AKS Co. Ltd announces the biggest festival of AKB48 Group, the Asia Festival 2019 presented by Shanda Games which will be held at Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on January 27, 2019.
During the press conference held today, December 11, 2018 in Thailand, AKS Co. Ltd International Business Division Nana Aso shared that this will be the first-ever Asia Festival in the history of AKB48, where sister groups in Asia namely AKB48, JKT48, BNK48, SGO48, AKB48 Team TP, AKB48 Team SH, and MNL48 will be gathered together for a day full of fun and exciting activities.
BNK48 General Manager, Job shared that he is very proud that the biggest Asia Festival will be held in their city. “The event will be so great and this will be a great experience for the BNK48 group as they will be able to work with other six groups from other countries. I would like everyone from all over the world to be part of this festival and have a great time together.”
The event will be consisting of two parts as they are expecting 20,000 to 30,000 visitors on that day. On the first part, supporters will be given the chance to interact and have a high five with the seven local 48 groups from Asia. On the second part, attendees will witness the once-in-a-lifetime gathering and performance of AKB48 Groups.
Also present at the press conference, BNK48 member Music, Mobile and Captain Cherprang are excited in sharing the same stage with their sister groups. “We’re going to wait for you, it’s going to be fun, you can enjoy all the activities all day,” Cherprang said..
“I want to talk to all the groups. I want to take a group photo with everyone and eat together,” Music added. “I want to go shopping and visit the theater here, so let’s enjoy and have fun together,” Mobile commented.
To keep the excitement in the press conference, a special video greeting from BNK48’s sister groups were also shown in the screen, where all of the idol groups expressed their excitement to meet each other and create wonderful memories together.
“We will be part of Asia Festival 2019 together with our sister groups, this will be the first time that MNL48 will be performing outside the country and we are very excited, and it will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. See you there!” MNL48 Senbatsu said.
Meanwhile, MNL48 Sheki, Abby, Sela, Gabb, Brei, Faith, Mari, Jem, Coleen and Rans will be flying to Thailand to be part of the festival, joining their sister groups for the first time. Follow the MNL48 website and official social media accounts to get the latest updates.
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