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ABU TV Song Festival 2020

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  • December 14, 2020
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Programme Department

Event details

  • December 14, 2020
  • Monday, 2PM to 4PM

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ABU TV Song Festival 2020

Monday, 2PM to 4PM
December 14, 2020

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ABU TV Song Festival 2020

Monday, 2PM to 4PM
December 14, 2020

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF PERFORMERS

Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) – Brunei

Performer: AUF ISMAIL

Song Title: I AM THE STAR

Brief intro:
Auf Ismail is one of the versatile local singers with a powerful voice that is capable of singing various types of song genres especially ballad, pop, jazz, rock and more. He began to be active in singing after winning a local singing competition “Akulah Juara” organized by Radio Television Brunei (TV Entertainment Unit). From there he began to appear in local TV entertainment shows as a guest singer. In 2018 & 2019 he represented Brunei Darussalam in Rapsodi 18 and Rapsodi 19 programs (MOU Brunei-Singapore singing Program).“Akulah Bintang” was his first single and at the same time it was his first step in the field of song lyrics writing, while the lyrics of the song “Akulah Bintang” was written based on his experience participating in “Akulah Juara” competition.

Sichuan Radio and Television (SRT) – China

Performer: Sonam Gonpo

Song Title: You and Me on the Plateau

Brief intro:
Sonam Gonpo also known as Si Lang Gong Bu is a singer of Ganzi Prefecture National Song and Dance Ensemble. He served as an image promotion ambassador for the "Tibetan Idol". His representatives are "Just to Meet You", "Cradle in the Sky", "King Gesar", "Sky Boundary", etc. In 2012, he was starred as Songzän Gambo in the epic musical Princess Wencheng. He participated in Rival for the Wonder of CCTV-15 and won the championship of “King of Tibetan Singers” in year 2013. In 2015, he participated in part of the theme song of the closing ceremony of the "Chinese Paralympic Games". He was starred as the male leading role in the national musical the Love Song of Kangding in year 2016.In 2017, he participated in the "Voice of Dreams" in "Zhejiang Satellite TV" and won the championship and the title of slam "Big Devil". He also won the "Hong Kong Chinese Golden Melody Award for Best National Potential Singer".


		
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Doordarshan (DD) – India

Performer: Akashvani Vadya Vrind

Song Title: My India

Brief intro: 
Vadya Vrind, is an orchestra of Indian musicians playing Indian and western instruments
to the music of Folk, Western, Light, Karnatak and Hindustani classical music.It was started by the legend sitar player Pt. Ravi Sankar and Sri T.K. Jayaram Iyer. Since the set-up 68 years ago, many generations of Indian musicians have contributed to Vadya Vrind performances including performing to Foreign dignitaries.

LPP Televisi Republik Indonesia (TVRI) – Indonesia

Performer: Epo D’Fenomeno

Song Title: My Love Get Locked down

Brief intro:
Onessias Chelvox Urbinas (born September 22, 1992), known professionally by his stage name Epo D'Fenomeno, is an Indonesian rapper, singer, songwriter. He is a native Papuan rapper who was born in Jayapura City and started active in the local Hip Hop Rap community from 2009. His life journey in musics started when he initiated to establish a group of 2 members in 2009, before then he decided to join another group, the DXH CREW in 2011 and then started to exist with a group formation of 7 members. Since then, the group has made various performances, mostly they performed on the streets for two consecutive years until 2012. Epo is also actively involved in humanitarian actions, he initiated  local culture preservation actions, and volunteered himself as a speaker in several schools & colleges. As the development of Rap's work began to be accepted by some Papuans & from the streets, Rappers in Jayapura began to take to the big stage, local TV stations, local radios. Despite his preference as a solo singer, he actively join in collaboration performances with other musicians. Musicians can’t perform on the road but they’re still able to create music during the coronavirus pandemic. In a bid to advise people to follow health instructions to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Papua, Epo D’fenomeno composed a song related to life in quarantine and social distancing. He collaborated with Jayapura Police Office, had some police officers and other musician fellows  to get involved in recording the song before they put it through online social media. As the results, the song has gone viral across the country. He becomes more popular among Indonesian netizens as his youtube channel attracks thousands subscibers, making him the most viewed You Tube channel owner in his region, Papua.

Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) – Japan

Performer: HATSUNE MIKU

Brief intro:

Hatsune Miku is music software developed by Crypton Future Media, INC., and it enables anyone to make the computer sing by entering lyrics and melodies. As a massive number of users created music using the software and posted their works on the Internet, Hatsune Miku quickly evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Moreover, Hatsune Miku has gained much attention as a character, involved in many fields such as merchandising and live performance as a virtual singer. Now her popularity has spread across the globe.

Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) – Republic of Korea

Performer: TAEMIN

Song Title: IDEA

Brief intro:
Taemin is a SHINee member who debuted in 2008, and is gaining global popularity by combining excellent singing, powerful performance, and stylish visuals. As a solo singer, he also presents unique music and performances, he has proved to be a "special ace" in the K-pop scene by making hits such as "The Thief," "Press Your Number," "MOVE," "WANT," and "Criminal."
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Teledifusão de Macau, S. A. (TDM) – Macau, China

Performer: Sean Pang & Germano Guilherme

Song Title:

“Unsatisfied” by Sean Pang & “United” by Germano Guilherme

Brief intro:
Sean Pang is a singer, song-writer, vocal coach and music producer, who was born and raised in Macau. Prior to becoming a professional singer, he has always been gaining awards in different singing contests. In 2007, Sean was the Champion of Macau New Star East Asia Music Contest and became a singer. After that, he was awarded ‘The Best New Artist’ in The 9th Jingewang Global Chinese Music Ceremony and one of his song ‘Female Satan’ was awarded ‘My favourite Chinese Song’ in 2014 M21 Music Award Ceremony.  Since 2004 until last year, Sean has been gaining various prizes from “TDM – Best of the Pop” and in 2007, he was crowned the Golden Prize winner of the event.
Germano Guilherme is one of the few Macanese singers in Macau who has talented singing skill, outstanding appearance and trilingual abilities in Chinese, English and Portuguese. Since 2006, he has been performing for various world-class events including the 2nd Asian Indoor Games, the opening ceremony of the 11th National Games of the People's Republic of China and ABU TV Song Festival 2018. In 2009, Germano participated in a popular TV show in Hong Kong, which awarded him "Best Performance Award" and the fifth place in the competition, after which he officially became a Hong Kong artist.
Germano has got several awards in his singing career while in 2018, his song “Dare to Wait” has crowned him the Golden Prize winner of the 16th “TDM - Best of the Pop”. Currently, Germano mainly developes his career in Macau, Hong Kong and China. 

Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) – Malaysia

Performer: FLOOR 88

Song Title: DEBT

Brief intro:
Floor 88 is a band formed in 2005 and became active around 2011.The band was formed by Zai Hamzah as a guitarist and now consists of 6 of them namely Falikh (Bassist), Eric (Keyboardist), Akram (drummer), Ayie (Vocalist), Amir (2nd Guitar) and Zai (lead guitar). The band, who hails from Selangor, featuring for Rock, Pop and experimental music. The passion and ambition to succeed in this industry makes every member of Floor 88 work hard and the result when they are accepted as the recoding artist under Rusa Music.

Radio Tulsipur – Nepal

Performer : Sindhu Malla

Song Title :  Pirati ko jala

Brief intro:
Sindhu Malla is a Nepali singer who sings modern, folk, duet and pop songs. She has also sung for the film. Songs like 'Rato Sarima', 'Kahan Ho Kahan', 'Dharanko Bazarama' became popular.  The song 'Chair Music Chair' released in 2019 is the latest song so far. She has released about 20 albums in her 20-year singing journey.

Turkish Radio Television Corporation (TRT) – Turkey

Performer: Öykü Gürman

Song Title: FOR YOUR ONE WORD

Brief intro:
Öykü Gürman started her musical education at a young age. She graduated from Pera Fine Arts High School in 2001. During this time, she took active roles in school concerts both as a violin and as a soloist. In 2001, she won the Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory and continued her music education by taking violin and singing lessons. She took private violin lessons from Cihat Aşkın. She performed as a soloist in various flamenco ensembles, school orchestras. In 2007, the video of the song "Painted Front of Their House", which they performed together with her twin brother, was clicked by millions of people when they uploaded it on YouTube. Continuing her music career alone, the singer started as an actress in television projects. Öykü Gürman, who has been in 4 films and TV series so far, has played the character of Asiye Kaleli in Sen Anlat Karadeniz, one of the last series she played and made music.
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State Committee of Turkmenistan for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography (TVTM) – Turkmenistan

Performer: Begmyrat Annamyradov

Song Title: Bitarap yurt Turkmenistan

Brief intro:
Begmyrat Annamyradov was born on 29th of October of 1983 year in Mary district. He graduated Turkmen National Institute of World Languages named after Dovletmamed Azadi in 2005 year. He was interested in music from an early age. His creative career begins in 2009. He is not only a singer, but also the author of his songs.

National Television and Radio Company of Uzbekistan (MTRK) – Uzbekistan

Performer: Ilyosbek I. Arabov 

Song Title: What happens – Come

Brief intro:
Ilyosbek I. Arabov is graduated from the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan in 2010. He was the winner of the State Prize "Nihol"in 2008.  He is the winner of the UNESCO Prize of the 8th International Festival “Sharq Taronalari” in 2011. He took 1st place in the 5th international competition “Mugam” in Azerbaijan in 2018..

Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) – Vanuatu

Performer: Tokosouwia

Song Title: Resilience

Brief intro:
This is a well known local string band group in Vanuatu and very popular amongst the local crowd.  The Band started in 2003 and so far they have produced 13 albums altogether.  This song is a new song and will go into their next album. Vanuatu has a unique culture the world needs to know and it is the sound of its local string band.  Local string band came about during the colonial days.

Vietnam Television (VTV) – Vietnam

Performer: Dương Hoàng Yên

Song Title: Hanoi beauties in 12 flower seasons

Brief intro:
Dương Hoàng Yến was born on 15 June 1991. She is the promising singer of "Sao Mai rendezvous 2008”. She won the Gold Medal in National Young Talents 2012 & Championship of "Perfect Couple" 2014. She participated in Asia Song Festival 2017 & was the First Runner-Up of "Star Battle" 2018. In 2020, she won the Championship of Geniuses Couple.

The ABU TV Song Festival (ATSF), is envisioned as an annual international gala event to be organised in coordination with ABU members. The year the Festival will take the form of a webcasted / televised, non-competitive celebration of popular music representing the geographical and cultural expanse of the Asia-Pacific region. At the heart of the Festival will be an up to two-hour concert (“Festival Concert”). With the robust cooperation of ABU member organisations, the Festival will showcase top solo or group talents hailing from an array of national music scenes.