South Korea in the ABU TV Song Festival

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South Korea
South Korea
Member station Korean Broadcasting System (KBS)
Participation summary
Appearances 5
First appearance 2012

The participation of South Korea in the ABU TV Song Festival has occurred thrice since the inaugural ABU TV Song Festival began in 2012. Since their début in 2012, the South Korean entry has been organised by the national broadcaster Korean Broadcasting System (KBS). TVXQ, Sistar and Girl's Day have all represented the nation at the 2012, 2013 and 2014 festivals respectively.


KBS is one of the founder members in the ABU TV Song Festivals, having participated in the very first ABU TV Song Festival 2012.[1]


Year Artist Language Title English translation
2012 TVXQ (동방신기) Korean, English "Catch Me
2013 Sistar[2] Korean, English "Give It to Me"
2014 Girl's Day Korean "Seomssing" (썸씽) Something
2015 CNBLUE Korean, English Cinderella
2016 Ailee Korean Singing Got Better


Year Location Venue Presenters
2012 Seoul KBS Concert Hall Han Seok Joon & Jamaica dela Cruz


  1. ^ Hamzah, Hanizah. "ABU TV Song Festival". Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 20 September 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "ABU TV Song Festival - South Korea". Performer's profile. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2013.