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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
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
Hong Kong
, Taiwan
Taiwan
, Thailand
Thailand
, Malaysia
Malaysia
, Indonesia
Indonesia
, Brunei , Philippines
Philippines
, Finland
Finland
, Bulgaria
Bulgaria
, Vietnam
Vietnam
and Singapore
Singapore
. Participating artists are awarded a plaque of appreciation by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
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 is the only act to have participated for five consecutive years, since the 1st festival in 2004.

The theme song for the 2011 Festival "Dreams Come True", a duet by Lee Donghae of Super Junior
Super Junior
and Seohyun of 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.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links

HISTORY

Rainbow at the 2010 Song Festival

NUMBER DATE / VENUE ARTISTS

1st 16 November 2004 Olympic Park Olympic Gymnastics Arena
Olympic Gymnastics Arena

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

2nd 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
Cui Jian
, Yu Quan * Taiwan
Taiwan
- Alec Su
Alec Su
* Hong Kong
Hong Kong
- Kelly Chen * Thailand
Thailand
- Lanna Commins * Vietnam
Vietnam
- My Linh * Best New Asian Artist - South Korea: Eru

3rd 22 September 2006 Gwangju World Cup Stadium
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 22 September 2007 Seoul World Cup Stadium
Seoul World Cup Stadium

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

5th 3 & 4 October 2008 Seoul World Cup Stadium
Seoul World Cup Stadium
Eve Night Concert (3 October) - The Best Asian Newcomer Award

* South Korea
South Korea
- SHINee
SHINee
, 2AM , 2PM
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
SHINee
* Japan - W-inds , Anna Tsuchiya
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
SHINee
, Japan: Berryz Kobo

6th 19 September 2009 Seoul World Cup Stadium
Seoul World Cup Stadium

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

7th 23 October 2010 Seoul Olympic Stadium

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

8th 15 October 2011 Daegu Stadium
Daegu Stadium

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

9th 4 August 2012 The Expo 2012
Expo 2012
Yeosu Korea , Pop Festival Stage

* South Korea
South Korea
- Kim Hyun-joong , Tiger JK & T Yoon Mirae , MBLAQ , Sistar
Sistar
, Teen Top
Teen Top
, ZE:A , Ailee , B1A4
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
B1A4
, Ailee

10th 9 October 2013 Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium MC: Eunhyuk , Ok Taecyeon , Kris

* South Korea
South Korea
- Girl\'s Day , 2PM
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 2 November 2014 Asiad Main Stadium MC: Leeteuk , Zico , Minah

* South Korea
South Korea
- EXO-K , Girl\'s Day , Block B , Teen Top
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 11 October 2015 Asiad Main Stadium MC: Leeteuk , Hani , Hong Jong-Hyun

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

13th 9 October 2016 Asiad Main Stadium MC: Leeteuk , Fei

* South Korea
South Korea
- EXO , SEVENTEEN , TWICE , NCT (NCT 127 border:solid #aaa 1px">

* Rock music portal * South Korea
South Korea
portal

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

REFERENCES

* ^ 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
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
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
Wayback Machine
. Stars.zaobao. 4 October 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-30 (in Chinese) * ^ "