MNL48 announces first Graduation event on May 1

Filipino all-girl idol group MNL48 is set to hold a Graduation ‘Mini-Event’ on May 1st at Movie Stars Cafe, Quezon City.

The announcement was made on their social media accounts last Monday.

Twleve members of the First Generation and 4 Kenkyuusei are set to bid farewell from the group as a result of the recent Second General Election.

It includes Essel Montaos, Erica Sanico, Ella Amat, Hazel Marzonia, Necca Adelan, Madie Epilogo, Cassey Pestillos, Princess Briquillo, Gia Muse, Jewel Cacapit, Sha Engbino and Nice Abad; and trainees: Mela Magbanlac, Vira Bandong, Yna Salazar and Karla dela Paz.

Ticket will cost Php 800 and it will be available at the event only.

The graduation is a term used when a member leaves the group usually due to reasons such as personal concerns or career decisions. It is accompanied with a ceremony where a member will do her final performance.