[EXCLUSIVE] Stars at 2013 Asia Song Festival!by Park Hyo-Jae(email@example.com) | Oct 10, 2013
The 2013 Asia Song Festival, featuring renowned Asian singers, was held at Seoul’s Jamsil Olympic Stadium on Oct 9 at 1900.
It’s an annual Asian pop music festival of various genre held in South Korea since 2004, and this year marks the 10th.
This year, Korean singers, 2PM, EXO, Girl’s Day, ZE:A (a.k.a Children of Empire), Dynamic Duo, No Brain, etc., and Gloria Tang, a.k.a G.E.M (Hong Kong), 7ICONS (Indonesia), M.Y.M.P (Philippines), etc., presented a spectacular performance on stage. Super Junior’s Eunhyuk, 2PM’s Taecyeon, and EXO’s Chris took part as MCs for the event.
Korea Music Content Industry Association hosted (KMCIA) the event and the festival was organized by compiling datas from the Gaon Chart (data showing the relative weekly popularity of songs or albums) and social services network, and to invite artists who represent their countries.
A representative of the KMCIA said, “The purpose of the event is to create a common ground for popular music, to promote cultural understanding and exchanges, through various activities that correspond to the goal.”
The official added, “Rather than a singular event, we hope to encourage an industrial exchange, by providing performer’s country-by-country, and region-by-region statistics.”