Shanghai-based idol group SNH48 announced today that it has established its first sister groups.
BEJ48 will be based in China's capital city Beijing. Two teams, 18-member Team B and 17-member Team E, have been established. Team B will hold its first performance on April 29, while Team E will perform on April 30.
GNZ48 will be based out of Guangzhou. Two teams, 17-member Team G and 16-member Team NIII, were established. Team G will hold its first performance on May 3, while Team NIV will perform on May 6.
Both groups have dedicated theaters in their home cities. After making their debut, the groups will hold weekly concerts at their respective theater.