NHK's international broadcast service NHK WORLD-JAPAN will premiere the NHK WORLD-JAPAN Music Festival 2023, an event people can view in 160 countries and regions around the world. This program is more powered-up than SONGS OF TOKYO Festival, which has aired since 2018, and will showcase Japan's latest and cutting-edge artists to fans overseas. On October 28, 18 of Japan's leading artists gathered at NHK Hall to perform their newest and hottest songs, which have attracted attention around the world.
The show will be aired on November 19 (Sun) and 26 (Sun) over the course of two weeks on NHK WORLD-JAPAN and air domestically at the beginning of the new year on January 3 (Wed) on NHK General TV. Murakami Shingo, originally the host for SONGS OF TOKYO Festival, comes back to present this festival. He will be joined by co-host Horan Chiaki. Please enjoy these wonderful performances by some of Japan's leading artists for fans around the world.