The cast of “Kalye Serye” will all head to the Philippine Arena in Bulacan for their “Sa Tamang Panahon” (At the Right Time) event on Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm (PH time). Thousands of AlDub fans are expected to gather at the world’s largest indoor arena which has a maximum seating capacity of 55,000.
Lola Nidora mentioned on the October 15 episode that the right time was about to come for AlDub. It was later revealed that the blue folder she held in the episode has a photo of the Philippine Arena. They announced the details of the much-awaited “Sa Tamang Panahon” event last October 17.
Immediately after the announcement, it was reported that the TicketNet website crashed as AlDub fans came rushing to the site to purchase tickets. Interaksyon reports that TicketNet has made a single-day record of 30,000 tickets sold hours after the announcement on “Eat Bulaga.”
The tickets, with a prices ranging from 150 pesos to 1,200 pesos, were already sold out two days after the announcement on the show, Inquirer notes. 100 percent of the show’s proceeds will go to the construction of libraries across the Philippines.
Meanwhile, Coconuts Manila reports that top foreign executives from tech companies will also attend the event. A Digital media guru named Carlo Ople has posted in his Twitter account that the tech executives would like to understand more about the phenomena. Ople has revealed that he would be accompanying the representatives of these companies.
Confirmed: high level Execs from several tech companies are flying in to watch Tamang Panahon this Saturday. Para ma gets daw nila, hehe.
— Carlo Ople (@carloople) October 22, 2015
The site mentions that for the past two months, AlDub has been breaking records on Twitter. Its peak was on September 26 with a record of 26 million tweets. Morning News USA notes that such record was so close to the recorded global tweets for Super Bowl XLIX in February 2015. The recorded tweets in September has even surpassed the tweets during the MTV Video Music Awards 2015.
“Eat Bulaga” has earlier announced that they would provide free bus rides to the fans who will attend the event. They shall broadcast the event live from 11:30 am to 3 pm (PH time). For those who are currently abroad with no GMA Pinoy TV, live streaming is available on Youtube and Ustream.
— THE ALDUB MAIDEN™ (@THEALDUB_MAIDEN) October 22, 2015
As thousands of fans are expected to attend, the North Luzon Expressway management has made contingency plans in preparations for the event. GMA News Online reports that at least 160 traffic personnel will be deployed to assist in additional traffic and counterflow lanes.
Will AlDub be able to surpass its highest record of 26 million tweets? But more important, will fans witness a first ever live kiss from AlDub?