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MTV Asia is partnering with Twitter to take Kpop extravaganza, the 2019 One K Concert, to fans around Southeast Asia.

Astro OneK 25March2019The event, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of a movement towards independence in South Korea, is hosted by boy band Astro’s Cha Eun Woo and girl group Gugudan’s Kim S-Jeong. It features over 20 Kpop stars including Ha Sung Woon, OH MY GIRL, MONSTA X, APRIL, ASTRO, SF9, (G)I-dle, LABOUM, SONAMOO, CLC, DREAMCATCHER, KARD, ONF, TRCNG, DUETTO, Kim Jo Han, Baek Ji-Young, Jung In, ALi, Cheetah, BEN, Seo JiAn, Gilgu Bonggu, and Juniel.

The concert airs on 26 March at 8.40pm (WIB, VN), 9.40pm (PH, SG) and 10.40pm (MY) and streams on MTV’s official Twitter handle @mtvasia.

“There’s a huge appetite for Korean content and MTV is answering the call of fans by extending our programming slate with Kpop content that is first-to-air in Southeast Asia. The 2019 One K Concert as well as our weekly live airing of music variety programme, The Show, allow fans to catch performances by new bands, well-known artists, and rising stars from the Korean music industry,” said Abhishek K Rao, senior director, MTV Brand, Southeast Asia.

Carl Cheng, head of entertainment partnerships, Twitter, Southeast Asia & Greater China added: “Twitter is the best place to see what’s happening around Kpop and to talk about it with other fans. This collaboration is part of Twitter’s ongoing collaboration with Viacom International Media Networks to bring more of their premium content to Twitter. This also provides #KpopTwitter fans around the region the unique experience to enjoy the concert and join in conversations about their favourite music and musicians”.

Held at the National Assembly Building in South Korea on 1 March, it marks the third such concert as part of the One Korea Global Campaign.