A-Nation (stylized as a-nation) is the name of an annual series of summer concerts that are held in various cities in Japan.Organized by Avex Group, Japan’s biggest independent record label, this series features the most successful artists signed onto Avex Trax or other labels of the group (although some artists from other Japanese labels also participate here), has had over 4 million attendees so far in its existence. A-Nation began in 2002 and is held each weekend during August of each year. Top Avex artists such as Ayumi Hamasaki, Kumi Koda, AAA, Ai Otsuka, BoA, Do As Infinity, TVXQ, Super Junior, Hitomi and SHINee perform at A-Nation every year. This is the festival’s 13th year and will be held outside of Japan for the first time. It will expand its reach to Singapore and Taiwan.
Can’t wait to see your Avex artist performance? Fans, better save up fast. a-nation Taiwan kicks off on September 13. Then in October 18, a-nation Singapore ignites at Marina Bay Sands. The list of performers has not been announced yet. But considering the pedigree of avex artists, this is no doubt an event to look out for this early. The theme of a-nation in both Taiwan and Singapore is “Taking Japanese Entertainment to Asia.” In addition to musical performances, there will also be fashion shows featuring Japan’s top models. Don’t miss the live performances with gorgeous artists that only a-nation can provide because of its ongoing evolution every year! Information regarding the line-up and ticket information will be announced later. Follow their twitter for latest updates!
September 13th 2014 at Taipei Nangang Hall 101
October 18th 2014 at Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
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