BANGKOK — It’s the end of May and that means Rain is coming to Bangkok – from Korea. The singer will headline an upcoming festival featuring online performers alongside Thai singer Hugo.

Viral Fest Asia is back for a second edition after debuting to 8,000 perople in Bali. This year, it will be headlined by Korean and Thai professional singers Rain and Chulachak “Hugo” Chakrabongse. “Everybody’s Going Viral” is the theme of the fest which will combine music, movies and multimedia entertainment to showcase those who create online content in Asia.

The fest brings together more than 20 Asian artists such as Exile The Second and idol groups Flower and AKB48 from Japan, Indian rapper Badshah, Vietnamese hit-maker Son Tung M-TP, Malaysian rapper Namewee and Thai talents such as Burin Grooverider, Bie The Ska and AKB48 local franchise BNK48.

Apart from the concert, there will be a market of Asian food and other fun activities to join.


Tickets run between 1,690 baht and 3,690 baht and can be purchased online. Tickets at the door are 1,990 baht.

The festival starts at 3pm on June 3 in the outdoor arena of Show DC on Rama IX Road which can be reached by taxi or motorbike taxi from MRT Phetchaburi exit No. 1 or Airport Rail Link Makkasan.