MNL48 to perform at AKB48 Asia Festival in Shanghai this August

Filipino idol group MNL48 will be going to Shanghai, China next month to participate in the upcoming AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019.

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Posted by AKB48 on Sunday, June 23, 2019

AKB48 announced on Monday the second Asia Festival event, which will happen in one of China’s largest city and home of AKB48 Team SH, one of its Asian sister groups. The event will be held at National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China.

It will feature the performance of seven local 48 groups from Asia, which includes AKB48, JKT48, BNK48, MNL48, Team SH, Team TP, SGO48.

More details such as the ticket information and performing members will be announced on their official website.

AKB48 held its first Asia Festival 2019 last January in Bangkok, Thailand. AKB48’s talent agency AKS has previously announced that they are planning to hold more Asia Festivals in the future, hoping to make the idol culture known in the world. 

For more information about the event, visit www.akb48asiafes.com.