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The official congratulation poster for a member of SNH48's 4th team elected as one of the top 48 in the latest SNHG General Election - she's ranked #4:

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBgy1gtaca0e8qqj60u01hcdsw02.jpg

The ace & "sexy queen" of the team is also the spokesperson for a men's cosmetics product line of SNHG's e-commerce arm. :)
The one for a member of their 3rd team also elected as one of the top 48 in the election - she's ranked #16:

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBgy1gtkqqbgajaj60u01hch0102.jpg
 

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A seven-minute footage cut from an over-one-hour official vlog on the week of rehearsals just before the recent SNHG General Election final results announcement event & on the event itself:

 

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An English-subbed vlog on the week of rehearsals just before the recent SNHG General Election final results announcement event & on the event itself, shot & produced by a member of SNH48's 2nd team:

 

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An announcement of the graduation special theater performance, graduation fan meeting & thanking event, graduation single, graduation commemorative goods, etc. for the graduation of the "big brother" of SNH48's 2nd team, released yesterday:

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gubp41ut9xj60u07bwqv602.jpg

The charismatic 2nd-generation member (now the only one in the team lol ) will graduate later this month after an eight-year tenure in the group. :)
 

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An announcement of the birthday special theater performance, birthday party, birthday fan meeting & thanking event, & birthday goods for a popular 2nd-generation member in the 1st team of SNH48, just released this afternoon:

https://wx2.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gultafurbkj60u05a4x6q02.jpg

The low-key & quiet guitar player, who's also a decent vocalist w/ a tall & slim figure, will also graduate soon. :)
 

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Some members of BEJ48 dressing up in Chinese-styled outfits at a fan meeting & thanking event yesterday for celebrating the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival:

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/006c99bxly1gum2bxmsq1j635s23u7wj02.jpg

^ Their current top-ranking girl, donning a modern qipao.

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/006c99bxly1gum2cail80j635s23uqv602.jpg

^ Her twin sis, donning a cute one. =^_^=

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/006c99bxly1gum2c57zg9j635s23unpe02.jpg

^ Posing as an ancient Chinese woman from the Tang Dynasty.

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/006c99bxly1gum2c7b1llj635s23unpf02.jpg

^ A sexy modern qipao. :cool:

[EDIT]
A nice C-pop number performed by two members of SNH48's 2nd team at a theater performance of the team a couple of days ago:


^ Girl's love. XD Both are former members of BEJ48.
 

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An awesome decoration set for celebrating the graduation of a 2nd-generation member in SNH48's 1st team, currently placed at the 1/F lobby of their exclusive theater by her fanclub:

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1guncixuu8oj64802tce8702.jpg

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1guncj58suvj62b73gsu1002.jpg
Detailed shots of another one, of the only 2nd-generation member in their 2nd team, the "big brother" of the team:

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1guss795w7tj62zk4hckjp02.jpg

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gust3bzt6hj62ns3zox6s02.jpg

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gust2pz3x4j62zk4hce8502.jpg

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Some pretty huge pics of a popular GNZ48 member who's just returned from S. Korea, where she performed w/ her twin-sister group-mate in several episodes of a variety show on local TV:

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gus16kd5bvj648w6dche102.jpg

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gus16oyn06j648w6dcqva02.jpg

https://wx2.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gus16v0zyqj648w6dcnpl02.jpg
 

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Footage of GNZ48 visiting an amusement park & performing at an outdoor concert in an inland city recently:


^ Always like the design & quality of their uniforms & stage costumes, for which they're well known. :cool:
 

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At the end of her graduation special theater performance yesterday:

https://wx2.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1w99c6cj63qc2hku1002.jpg

^ Bowing before her teammates, all of whom are of later generations than her.

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1uclmn1j63x42m3qv902.jpg

^ And bidding farewell to them.

