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Asia Song Festival, a.k.a. A-Song-Fe or ASF, is an annual Asian pop music festival held in South Korea, since 2004. It is hosted by Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange (KOFICE) and features artists from Asian countries. This festival is recorded and broadcast on Seoul Broadcasting System
Seoul Broadcasting System
in Korea and Fuji TV
Fuji TV
in Japan; and other major broadcasting stations around the world including United States, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines, Finland, Bulgaria, Vietnam
Vietnam
and Singapore. Participating artists are awarded a plaque of appreciation by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Best Asian Artist by the chairman of Korea Foundation for International Culture and Exchange (KOFICE). South Korean boy band TVXQ
TVXQ
is the only act to have participated for five consecutive years, since the 1st festival in 2004.[1] The theme song for the 2011 Festival "Dreams Come True", a duet by Lee Donghae of Super Junior
Super Junior
and Seohyun
Seohyun
of Girls' Generation
Girls' Generation
was released on 11 October 2011 as a digital single. The proceeds from the sale were donated to Unicef
Unicef
to help children in African countries. [2]

Contents

1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

History[edit]

Rainbow at the 2010 Song Festival

Number Date / Venue Artists

1st 16 November 2004 Olympic Park Olympic Gymnastics Arena

South Korea
South Korea
- BoA, TVXQ Japan - Ayumi Hamasaki China - Sun Nan Taiwan
Taiwan
- F4 Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Leon Lai Thailand
Thailand
- Palmy Vietnam
Vietnam
- My Tam

2nd[3] 11 November 2005 Sajik Baseball Stadium, Busan

South Korea
South Korea
- Jang Na-ra, TVXQ, Lee Jung-hyun Japan - Maki Goto, Nanase Aikawa China - Cui Jian, Yu Quan Taiwan
Taiwan
- Alec Su Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Kelly Chen Thailand
Thailand
- Lanna Commins Vietnam
Vietnam
- My Linh Best New Asian Artist - South Korea: Eru

3rd[4] 22 September 2006 Gwangju World Cup Stadium

South Korea
South Korea
- TVXQ, Buzz Japan - Arashi, Koda Kumi China - Sun Nan Taiwan
Taiwan
- Tank Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Kelly Chen Thailand
Thailand
- Katreeya English Vietnam
Vietnam
- Ho Quynh Huong Philippines
Philippines
- Kitchie Nadal Singapore
Singapore
- Tanya Chua Mongolia - Three Girls Best New Asian Artist - South Korea: SeeYa

4th[5] 22 September 2007 Seoul World Cup Stadium

South Korea
South Korea
- TVXQ, Super Junior, Lee Hyori, SG Wannabe Japan - Mai Kuraki China- Zhao Wei Taiwan
Taiwan
- A-mei, Special
Special
Guest: F4 Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Gigi Leung Thailand
Thailand
- Golf & Mike, James Ruengsak Vietnam
Vietnam
- Tieu Lam Truong Philippine - Barbie Almalbis Indonesia
Indonesia
- Peterpan Best New Asian Artist - South Korea: F.T. Island, Thailand: James

5th[6][7] 3 & 4 October 2008 Seoul World Cup Stadium

Eve Night Concert (3 October) - The Best Asian Newcomer Award

South Korea
South Korea
- SHINee, 2AM, 2PM, Brown Eyed Girls, U-Kiss Japan - Berryz Kobo Taiwan
Taiwan
- Yoga Lin Singapore
Singapore
- Jocie Kok Mongolia - Дуучин BX Thailand
Thailand
- Peck Malaysia
Malaysia
- Rynn Lim

Main Festival (4 October) - The Best Asian Artist Award

South Korea
South Korea
- TVXQ, Girls' Generation, Shin Seung-hun, SS501, SHINee Japan - W-inds, Anna Tsuchiya China - Anson Hu Taiwan
Taiwan
- Fahrenheit Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Karen Mok Thailand
Thailand
- ICE Vietnam
Vietnam
- Hồ Quỳnh Hương Philippines
Philippines
- Rivermaya Indonesia
Indonesia
- Agnes Monica Best New Asian Artist - South Korea: SHINee, Japan: Berryz Kobo

6th[8][9] 19 September 2009 Seoul World Cup Stadium

South Korea
South Korea
- Big Bang, 2NE1, Girls' Generation, Kara, Super Junior Japan - Gackt, Mihimaru GT, Special
Special
Guest: V6 Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Ekin Cheng[10] China - Li Yu-chun Taiwan
Taiwan
- Show Lo Thailand
Thailand
- K-Otic Vietnam
Vietnam
- Hồ Ngọc Hà Indonesia
Indonesia
- Agnes Monica Ukraine - Ruslana Best New Asian Artist - South Korea: 2NE1

7th 23 October 2010 Seoul Olympic Stadium

South Korea
South Korea
- BoA, Rain, Kara, Lee Seung-chul, 2AM Japan - AKB48 Taiwan
Taiwan
- Joe Cheng China - Jane Zhang Malaysia
Malaysia
- Michael Wong Thailand
Thailand
- Bie the star Asia Influential Artist - Beast, 4minute

8th[11] 15 October 2011 Daegu Stadium

South Korea
South Korea
- Super Junior, Girls' Generation, Kara, Lee Seung-gi, Beast Japan - Perfume, AAA Taiwan
Taiwan
- Peter Ho Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Leo Ku China - Bibi Zhou Thailand
Thailand
- Tata Young Best New Asian Artist - South Korea: Miss A Asia Influential Artist - South Korea: U-KISS, G.NA

9th[12][13][14] 4 August 2012 The Expo 2012
Expo 2012
Yeosu Korea, Pop Festival Stage

