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FT Island to Appear in Japan′s ′Mezamashi Live′ for Three Years in a Row

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2013.07.10 17:47 CJ E&M enewsWorld Lee, KyungNam Translation Credit : Erika Kim

FT Island will be the first Korean team to appear on Fuji TV′s Mezamashi Live for three years in a row.

FNC Entertainment announced on July 10 that "FT Island will be participating in the Mezamashi Live event, to take place at Odaiba in Tokyo, Japan, on July 28."

FT Island to Appear in Japan′s ′Mezamashi Live′ for Three Years in a Row

Mezamashi Live is an outdoors summer festival that Fuji TV hosts every year, and this year will involve 24 teams to perform from July 13 to September 1. FT Island will be the only Korean artist in the lineup, and the first to appear on Mezamashi Live for three years in a row.

The Japanese R&B singer AI and rock band Champagne are among those to also perform in the festival.

In 2011 and 2012, FT Island drew the biggest crowds in the history of the show. For its 2011 show, it drew 40,000 applicants for 2,000 seats, and 10,000 actually gathered at the show itself, recording the largest crowd to gather for Mezamashi Live in its history.

FT Island is currently touring Japan with its FT Island Arena Tour 2013 - Freedom. On July 24, it will release its 11th single album Siawase Ori.

In August it will appear at the Summer Sonic 2013.

Photo credit: FNC Entertainment

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