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ABU TV Song Festival 2019

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  • November 19, 2019
  • Tuesday, 7PM to 9PM

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November 19, 2019

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Programme Department

Event details

  • November 19, 2019
  • Tuesday, 7PM to 9PM

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ABU TV Song Festival 2019

Tuesday, 7PM to 9PM
November 19, 2019

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ABU TV Song Festival 2019

Tuesday, 7PM to 9PM
November 19, 2019

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) – Australia

Performer: Dan Sultan

Brief intro:
Dan Sultan is one of Australian’s most beloved Indigenous singer-songwriters. Straddling genres from rock and roll to blues, gospel and even children’s music, his music explores life in modern Australia. He has won three ARIA Awards (and been nominated for 13), the highest honor for an Australian musician. He has won numerous Indigenous Music awards, appeared in iconic Australian films, and his records have topped ARIA charts and been certified Gold. He is been described as one of this country’s finest vocalists and guitarists. Dan Sultan continues to live up to his reputation as the songbird of our generation.
Kay TSE - 2

Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) – Hong Kong, China

Performer: Kay Tse

Brief intro: Kay Tse is a popular Cantopop star in Hong Kong and Greater China. She is a recording artist and TV talent born and raised in Hong Kong. She made her music debut in 2005 and quickly became a prominent artiste in the entertainment media. Known for her remarkable vocal range and versatile genres of pop, rock, soul and jazz music, Kay enjoys huge success in her various albums, concerts and world tours, and has won many music awards in her singing career. Kay has been honored with the “Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award” in 2010. She is always working to develop glamour and diversity in her professional path. 

Doordarshan (DD) – India

Performer: A. R. Rahman

Brief intro:
A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music.  Rahman, according to a BBC estimate, has sold more than 150 million copies of his work comprising of music from more than 100 film soundtracks and albums across over half a dozen languages, including landmark scores such as 'Roja', 'Bombay', Dil Se', 'Taal', 'Lagaan', ‘Vandemataram',  'Jodhaa Akbar', 'Slumdog Millionaire', '127 Hours' and countless more. Rahman pursued music as a career at a very young age and after assisting leading musicians in India went on to compose jingles and scores for popular Indian television features. He also obtained a degree in western classical music from the Trinity College of Music, London and set up his own in-house studio called Panchathan Record-Inn at Chennai. In 1991, noted film maker Mani Ratnam offered Rahman a movie called Roja which was a run-away success and brought nationwide fame and acclaim to the composer. The movie also won Rahman the Indian National Award for the best music composer, the first time ever by a debutant. In 2008, Rahman's work gained global prominence with the extraordinary success of his score for 'Slumdog Millionaire' that won 8 Academy Awards including two for Rahman, for Best Score and Best Song. Rahman won over 15 awards for this score including two Grammys, the Golden Globe and the BAFTA. Rahman, marked his entry as a writer and producer of 99 Songs, his maiden film venture and is the writer and director of the Cinematic sensory project, Le Musk.

LPP Televisi Republik Indonesia (TVRI) – Indonesia

Performer: Hanin Dhiya

Brief intro:

Hanin Dhiya started her career since she was 13 years old, by winning the runner-up position for the popular Indonesian reality talent search show, Rising Star 1 (2014). Her achievement got her signed as a singer under the international major label, Warner Music Indonesia – who now released one full album and lots of popular singles.

Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) – Japan

Performer: Hey! Say! JUMP

Brief intro:
Formed in 2007, Hey! Say! JUMP is an idol group comprised of Ryosuke Yamada, Yuri Chinen, Yuto Nakajima, Daiki Arioka, Takaki Yuya, Kei Inoo, Hikaru Yaotome, and Kota Yabu. In November of the same year, they made a debut with a single “Ultra Music Power,” which ranked top on the Oricon Chart. Until today, they have released numerous smash hit songs, including “Shinken Sunshine”, “Over the Top”, and “Mayonaka no Shadow Boy”, which all of the releases have topped the weekly charts. They made their first appearance on “The 68th NHK Kōhaku Uta Gassen (Red & White Year-end Song Festival” in December, 2017. This October, a new album “PARADE” is set to be released. From this November to January of 2020, they will be playing concerts at dome stadiums in Osaka, Nagoya, Tokyo, and Fukuoka, for a Japan tour titled “Hey! Say! JUMP DOME TOUR 2019 - 2020 PARADE”.
JSC Khabar Agency-Kazakhstan(Dimash Kudaibergen)

