By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
The hosts and performers for the 2013 Asia Song Festival have been announced and one of them is a band from the Philippines.
|Clockwise from the top) 2PM, MYMP and EXO |
(Photos courtesy of www.newsen.com and EXO and MYMP official Facebook pages)
This year's festival will be hosted by Taecyeon of 2PM, Kris of EXO and Eunhyuk of Super Junior, according to the Korea Music Content Industry Association.
Singers from different countries have been invited to perform at the event which will be held on Oct. 9 at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul.
Representing South Korea at the Asia Song Festival are 2PM, EXO, ZE:A, Block B, Girls' Day, Dynamic Duo, Crayon Pop, No Brain, DJ Koo, Idio Tape, SHU-I and Juny Showchestra.
Foreign acts will also perform at the event. MYMP will represent the Philippines and G.E.M will perform for Hong Kong.
Also invited are 7ICONS from Indonesia and Thelma Aoyama from Japan.
The last time the Philippines was invited to the Asia Song Festival was in 2008 when Rivermaya performed at the event.
The 2013 Asia Song Festival, which will be aired on KBS, is sponsored by the Korea Foundation for International Cultural Exchange (KOFICE) with the support of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).
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