2018 MAMA to take place in Hong Kong, Korea and Japan this December!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Asia’s leading entertainment and merchandising company CJ ENM announced dates and locations for its flagship global music festival ‘2018 Mnet Asian Music Awards(MAMA)’. 2018 MAMA will span across three different locations in Asia - Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong from December 10th to December 14th.

MAMA WEEK’ – a one week tour to celebrate music culminating the biggest nights in Asian music – will begin in Korea(venue to be announced) on December 10 th , Japan(at Saitama Arena) on December 12th and make its final stop in Hong Kong(AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena) on December 14th.

Starting last year, MAMA expanded from a previously one-day event into a weeklong event known as ‘MAMA Week,’ that spans three Asian countries to promote exchanges between different Asian music markets. This year, 2018 MAMA will also be held in three hub regions: Korea, Japan and Hong Kong, in addition to the Professional Categories which invites renowned music icons, industry leaders, and insiders contributing to the development of the global music industry to come together. 

Over the years, MAMA has emerged into one of Asia’s most prominent global music festivals, where international artists, industry leaders, icons across countries come together. Each year, we are heavily invested to set new standards to bring the most innovative productions and mega-scale performances. We will continue to strive to establish MAMA as an iconic global music festival, acknowledged by music fans, artists, and leaders in the music industry” said CJ ENM’s Head of Music Content Unit, Shin Hyung- kwan. 

Last year, over 100 world famous artists, producers, and teams across Asia joined to celebrate 2017 MAMA, including teams from Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, etc., solidifying MAMA’s presence as Asia’s most influential music festival and adhering to the theme of ‘co-existence’. Global fans also joined the festivities, as 2017 MAMA was simultaneously broadcasted in 14 different countries across Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and Oceania.

source: tvN Asia

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