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1:38 pm - 08/13/2009

V6, Gackt, and mihimaru GT to represent Japan in 6th Asia Song Festival


The 6th Asia Song Festival has finally landed and added to itself a star studded class of all of Asia’s top icon singers. The festival itself, which consists of 14 teams from nine Asian countries, has been confirmed to set stage at 6 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in northern Seoul.

So what acts will join the linup?

Legendary names like, Japanese group V6, Gackt, Show Luo, and K-Otic are just some to name a few. Hong Kong actress/singer Ekin Cheng, Girl’s Generation, 2NE1, Big Bang, Super Junior, Mihimaru GT, Chris Lee, Ho Ngoc Ha and Agnes Monica will also be joining them on stage.
A represntative from the promoting agency said,
“This event will develop as a representative brand for the cooperation and cultural exchange of Asian countries, and become the stepping stone to heighten the competitiveness of Asian music in the global music market.”

It’s also being sited that the foundation will be giving the group, 2NE1, this year’s “Asian Newcomer’s Award.” Tickets for the festival are fee and those who wanted to attend visit www.asf.or.kr to download free tickets!

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does anyone know who else represented japan in the past festivals? you know besides arashi. :P
yasucchi 13th-Aug-2009 05:45 pm (UTC)
I just checked the official site, V6 is under the "Special Guest" category, so, I don't know.

After Arashi, Kuraki Mai (2007), w-inds. (2008), and Berryz Koubou (2008) represented Japan.
nudrive 13th-Aug-2009 05:51 pm (UTC)
So excited for this
Cause 2NE1, Big Bang and SuJu and SNSD are gonna be there too :D
ifotismeni 13th-Aug-2009 05:54 pm (UTC)
i think gackt has done something like this before? but not this exactly, i don't think...
xanderave 14th-Aug-2009 03:57 am (UTC)
Gackt performed at MKMF before.
goto 13th-Aug-2009 06:18 pm (UTC)

2004
Ayumi Hamasaki

2005
Maki Goto
Aikawa Nanase

2006
Arashi
Koda Kumi

2007
Kuraki Mai

2008
W-inds
Anna Tsuchiya
Berryz Kobo

I don't know of any prior to 2004, and some might be missing D:
xanderave 14th-Aug-2009 03:56 am (UTC)
Considering this year is just the 6th year, I doubt you can go any further than 2004 :P
choconoir 13th-Aug-2009 06:21 pm (UTC)
Hong Kong actor*/singer
Ekin Cheng is a man, lol. @_@

I didn't know V6 was still around! Blast from the past 8D
yasucchi 13th-Aug-2009 06:44 pm (UTC)
lmao they've been around foreverrrr girl where've you been.
shaneen 13th-Aug-2009 06:45 pm (UTC)
lol mte.
choconoir 13th-Aug-2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
Well I meant being active, music-wise. But yeah, it's probably just me not paying attention to them anymore :'D
yasucchi 13th-Aug-2009 06:59 pm (UTC)
compared to before, they're releasing more regularly. they had a single out last september, one in june, and one's coming out this september. XD
jp_lilith 13th-Aug-2009 07:21 pm (UTC)
gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaackt.
xDDD
deazaskia 14th-Aug-2009 03:02 am (UTC)
V6 ♥ \o/
jonneh_ 14th-Aug-2009 04:56 am (UTC)
Yesssssssssssssssssssss! mihimaru GT!
dansumizu 14th-Aug-2009 05:29 am (UTC)
I really cannot wait to see any interactions between these bands. No lie.

Not a big fan of Gackt, but he's big, so...8D

Mihimaruuuu! :D
mistyraven 15th-Aug-2009 11:33 am (UTC)
I want to goooo :O Damn school, and me living in SC, and having no way to Seoul... curses.

Also, lol Gackt. I love him sfm though XD
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