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1u4osbnj64802tce8702.jpg

^ Turning back to go to the 1/F lobby of their exclusive theater, w/ a pretty sad look, which's uncharacteristic of her - I've never seen that facial expression on her before, who always has a tough, cool, if not even angry ( XD ) look.

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1ut9vgwj64802tchdy02.jpg

^ Holding her graduation photo in front of that decoration set for her graduation.

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1up8ltaj64802tcqv802.jpg

^ Becoming teary again in front of the photos of other honored graduate members at the right.

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1um59fnj64322q1hdw02.jpg

^ About to place her own photo on that wall, still teary.

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1ugewlyj64802tc4qt02.jpg

^ Putting it on the wall.

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1u8dttzj645f2rm4qt02.jpg

^ Hi-five-ing w/ the departing audience of that theater performance, while struggling to squeeze a smile.

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1x9l0m8j63q02hcx6r02.jpg

^ Smiling w/ her reddened eyes.

Goodbye, big bro! :(
 
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^ Earlier during the theater performance:

https://wx2.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut16ko9z8j644c2qwx6s02.jpg

^ Holding a bouquet & her cert. of graduation, w/ the captain of the team (left), a 3rd-generation member, tearily looking on.

[EDIT]
A former group ace of SNH48, the very 1st solo artist of the same company after graduation, as the spokesperson of a lips beauty product line - an uber huge pic of her in an ad of it:

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/0080HoD7gy1gup5eixz4ij64mo73kkjt02.jpg

^ You can also see her signature at the lower left. :)
A commercial of it:

Another one, of a foundation product, of which she's also the spokesperson:

 

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At the end of her graduation special theater performance yesterday:

https://wx2.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1w99c6cj63qc2hku1002.jpg

^ Bowing before her teammates, all of whom are of later generations than her.

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1uclmn1j63x42m3qv902.jpg

^ And bidding farewell to them.

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1u4osbnj64802tce8702.jpg

^ Turning back to go to the 1/F lobby of their exclusive theater, w/ a pretty sad look, which's uncharacteristic of her - I've never seen that facial expression on her before, who always has a tough, cool, if not even angry ( XD ) look.

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1ut9vgwj64802tchdy02.jpg

^ Holding her graduation photo in front of that decoration set for her graduation.

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1up8ltaj64802tcqv802.jpg

^ Becoming teary again in front of the photos of other honored graduate members at the right.

https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1um59fnj64322q1hdw02.jpg

^ About to place her own photo on that wall, still teary.

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1ugewlyj64802tc4qt02.jpg

^ Putting it on the wall.

https://wx3.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1u8dttzj645f2rm4qt02.jpg

^ Hi-five-ing w/ the departing audience of that theater performance, while struggling to squeeze a smile.

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBly1gut1x9l0m8j63q02hcx6r02.jpg

^ Smiling w/ her reddened eyes.

Goodbye, big bro! :(
A video recap of those & more, w/ a brief behind-the-scenes footage at the end too:

 

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This decoration set for celebrating the birthday of a relatively new member in the 3rd team of SNH48 (seen in the pic below), placed by her fanclub at the 1/F lobby of their exclusive theater, looks quite simple & low-cost ( lol ), but still pretty nice & neat in its overall design & feel, & is already impressively looking for a newbie member: :cool:

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/002VZWIBgy1gv1dpvlartj61900u0n4n02.jpg

The transferee from CKG48, in which she was also a newbie just before her transference, lol is now a member of SNH48's current strongest team. :)
 

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A former group ace of SNH48, the very 1st solo artist of the same company after graduation, as the spokesperson of a lips beauty product line - an uber huge pic of her in an ad of it:

https://wx1.sinaimg.cn/large/0080HoD7gy1gup5eixz4ij64mo73kkjt02.jpg

^ You can also see her signature at the lower left. :)
A commercial of it:

Behind-the-scenes footage of that commercial:


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Another one, of a foundation product, of which she's also the spokesperson:

Behind-the-scenes footage of that commercial: