#HappyBirthdaySandaraPark: 2NE1's Dara Turns 30

The hashtag #HappyBirthdaySandaraPark has gone viral worldwide on Twitter as the ever lovable Dara of the K-Pop girl group 2NE1 turns 30.

The South Korean singer and model, presently known as being a member and the director of communications of 2NE1, is celebrating her birthday today, November 12, and her Filipino and other Asian fans are buzzing about it on social media.

Dara's followers have been posting photos with greetings and birthday messages to the celebrant. Here's some of the tweets:

Dara, popularly known in the Philippines as "Pambansang "Krung-Krung" when she became the first grand winner of ABS-CBN's reality-based talent search Star Circle Quest (SCQ) ten years ago, has not forgotten her showbiz roots despite her achievements in the global scene.

She hosted an advance birthday celebration in Manila last Saturday, November 8.

The exclusive birthday bash was reportedly attended by her friends in the industry including Sam Milby, Erik Santos, Christian Bautista, Joross Gamboa, Sam Concepcion and girlfriend Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Luis Manzano, Vhong Navarro, Ryan Bang, Robi Domingo, Sharlene San Pedro, Nash Aguas, and Alexa Ilacad.

Online sources said Dara's Star Circle Quest batchmates Melissa Ricks and RJ Martinez were also present at the party.