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SGO48, 2021

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SGO48 (short for Saigon48) was a Vietnamese Idol Group produced by Akimoto Yasushi and the 6th international sister group of AKB48. The 1st generation members were announced on November 17, 2018. Unlike the other 48 Groups, SGO48 is named after the former name of Ho Chi Minh City, which is Saigon.

The motif color of the logo is based from a Lotus flower, which is the national flower of Vietnam.

On December 22, 2021, the group held their final concert entitled SGO48 The Last Show (Gửi Lại Thanh Xuân / Memories of Youth) at VOH Theater, along with the 3rd anniversary. After the show, the remaining 1st Generation members graduated, and the group was disbanded.

Members

SGO48 Members

History

On June 21, AKB48 revealed the new formation of the sister group in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Also, the group will handle by YAG Entertainment, an agency behind SGO48. They announce the registration for the upcoming 1st Generation Audition.

On August 10, the application for 1st Generation audition has started.

On September 9, the application ended.

On November 17, the group announced the official 1st Generation Members at New World Saigon Hotel, debuting 29 original members.

SGO48 1st Generation, 2018

On November 18, a day after the announcement of 1st Generation Members, selected members from Team 8 perform in Hanoi, as part of Kizuna Ekiden 2018 event.

On December 13, BunnyV resigned from the group.

On December 22, the group performed for the first time at Crescent Mall in Ho Chi Minh City. They performed four Vietnamese-adapted songs from AKB48, namely SGO48, Aitakatta, Shoujotachi yo, and Shonichi. These songs were later included on upcoming single release.

On January 27, the group has present on the 1st AKB48 Group Asia Festival held at IMPACT Arena, Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi Province, Thailand, along with the other sister groups.

On May 31, Yuumi resigned from the group.

On August 1, the group premiered the debut single music video Heavy Rotation, centered by Anna.

On August 24, the group participated for the 2nd time on 2nd AKB48 Group Asia Festival held in National Exhibition and Convention Cente, China, and performed again with the other overseas sister group.

On August 25, the day after the selected members participated in AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Shanghai, the group released their debut single Heavy Rotation. This is the only single participation of Minxy, Celia, Elena, and Phụng Nhi.

On November 30, Gia Nghi announced her graduation.

On December 7, Gia Nghi graduated from the group.

On December 12, the group premiered the 2nd single music video Koi Suru Fortune Cookie, centered by Ánh Sáng. This is the last Senbatsu participation of Lệ Trang and Sachi.

On December 29, the group released the 2nd single Koi Suru Fortune Cookie. This is the last single participation of Sachi and Gia Nghi. Although Gia Nghi was graduated last December 7, she was still enlisted in her single participation, after they sang the coupling song Namida Suprise! and it was already recorded in advance before the 2nd single release.

  • On September 30, Lệ Trang graduated from the group.
  • On December 5, the group announced its dissolution, which will happen on December 22 (the 3rd anniversary) due to the pandemic crisis in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Also, they canceled the 2nd Generation audition. For the members who qualified for the final round, they will receive a gift from the staff.
  • On December 22, the group held their final concert entitled SGO48 The Last Show (Gửi Lại Thanh Xuân / Memories of Youth) at VOH Theater, along with the 3rd anniversary. After the show, the remaining 1st Generation members graduated, and the group was disbanded.

Discography

# Cover Title Release date
01 SGO48HeavyRotationA.jpg Heavy Rotation 2019.08.25
02 KoisuruFortuneCookieSGO48CoverTypeA.jpg Koi Suru Fortune Cookie
(Thất tình tích cực)
2019.12.29
03 RIVERSGO48.jpg RIVER 2020.12.20
04 SGO48 ABCDEFA Cover.jpg ABCDEFA! 2021.12.25

# Cover Title Release date
01 TBACover.jpg nCoV
(never Cry over Virus)
2020.02.26

# Cover Title Release date
01 TetDonXuanVe.jpg Tết Đón Xuân Về
(ft. X2X)
2021.01.31

  • SGO Sanjou (2019)

Concert

With AKB48 Group

Independent


Filmography

SGO48 Events

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