AKB48 has announced a live broadcast event “Asia Festival 2021 Online”, which will present performances from the internationally popular J-Pop idols and their sister groups on June 27.
The livestream broadcast event will unite AKB48’S sister groups from across Asia, including JKT48 (Jakarta), BNK48 (Bangkok), MNL48 (Manila), AKB48 Team SH (Shanghai), AKB48 Team TP (Taipei), SGO48 (Ho Chi Minh City), and CGM48 (Chiang Mai).
Tickets are available now on the event’s official English information page: https://www.akb48asiafes.com/en/
Livestream packages include archive viewing for up to 14 days after the concert, and a virtual digital ticket for the event.
This festival will implement XR technology, which is unique to online staging. Now the festival can be enjoyed and experienced in many ways, allowing fans from all around the world to interact with the contents.
Pre and post-event features live broadcasts and exciting attractions, with contents that will allow you to enjoy a new experience with members after the main event.
As a special promotion, the event has created a special TikTok account, where participating members have uploaded videos spotlighting fun moments created by individual members. The groups and members who receive the most reactions (hearts, comments, and shares) will be presented with a special prize at the festival. https://www.tiktok.com/@akb48group_asiafestival
AKB48 Group Asia Festival was held for the first time in Bangkok back in January 2019. The same year, on August 24th, the second event “AKB48 group Asia festival in Shanghai” was hosted in Shanghai. Both events were accoladed, and welcomed with success, because the sister groups united together for the first time in the history of AKB48 groups.