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AKB48 to perform in Indonesia-Japan Music Festival in Jakarta

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Mon, August 27, 2018  /  04:35 pm
AKB48 to perform in Indonesia-Japan Music Festival in Jakarta

Female idol group JKT48 is also set to perform at the Indonesia-Japan Music Festival. (JKT48 Facebook/File)

Several members of Japanese idol group AKB48 are scheduled to perform at the Indonesia-Japan Music Festival at Plaza Tenggara Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) stadium in Senayan, South Jakarta.

The festival is set to be held for two days from Sept. 8 to 9.

As of press time, there has been no official announcement yet regarding which members will attend the event. However, based on information circulating among fans, festivalgoers can expect to meet 12 members at the show, including Yokoyama Yui and Omori Miyuu.

The idol group previously performed in Jakarta in 2015.

Read also: Jokowi's Twitter account accidentally tweets about JKT48

Serving as part of the 60th anniversary of Indonesian-Japanese diplomatic relations, the festival will present other musicians as well, such as Japanese duo Sukima Switch and AKB48’s sister group JKT48.

The Indonesia-Japan Music Festival also coincides with the annual Jak-Japan Matsuri 2018, which will be held at the same date and venue. Tickets start at Rp 40,000 (US$2.73) per day, and can be bought at the venue. (wir/kes)