Every close to summer, the most popular idol group in Asia, SNH48 will hold a senbatsu sousenkyo event or known as SNH48 Group's most popular idol selection. As usual, SNH48 will open the event in May every year. A single to welcome the election has also been prepared ahead of time.
Although it has not been announced the fifth SNH48 election will be themed "Dili Qian Xing (砥砺 前 行)". Those words have a meaning in the English, "Continue Forward".
This is known after the spread of photos above on Weibo social networking. Previously SNH48's election themes in the election were first election: Stepping Forward (Yixin Xiang Qian), second: Mengxiang Gaofei 梦想 高飞 (High Fly Dream), third: Biyicifei 比翼齐飞 (Fly Together), and fourth: Wo Xin Aoxiang 我 心 翱翔 (My Heart Soars High).
SNH48 will officially announce the fifth senbatsu sousenkyo tonight (11/05/2018) along with their latest EP titled "Senlin Faze" or Rimba Law. This event will be followed by five idol groups SNH48, BEJ48, GNZ48, SHY48, and CKG48