Venetian® Macao with a two-night show of “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN MACAO”. However, T.O.P suddenly made his unexpected appearance and surprised the crowd on the first show on September 3, 2016 (Saturday). In addition to their spectacular and powerful performance, the members also revealed another side of themselves through heartfelt sharing and interactive games with the lucky fans, delivering a perfect night to every single audience.  
Before the show began, a cosplay competition “TODAY’S BIG FAN” of this MADE [V.I.P] TOUR was introduced to fans, during which participants had to wear costumes with the theme of BIGBANG and take photos in front of a special designed photo wall. Numerous fans dressed up in amazing outfits, emulating BIGBANG’s styling in their MVs, with some even prepared special props to match with their outfits, creating a celebration of BIGBANG’s unique style.
The long awaited “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN MACAO” started at 8:00 p.m. with a visually striking opening video. According to the earlier announcement, T.O.P supposed to be absent from the Macao show due to difficulty in his schedule arrangement. However, he suddenly emerged on stage after MC Sammy’s introduction, delivering the biggest surprise to all the audiences! During the talk session, the members expressed their excitement in meeting their Macao fans again, as well as their gratitude for the love and support they have received over the years. In order to reciprocate them, the members picked five lucky fans from the crowd to participate in a game with them onstage, and the entire arena filled with deafening screams when the members announced the winning seat numbers.
The Game Session, one of the most exciting parts of the show, began after the talk session, which the cute participation of the members filled the arena with cheering and laughter. The inter-member battle was followed by an interactive game for fans. The five lucky fans picked by the members not only had close interaction with BIGBANG throughout the game, they also received a gift box, including an autographic Krunk Bear. Furthermore, the partner of the final winning member even got a photo opportunity with all the BIGBANG members, making the entire audiences scream with jealousy.
The five members then kicked off the performance part with two fans-favorite from last year’s “MADE SERIES”: “LOSER” followed by the strong rhythm song “BANG BANG BANG”, which their stunning performance immediately got the audience out of their seats again. BIGBANG then switched the mood with another two great hits, “IF YOU” and “BAD BOY”, and let their mellow voices echo around the venue.
The first performance on the solo stage was by SEUNGRI with "STRONG BABY", with his sexy dance moves which instantly got the audience moving. DAESUNG and T.O.P followed right after with “LOOK AT ME, GWISOON” and “DOOM DADA” respectively to keep the good vibes coming.

TAEYANG was next to wow the audience with his soulful voice on “EYES NOSE LIPS”, one of his masterpieces that swept “The Song of the Year” in MelOn Music Awards, Mnet Asian Music Awards and Golden Disk Awards in 2014. Afterwards, GD stormed the stage with his upbeat single “CROOKED”, his energetic performance driving everyone crazy!
TAEYANG returned to join hands with GD to perform their popular duet "GOOD BOY", the powerful beat making the atmosphere sky rocket. After the duet, the three members also reunited on stage for what was supposed to be the last song “SOBER”. However, with the audience not willing to let the boys leave and screaming their names loudly, the five members finally returned for an encore session.
The encore session began with the playful “BAE BAE”, followed by “WE LIKE 2 PARTY”, where the groovy rhythm got fans moving to the music. Finally, the five members wrapped the show up with one of their most recognizable classics “FANTASTIC BABY”. The powerful beat of the song got all audiences up on their feet chanting the chorus, drawing the amazing night to a perfect end.
Commenting on the show, representatives from the organizers, including ELF ASIA, Live Nation Hong Kong and The Venetian Macao, stated, “We are very glad to have this opportunity to work with the BIGBANG members again to deliver such a meaningful MADE [V.I.P] TOUR to their fans in Macao. We were totally impressed by the spectacular performance, as well as the enthusiastic love and support from all audiences. Thus, we would like to show our greatest gratitude to all of them, and special thanks to T.O.P in making time out of his busy schedule to come. It was a remarkable night for everyone and we definitely want to see BIGBANG again in the near future.”

ELF ASIA, Live Nation and The Venetian® Macao are the promoters of “2016 BIGBANG MADE [V.I.P] TOUR IN MACAO”.

For more information, please contact
ELF ASIA – Janice Tang/ Wiam Chung  
Tel: (852) 3105 2888
Fax: (852) 3105 9999
Live Nation – Angel Chiu
Tel:  (852) 2989 9239
Fax: (852) 2989 9269
The Venetian® Macao – Lily Cheng
Tel: (853) 8118 2013
Fax: (853) 8118 2997