South Korea
South Korea
- Kim Hyun-joong, Tiger JK
Tiger JK
& T Yoon Mirae, MBLAQ, Sistar, Teen Top, ZE:A, Ailee, B1A4, Special
Special
Guest: Brave Guys Japan - Aqua Timez China - Vision Wei Singapore
Singapore
- Fann Wong Taiwan
Taiwan
- Yoga Lin Thailand
Thailand
- Candy Mafia Best Asian Artist - South Korea: Kim Hyun Joong, Singapore: Fann Wong New Asian Artist - South Korea: B1A4, Ailee

10th[15][16] 9 October 2013 Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium[17][18] MC: Eunhyuk, Ok Taecyeon, Kris

South Korea
South Korea
- Girl's Day, 2PM, Crayon Pop, ZE:A, Block B, Dynamic Duo, EXO, No Brain, Shu-I, Idiotape, DJ Koo, JUNY Showchestra Philippines
Philippines
- MYMP Japan - Thelma Aoyama Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Gem

11th [19] 2 November 2014 Asiad Main Stadium[20] MC: Leeteuk, Zico, Minah [21]

South Korea
South Korea
- EXO-K, Girl's Day, Block B, Teen Top, Henry, Fly to the Sky, Red Velvet Philippines
Philippines
- Kyla Indonesia
Indonesia
- Afgan China - Zhou Mi Taiwan
Taiwan
- Dream Girls Japan - EXILE Shokichi feat. DJ Hal

12th [22] 11 October 2015 Asiad Main Stadium[23] MC: Leeteuk, Hani, Hong Jong-Hyun
Hong Jong-Hyun
[24]

South Korea
South Korea
- EXO, BTS, GOT7, B1A4, Red Velvet Philippines
Philippines
- Sabrina Japan - NGT48 Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- William Chan

13th [25] 9 October 2016 Asiad Main Stadium[26] MC:Leeteuk, Fei

South Korea
South Korea
- EXO, SEVENTEEN, TWICE, NCT (NCT 127 & NCT DREAM), Simon D, MAMAMOO, Lay Vietnam
Vietnam
- Noo Phuoc Thinh Singapore
Singapore
- Gentle Bones Japan - Rina Katahira China - Sean Li Philippines- MYMP Taiwan
Taiwan
- Sharon Kwan Hong Kong- Think Big Family Host

14th [27] 24 September 2017 Asiad Main Stadium[28] MC:Leeteuk, Jackson

South Korea
South Korea
- Dynamic Duo, EXO, MAMAMOO, The East Light, Taeyeon Indonesia
Indonesia
- MOCCA, Shae Philippines
Philippines
- Morissette Amon Sweden - Zara Larsson Singapore
Singapore
- MICappella Japan - Nakashima Mika Vietnam
Vietnam
- Đông Nhi

See also[edit]

Rock music portal South Korea
South Korea
portal

List of music festivals in South Korea List of K-pop
K-pop
festivals List of pop festivals K-pop J-pop C-pop Hokkien pop Mandopop Cantopop Thai pop T-pop (other) V-pop Pinoy pop Indo pop Malaysian pop

References[edit]

^ Ryu Seung-yoon " Asia Song Festival
Asia Song Festival
to celebrate its 6th anniversary" Korea Herald. 30 March 2010. Retrieved 2012-03-29 ^ "Music and charity as Asia Song Fest wraps up its eighth year" Joongang Daily. 17 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-27 ^ "2nd Asia Festival press conference" Sina.com. 13 November 2005. Retrieved 2009-10-11 (in Chinese) ^ "亞洲音樂節陳慧琳與帥哥貼身熱舞" Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Big5.chinabroadcast.cn. Retrieved 2009-09-30 (in Chinese) ^ Lee Yong-sung "Heartthrobs of Asian pop gather in Seoul" Korea Herald. 14 September 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-03 ^ "2008 Asia Song Festival" Archived February 18, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Popseoul.com. 7 October 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-30 ^ "代表新加坡参加亚洲音乐节 郭美美希望学到Rain的舞功" Archived October 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. Stars.zaobao. 4 October 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-30 (in Chinese) ^ " 2NE1
2NE1
to appear in Asia festival" Korea Herald. 13 August 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-04 ^ "李宇春唱響亞洲音樂節 獲權威搜索榜單首位" Sina.com. 20 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-27 (in Chinese) ^ " Ekin Cheng
Ekin Cheng
to represent Hong Kong
Hong Kong
at 6th Asia Song Festival" Archived August 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Sing Tao. Retrieved on 2009-09-30 (in Chinese) ^ "Asian Singers to Gather in Daegu for Asia's Biggest Pop Concert" Chosun Ilbo. 10 October 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-12 ^ "Asian Song Festival - KOFICE" Archived October 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-08-06 ^ "B1A4, Ailee, and more have a successful stage at the 2012 "Asia Song Festival"" Archived 2014-04-12 at the Wayback Machine. Koreaboo. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-06 ^ "Fann Wong, Kim Hyun Joong
Kim Hyun Joong
named Best Asian Artist at Asia Song Festival" Channel NewsAsia. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-21 ^ "2013 Asia Song Festival
Asia Song Festival
Line Up" Archived October 2, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "2013 Asia Song Festival
Asia Song Festival
ticket now on sale!" ^ "2013 Asia Song Festival
Asia Song Festival
info" Archived October 2, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "2013 Asia Song Festival
Asia Song Festival
official website" ^ [1] ^ [2] ^ [3] ^ [4][permanent dead link] ^ [] ^ [5] ^ [6] ^ [] ^ 2017 Asia Song Festival ^ []

External links[edit]

KOFICE official site Asia Song Festival
Asia Song Festival
official site Media related to Asia Song Festival
Asia Song Festival
at Wikimedia Commons

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