MTV Asia today announced it will be the first to broadcast the opening concert of the 2018 Busan One Asia Festival in Southeast Asia on 2 December at 7pm (WIB), 8pm (SG) and 9pm (MY). The network will also be airing the closing concert on 9 December at the same times. This is the second year MTV Asia is supporting Busan One Asia Festival. A special MTV curated K-pop playlist will also run on MTV Asia for a week, starting today.
This year, the star-studded Opening Concert at Busan Asiad Main Stadium featured leading Kpop groups EXO, Wanna One, SEVENTEEN, NCT 127, Celeb Five, MAMAMOO, EXID, GFriend, (G)i-dle, A.C.E and The Boyz. The festival closed with an equally stellar lineup with RED VELVET, NCT DREAM, FAVORITE, Dynamic Duo, RHYTHM POWER, April, ASTRO, TEEN TOP, Mighty Mouth, KARD and SPECTRUM in the closing concert.
Experience the 2018 BOF with MTV VJ Hanli Hoefer and a very lucky fan in an exclusive MTV BOF Special that will go on air before the Opening Concert. Take a peek into the whirlwind MTV Fan Ex adventure they had right in Busan, from getting glitzy makeovers to meeting their favourite idols at the festival.
“What we are always keen to do at MTV Asia, is to embrace the wider experience around music, culture and personalities, especially those that belong to Asia. And we love how Hallyu fever grips fans across the region, so bringing a festival like the 2018 Busan One Asia to our audience is exactly what we are all about” said Abhishek K Rao, Senior Director, MTV Brand, Southeast Asia.
- Exclusive MTV BOF Special on Sunday, 2 December, 6.35pm (WIB), 7.35pm (SG) and 8.35pm (MY)
- Opening Concert on Sunday, 2 December, 7pm (WIB), 8pm (SG) and 9pm (MY)
- Closing Concert on Sunday, 9 December, 7pm (WIB), 8pm (SG) and 9pm (MY)