JSC “Khabar Agency” (JSC) – Kazakhstan

Performer: Dimash Kudaibergen

Brief intro:
Dimash Kudaibergen is a Kazakh singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is university trained in classical as well as in contemporary music and is known for his wide vocal range. Kudaibergen has performed songs in twelve different languages,his native language Kazakh, Russian, Mandarin, English, French, Italian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Serbian, Kyrgyz, German, and Spanish.

Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) – Republic of Korea

Performer: TWICE

Brief intro:
TWICE is a K-Pop girl group produced by JYP Entertainment through the reality program [SIXTEEN].
The group is composed of 9 members: NAYEON, JEONGYEON, MOMO, SANA, JIHYO, MINA, DAHYUN, CHAEYOUNG, and TZUYU.
Debuted on October 20th, 2015 with the 1st EP [THE STORY BEGINS] that featured the title track “Like OOH-AHH”, the group then achieved bigger fame in 2016 with the 2nd EP [PAGE TWO] that featured “CHEER UP.” Since then, the group has won several big awards with TWICE’s own music style 'color pop' and continued to release the unique bright, energetic and catchy songs: “TT”, “KNOCK KNOCK”, “SIGNAL”, “LIKEY”, “Heart Shaker”, "What is Love?", "Dance The Night Away", "YES or YES","The Best Thing I Ever Did" and "FANCY".
Given the title of 'one Top girl group' in Asia, TWICE is growing with a meaningful expansion of more global presence.

TDM – Teledifusão de Macau, S. A. (TDM) – Macau, China   

Performer: Adelino Da Silva

Brief intro:
Adelino Da Silva is a singer-songwriter and actor active in Macau. He won the “Best of the Pop” pop song contest hosted by TDM in 2012 & 2019, the Golden Award song “Leave Again” is written and sung by him. And he was the youngest Golden Award winner in the contest.

Turkish Radio Television Corporation (TRT) – Turkey

Performer: Mustafa Sandal

Brief intro:
Mustafa Sandal, born in İstanbul, commonly known as Musti, is a famous Turkish pop singer. In 1994, his first album named “ Suc Bende” made a very big impression. And in 1996 with his second album called “Golgede Ayni”, he reached a circulation of 3.5 million sales. In 1999, he made an appoinment with Sony Music and presented himself to the world with his song “Araba”. In 2003 with his single “Moonlight” and his album”Seven” he once again met with the European music fans. His track was on the list of bestseller in Europe for two and a half months. In 2007 he started his tour in Turkey with the number of five hundred thousand audiences. His albums have sold over thirteen millon copies all over the world. Mustafa Sandal, who attracted attention with his compositions well as a singer, made countless songs among the unforgettable Turkish music. He is among the most successful pop singers in Turkey. He is fluent in English,Italian and French
VTV-Vietnam(HOANG THUY LINH)

Vietnam Television (VTV) – Vietnam

Performer: Hoang Thuy Linh

Brief intro:
Hoang Thuy Linh is a Vietnamese female singer and actress who won a nomination for the Dedication Award. Her genre is mainly young music, Ballad and Dance-pop. Her famous songs are “Falling", "Cake drifting water", "Let Me tell you", "Tu Phu".

The ABU with the cooperation of Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) will be holding the 8th International TV Song Festival on 19 November 2019 in conjunction with the 56th ABU General Assembly.

The ABU TV Song Festival will be a celebration of popular music featuring high-profile musical talents, not a competition among amateur musical talents. Participating member organizations will be 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 about 10 international musical acts representing ABU members, and will have a running time of two hours.