[NEWS] 2NE1 and KARA will not attend ‘KBS Song Festival’

Source: TV Report
Credit: dkroger / en.korea.com

The ’2011 KBS Song Festival’ will be a one-legged festival.

The line up for the festival, which is supposed to be held on December 30, was not released until today, December 27. An official for the festival also said that there is a possibility that the festival will not be held, which confused many fans.

SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, AQ Entertainment, Core Contents Media, Starship Entertainment, and TS Entertainment will attend the festival but YG Entertainment and C-JeS Entertainment will not attend the festival.

According to the officials for the agencies, SNSD, Super Junior, f(x), miss A, 2PM, Wonder Girls, T-ara, Davichi, SISTAR, Secret will attend the ’2011 KBS Song Festival.’ But 2NE1 and KARA will be attending the Japanese awards ceremony, ‘TBS’s Record Awards,’ which will be held on December 30 at 6:30 p.m. instead of the festival. In addition, Big Bang and JYJ will not attend the festival as well.

After the festival, SNSD will go to Japan with KARA to appear on NHK’s Kōhaku Uta Gassen, which will air on December 31 at 7:15 p.m. TVXQ is currently ironing out their Japanese schedules and they haven’t decided whether or not to attend the festival.

Some singers from FNC Music, will attend the festival and some others will not attend. CNBLUE will attend the festival but FT Island will not able to make it.

KBS has held the festival since 2006. SNSD won the Most Popular Song Prize for their song “Oh!” last year.


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