The Korea Music Content Industry Association (henceforth KMCIA) announced, “On October 9 we will hold the ‘2013 Asia Song Festival’ at Olympic Arena. Super Junior’s Eunhyuk, 2PM’s Taecyeon, and EXO’s Kris has been cast as the main MCs of the show.” The KMCIA also explained that data from the music charts and social networking sites were used to plan the festival.
The Korean artist lineup for this festival includes 2PM, EXO, Girl’s Day, ZE:A, Block B, Crayon Pop, Dynamic Duo, and No Brain. Foreign artists have also been invited to the show. Hong Kong’s G.E.M, Indonesia’s 7ICONS, and the Philippines’ M.Y.M.P are among the foreign artists to perform at this festival.
A representative of KMCIA said, “The primary purpose of this event is for a culture exchange in the field of popular music. to do this the festival has prepared a showcase of diverse talent.”