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Korean Groups Red Velvet, EXO, GOT7 And BTS Along With Other Asian Pop Stars Will Take Part In 2015 Asia Song Festival In Busan

by Diana Tomale / Sep 17, 2015 11:28 AM EDT
(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images Entertainment) Korean band EXO among the Asian pop artists which will be featured in the 2015 Asia Song Festival in Busan, South Korea.

Pop artists from all over Asia will once again gather for the annual Asia Song Festival in Busan, South Korea on October 11. This year's edition of the Asian music festival will feature prominent Korean artists and bands such as Red Velvet, EXO, GOT7 and BTS.

Red Velvet is a South Korean all-girl group who made their debut in 2014 with their digital single entitled, 'Happiness.' The group was initially composed of four members, but has now five members namely: Bae Irene, Kang Seul Gi, Wendy, Park Joy and Kim Ye Rim.

On the other hand, EXO is composed of 12 members divided into subgroups - EXO-K and EXO-M. The South Korean boy band debuted in 2011. EXO took the spotlight after the release of its album 'XOXO' in 2013.

2015 Asia Song Festival will also feature multinational boy band GOT7 that was formed in 2014 by JYP Entertainment. Members of the group came from different countries such as South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand and United States.

Also, seven-member South Korean band Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, will also make an appearance in the music fest. The boy band made its debut in 2013 with its single, 'No More Dream,' under Big Hit Entertainment.

Korea Music Content Industry Association said on Friday that aside from these Kpop bands, artists coming from Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Philippines will also be present in this year's Asian music fest, Korea Times noted on the same day.

Super Junior member Lee Teuk and EXID's Hani will be the hosts of 2015 Asia Song Festival which will be held at the Busan Asiad Stadium.

"We'll make this event not just relevant to South Korean pop culture but all of Asia," the organizers said.

Tickets for the event will be available on Hana Free Ticket and Ticketlink on September 17 and 21 from 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm.

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