The ABU Radio Song Festival 2016 will be taking place during May as Beijing hosts Radio Asia 2016.
China will be hosting the festival for the first time and will also be debuting in the event which was first held in 2012. To date a total of three ABU Radio Song Festivals have been held and a total of 17 countries have participated in the event on at least one occasion. The exact date of the Radio Song Festival will be announced by the end of the year.
So far a total of two countries have confirmed their participation in next years event, China and Indonesia.