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ABU TV Song Festival 2015


4th ABU TV SONG FESTIVAL 2015 in Istanbul              

The 4th ABU TV Song Festival 2015 would be held on 28 October, 2015, in Istanbul, Turkey, in conjunction with the 52nd ABU General Assembly.
The ABU TV Song Festival is a celebration of popular music featuring high-profile musical talents, not a competition among amateurs.
Participating member organisations are invited to provide a solo artist or musical group who enjoy mass appeal in their home country to be featured in the song festival. The program will showcase musical acts representing ABU members, and will have a running time of one and half hours.

2015 Performers



Mozhdah was the first female artist to come into the Afghan music scene after 30 years of war, the first of her generation to travel to Afghanistan and pave the way for other artists, and is also the only Afghan artist to produce hit records in English and capture a global audience. She actively uses her platform to help rebuild Afghanistan and specifically help the Afghan women, children and youth. In 2010 Mozhdah performed for the Obamas at the White House in celebration of International Women’s day. She has also had her own successful talk show and has been referred to as the Oprah of Afghanistan by CNN and other major news networks. 

Song performing :Your Pride, My Poison

Vivian Koo
(TVB-Hong Kong)

Vivian Koo started her singing career in China since 2008.  She has participated in various singing contests in difference provinces of China and swept several awards for her stylish performance.  With this background, she joined the TV Show “ The Voice Season 4” hosted by TVB in Hong Kong in 2014. Since then she made her appearance in the Hong Kongentertainment fieldand soon became an attractive idol among the young generation of Hong Kong.  She released her first single "想家" in 2011.   In these blooming years, she has extended her performance into hosting TV programs,dancing and stage shows in the Asian region.  

Song performing : Accept The Part


SCANDAL is one of Japan’s leading all-girl rock bands. By receiving the Best New Artist Award of the Japan Record Award, with all their albums ranking in top 5 in Japan’s Oricon chart, and just having a successfully concluded 5 month-long, 41-show solo world tour “SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2015 ‘HELLO WORLD’”, the all-girl group is surely currently taking the world by storm!

Song performing : Sisters

Dinmukhammed Kudaibergen

Dimash Kudaibergenov is a Kazakh singer. He performs vocal works of various genres and regularly takes part in various cultural events. He was born in 1994 in Aktobe city in a musical family. His parents - Kanat Aitbaev and Svetlana Aitbaeva – are honored workers of culture of Kazakhstan.

Song performing : Daididau


Ernie Zakri


Ernie Zakri was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and raised in Bangsar.  She started singing when she was 5 years old and started with classical voice 4 years ago in Universiti Teknologi MARA under the tutelage of Madam Faezah Hamdan and well-known classical singer in Malaysia,  Miss Syafinaz Selamat. As a singer, she has won  Bintang RTM 2009 and received her Diploma in Music and Bachelor of Music Performance (Honours) in UiTM.
She also experienced in performing with National Symphony Orchestra and Malaysian Traditional Orchestra, Istana Budaya, the most prestigious venue for all types of theatre.

Song performing : Dialah di Hati


Ma Man Lei, Kyla

Ma Man Lai (Kyla), well known by her unique style, is a Macanese singer. She is publicly known by her singing skill. As all-around singer, Kyla performed in various public shows and entertainment including musicals, dramas, and movies. Since 2000, she actively participated in many different singing competitions, which makes remarkable achievements with numerous awards.

Song performing : Back to Back


Unoosha is recognized as the leading performer and vocalist of Maldives. She has recently launched her International Career by being the first ever Maldivian to sing for a Bollywood Movie. Her song “Heywalla” for Jism2 was a super hit and on Aug 27th2013 she recorded her 1st Hindi song for Jism3 which is due to be released this year. Unoosha is the first ever individual from Maldives to be verified by Facebook as well. She has vast experience in the music industry and up to now has performed as a headliner at several resorts during the festive periods. Furthermore she has performed at big local events and more recently has made her breakthrough out onto the international stage as her own solo shows of Unoosha Live In Colombo & Unoosha Live in Kerala was very successful. Unoosha has performed at the most highest &prestigious events ever held in Maldives, which includes: 17th Saarc Summit, World Travel awards, Maldives Travel awards Mariah Carey Wedding Renewals, Boney M Live in Male, & Many More.

Song performing : The Maldives Song


Murat Dalkiliç

Murat Dalkilic who started his professional music career as guitarist released his debut album in 2008.Since then he became one of the most popular Turkish Pop Music singer in Turkey. The young singer has won more than 10 prestigious music awards. As well as his successful music career he has drawn attention as actor and TV program host. 

Song performing :  Katilimiz Olursun


Dinh Manh Ninh

As a young artist to pursue a progressive nature genre, modern and quite new in Viet Nam, Dinh Manh Ninh has always been perceived as a strong potential young artist for musical path. He had certain contributions to the aesthetic evolution of music for young people in Viet Nam. 

Song performing : In the music tonight

 (KBS - Korea)

CNBLUE is a Korean rock band, made up of 4 members: Jung Yong Hwa (Leader, Guitar, Rap, Main Vocal), Lee Jong Hyun (Guitar, Vocal), Kang Min Hyuk (Drum), and Lee Jung Shin (Bass). The band rose to fame through their debut track, “I’m a Loner,” in the year 2010, and continued their way to stardom through their hit Japanese single “Where You Are,” which topped the Oricon Single Charts in 2012. This was especially notable, since they have become the first international band to top the charts in over 41 years. The band has also become a familiar figure to K-pop fans through their roles in famous dramas and variety shows, such as “You’re Beautiful” (Jung Yong Hwa), “Gentleman’s Dignity” (Lee Jong Hyun), “The Heir” (Kang Min Hyuk), “We Got Married” (Jung Yong Hwa and Lee Jong Hyun), and “Fashion King – Secret Box” (Lee Jung Shin). Recently, CNBLUE released their new album, titled "2gether.”

Song performing : Cinderella

Zahra Damariva

(TVRI - Indonesia)


Zahra Damariva born in April 12, 1997. Started her carrier at a kids talent search ‘Idola Cilik RCTI’ in 2011. She released her own Album ‘Langkahku’, and now in 2015 She released her single ‘Cinta Tak Terhadang’. She has participated in many concerts and events in the country.

Song performing : No Return

Sanjivani Bhelande
(DD - India)

Sanjivani Bhelande is a renowned singer for Bollywood films as well as a brilliant live stage performer with 1000 plus live concerts to her credit.She has sung for several Bollywood films like Kareeb,Kya dilne kaha,Socha na tha etc and has won the best singer award for her song 'Chori chori nazrein'. She has  written and sung English translations of 16thcentury saint poet Meerabai's songs in her unique fusion album MEERA AND ME. Sanjivani has composed and sung around 100 tracks for the online youtube spiritual channel Rajshrisoul. Sanjivani holds a Masters degree in Commerce, a diploma in mass communication and a degree in Hindustani music. She also trains in the Indian classical Odissi dance form.

Song Performing : Radiant Ruby

For more information, please contact:
Hanizah Mohd Hamzah (Mrs)
Senior Executive for TV
Tel: +603 2283 5187

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